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Reflection

The worst part of getting ill is that I have too much time to think about the past.  I’ve done a good job not thinking about any crappy events from the past by keeping busy.  774 more words

Cushing's Syndrome

Hospital Update - November 2016

Hi guys,

Hope you’re all well. As I mentioned in my last post, I was referred to the hospital by my diabetes nurse and I had the appointment last Thursday. 586 more words

Update

When it rains...

My husband has always said that if animals have special needs, they will find us. Pretty much true, and that’s okay with us. Bodhi came to us about four months ago as a dog born blind, but it’s beginning to look like he might have other special needs. 569 more words

Cats

Mirror Mirror

To look in the mirror and not even recognise yourself is a terrible thing.  Illness has taken so much away from me.  My work, ability to drive, to walk, to socialise, but to have your very identity stolen is incredibly painful.   651 more words

Chronic Illness

Cushing's syndrome and adrenal insufficiency - the gifts that keeps on giving!

If I told you there was a rare endocrine illness that makes you fat, you probably wouldn’t believe me. There is never going to be a good time to have a chronic illness, but even so it could have had the decency to not arrive just as I had everything going so well. 1,159 more words

Adrenal Insufficiency

Causes of Cushing’s Syndrome

Cushing’s syndrome—also referred to as hypercortisolism—is fairly rare. However, researchers have boiled down a few key causes of Cushing’s syndrome, which you’ll read about below. 601 more words

Cushing's

Midnight Salivary Cortisol Versus Urinary Free and Midnight Serum Cortisol as Screening Tests for Cushing's Syndrome

From PubMed

Gafni RI, Papanicolaou DA, Nieman LK.
Developmental Endocrinology Branch, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Warren Grant Magnuson Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892-1862, USA. 588 more words

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