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Addison's Disease vs Cushing's Syndrome Nursing

Cushing’s and Addison’s Disease. An endocrine NCLEX review on how to differentiate between Cushing’s Syndrome/Disease vs Addison’s and Addisonian Crisis. In this video, I will discuss the pathophysiology, signs & symptoms, and nursing interventions for these endocrine disorders of the adrenal cortex and pituitary glands. 787 more words

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The MAGIC Foundation’s Annual Adult Convention

Lots of Cushies go to this meeting. Dr. Theodore Friedman (Dr. F) will be one of the speakers.

The MAGIC Foundation’s Annual Adult Convention

July 21 – 24, 2016… 349 more words

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Addison's disease: Primary adrenal insufficiency

Abstract

Adrenal insufficiency, a rare disorder which is characterized by the inadequate production or absence of adrenal hormones, may be classified as primary adrenal insufficiency in case of direct affection of the adrenal glands or secondary adrenal insufficiency, which is mostly due to pituitary or hypothalamic disease. 80 more words

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Day 28, Cushing’s Awareness Challenge 2016

Over the years, we went on several Windjammer Barefoot Cruises.  We liked them because they were small, casual and were fairly easy on the wallet. 429 more words

Cushing's Awareness Challenge

Day 28, Cushing’s Awareness Challenge 2016

Over the years, we went on several Windjammer Barefoot Cruises.  We liked them because they were small, casual and were fairly easy on the wallet. 429 more words

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Cushing’s Disease and how a brain tumour made me fat

In September 2011 I’d been running and blacked out. Through the rest of the year even though I was careful about what I ate, was swimming 80 lengths of the pool everyday and running pretty regularly I was still gaining weight. 146 more words

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Oxytocin - The Love Hormone

I have a favorite chemical and it’s called Oxytocin. You thought I was going to say Oxycontin, didn’t you?  Tsk, tsk, tsk.

Oxytocin is a hormone (aka chemical) in our body that is produced in the hypothalamus and secreted from the pituitary gland. 739 more words