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...

Lab tests and Dr.’s appointments: A PWN survey of reader’s opinions

We recently did a survey to explore opinions and attitudes about laboratory testing prior to a visit with your doctor.  The reason: patients are...

Articles of interest for people dealing with pituitary disorders.

Insurance rumblings:  As far as we can tell these are not widespread tactics but some insurance companies are limiting the use of drug copays...

The #MeToo Movement and Pituitary Disorders

From Linda M. Rio, MA, Marriage & Family Therapist -  This past weekend I participated, along with thousands of women and men in the Women’s...

ACTH producing adenomas

Today's podcast is on ACTH producing pituitary adenomas.  Dr. Blevins discusses the different factors and theories that lead to the development of these tumors, challenges in diagnosis...

Survey results and a discussion on Cyclical Cushing’s Syndrome

This podcast focuses on the results of our latest Pituitary World News survey on Cyclical Cushing's Syndrome.  Dr. Blevins offers his views and a very interesting,...

What to Expect after Successful Surgery for Cushing’s Disease

From Lewis S. Blevins Jr., M.D. - Medical Director of the California Center for Pituitary Disorders at UCSF and Pituitary World News co-founder.   Cushing’s...

Dr. Blevins reviews an empty sella case

From Lewis S. Blevins Jr. M.D. - Pituitary World News co-founder and Director of the Center for Pituitary Disorders at UCSF. - I had the...

Podcast: Dan’s journey

I was fortunate to cross paths with Dan Jeffries a few weeks ago and chat with him about his journey with Acromegaly and a...

PODCAST: Sleep apnea and acromegaly

Studies suggest that sleep apnea is a very common and potentially dangerous condition for people with acromegaly if not properly treated.  Today's podcast presents an engaging...

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