Is Your Built-In Alarm System Sabotaging Your Body? Meet Cortisol

From Carmina McGee, MS, RDN, LE  In continuing my series on hormones, we are going to tackle the hormone Cortisol in this article. Cortisol is...

More from Spain: Acromegalia conference packed with valuable information.

Madrid, Spain: J D Faccinetti reporting.   The Spanish Association of People affected by Acromegaly has a full schedule for this week's conference in Madrid packed with...

Podcast – Macrilen: a new growth hormone stimulation test

This podcasts by Dr. Lewis Blevins offers a comprehensive review of growth hormone, GH deficiency, diagnostic testing, a statistics discussion on the strength and accuracy...

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...

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...

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