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

World Alliance of Pituitary Organizations: December 2019 Newsletter

Read the WAPO (World Alliance of Pituitary Organizations) December 2019 newsletter with news and activities from pituitary patient organizations from around the world. Through WAPO,...

PWN at Spain’s 2019 Endocrinology Society Congress

From the desk of Jorge D Faccinetti, co-founder - The Spanish Society of Endocrinology or SEEN (Sociedad Española de Endocrinologia y Nutricion) had their...

Will we ever be able to use stem cells to regenerate the pituitary gland?

A commentary from Dr. Lewis S Blevins Jr. co-founder - I was recently asked if I felt that we would ever be able to use...

Raising GP’s Awareness in Diagnosing Cushing’s

From the Pituitary Foundation in the UK, a Cushing's awarenesses initiative targeting primary care physicians (GP'S).  For October Cushing’s awareness activities, the Pituitary Foundation in...
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From the Spanish Association of People Affected by Acromegaly

November 1 is World Acromegaly Day!  This fun video from the Asociacion Española de Afectados por Acromegalia is a great way to explain the...

WAPO participates in Cushing’s Patient Journey Summit 2019

The World Alliance of Pituitary Organizations (WAPO) will participate in the upcoming Cushing's Support and Research Foundation (CSRF) conference slated for October 4 to...

From Spain:  A story of a pharmacist and acromegaly

From the desk of J D Faccinetti – cofounder.  We often scan the world for compelling stories that broaden the awareness of pituitary disease and...

Important healthcare public policy work in Ecuador

This initiative comes from  Margarita Vasquez, from FAETH (Fundacion de Apoyo a Enfermos con Transtornos Hipofisiario), an Ecuadorian foundation and WAPO member, that supports patients...

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...

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