A big thank you!

From the desk of JD Faccinetti co-founder - On behalf of Dr. Lewis Blevins and myself, a big thank you to Engage Health for recognizing Pituitary...

Briefings for August 2018

Interesting information and news for people living and dealing with pituitary conditions.   Leptin: According to experts increasing Leptin sensitivity may help in weight loss. There is still much...

Acromegaly Community 2019 National Conference: Save the date!

Leading patient support group Acromegaly Community announced they will hold their national patient conference in conjunction with The Pituitary Society Sixteenth International Pituitary Congress March 20-22,...

New York Times story underlines pituitary patients’ struggles with delayed diagnosis.

A recent New York Times Sunday Magazine article by Lisa Sanders M.D. featured PWN cofounder Lewis Blevins, M.D. and the experiences of one of...

Insurance issues and clinical trials

From Jill Sisco, patient advocate, president of the acromegaly community and PWN contributor comes this commentary on insurance out-of-pocket charges and an update on...

What about the Children?

From the desk of Linda M. Rio, M.A., Marriage and Family Therapist and PWN contributor. I recently met with someone diagnosed with a pituitary tumor who...

Tipping the Point

From Linda M. Rio, Marriage and Family Therapist - So, what is the tipping point where the word “pituitary” will no longer have to be...

Acromegaly portraits: A photo essay by Spain’s acromegaly community

In a fantastic photo exposition from our friends at the Spanish Acromegaly Association, Raquel Ciriza, and her team illustrate this point with stunning, beautiful visuals...

NORD issues statement regarding insurance copays

Today the National Organization for Rare Disorders - NORD - issued a statement and provided a very useful explanation regarding the increasing use of copay...

Substandard drugs: In what world is this remotely acceptable?

  Español From the desk of Jorge D Faccinetti Cofounder and Chairman, Pituitary World News -  I recently learned that substandard drugs for acromegaly and...

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