Stigma: “a mental or physical mark that is characteristic of a defect or disease”

An Opinion and commentary from JD Faccinetti, Chairman, and co-founder.  I’ve always been interested in stigma, particularly the stigma associated with pituitary disease, and...

Acromegaly that is difficult to determine

Listen to a discussion of Acromegaly cases that, for a variety of clinical and biochemical reasons, are difficult to discern.  Learn about people with...

Podcasts: The long-term ramifications of Cushing’s

In this informative podcast, Dr. Lewis Blevins explores the long-term issues affecting people with Cushing's disease and syndrome.  For more information on Cushing's download...

Growth Hormone Deficiency: Thoughts on medical decision making

In this podcasts, Dr. Blevins discusses growth hormone replacement, growth hormone deficiency tests, and some of the implications that affect medical decision making.     Music by Patrick...

Podcast: Endoscopic Pituitary Surgery

Today's podcast brings together Dr. Phillip Thedosopoulos, Professor and Vice Chairman of Neurological Surgery at the University of California San Francisco and Director of...

More on Opioids and Pain

In a recent podcast on acromegaly and arthritis, we discussed the opioid use crisis currently gripping the United States. The podcast focused primarily on arthropathy, articular,...

Arthritis and acromegaly

Arthropathy is one of the most insidious conditions that can affect people with acromegaly often with challenging quality of life issues.   Bone and joint...

PWN technology corner: A look at Telehealth

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services defines telehealth as the "use of electronic information...

One of the world’s greatest neurosurgeons and pioneer of transsphenoidal pituitary surgery dies at...

Charles Wilson MD was, by all accounts, an outlier.  Much has been written about his accomplishments as a surgeon and teacher, but for pituitary...

Diet, nutrition, diabetes and pulmonary function, yoga and belly fat, ectopic acromegaly and more…

Weekly briefing: articles of interest for people dealing with pituitary and related conditions. Diet and nutrition. The JAMA recently published the latest in what has...

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