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News and best practices from members of the World Alliance of Pituitary Organizations – WAPO – and other interesting global developments.

Alert others of your condition to keep you safe

From our friends at the Pituitary Foundation in the UK comes this significant initiative to keep pituitary patients safe by alerting others to their condition....

Cortisol Matters! Learn why.

Why is it important to know about the symptoms of hypercortisolism and its clinical consequences? And why is early detection so critical?  The answers...

From The Netherlands, AdrenalNET: a comprehensive website for Adrenal disorders

If you suffer from an adrenal disease or would like to learn more about it, AdrenalNET offers comprehensive, reliable, easy to access scientific and...
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A picture is worth a thousand words. No translation needed!

From The French Acromegaly patient organization, Acromegales, pas seulement - This is an excellent awareness video from French acromegaly patient organization "Acromegales, pas Seulement" on the symptoms...
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Acromegaly patient organization in Argentina launches new disease awareness video

From Sandra Mesri, president of Apehi, (The Argentine Asociation for Patients Affected by a Pituitary Disorder) comes a new promotional video.  Sandra tells us...

Brazil adopts telemedicine strategy to get specialized medicine to remote areas

From the desk of JD Faccinetti cofounder - This article on the Brazilian Medical Council recent decision to approve telemedicine services comes to us...

News from Chile and Ecuador

Margarita Vazques de Amoroso, founder, and president of Faeth in Ecuador sent us some information on their monthly meetings.   "We try to get...
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From Spain: The “Look at your Photos” campaign

A campaign from Spain to raise awareness of acromegaly is up for an award.  It is very nicely done!  For those of you who...
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From the UK Dan Jeffries talks about acromegaly

A great video from UK contributor Dan Jeffries to mark Acromegaly Day November 1, 2018.  Learn more about Dan here.   

On November 1, organizations around the world mark Acromegaly Day

Patient and advocacy organizations around the world are poised to recognize Nov 1 as Acromegaly Day with awareness programs that aim to spread information and awareness...

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