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Cushing’s Quality of Life Webinar, 2017

On May 6, 2017, Dawn Herring, LMFT gave a presentation on Quality of Life: Self-Care Strategies and Passionate Pursuits. Dawn Herring is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with over 20 years of experience. She currently works at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton as a clinical supervisor in the Community Counseling Center. Dawn has extensiveContinue Reading

CSRF Exhibits at Endo 2016

Once again, the CSRF exhibited at the annual meeting of The Endocrine Society; this year’s meeting was held in Boston. The booth was staffed by Karen Campbell, Dave Campbell, Louise Pace and Danielle Reszenski. Heather Shaw, the graphic designer of our newsletter also attended for a day as did 16-year-old Ashley Cadorette and her mother.Continue Reading

Summary of 2016 Barrow Pituitary Center Patient Education Day

On Saturday, May 14, 2016 the Barrow Pituitary Center, in Phoenix, AZ, held a patient education day. A number of CSRF members from Southern California and the Phoenix area joined Dawn Herring and Karen Campbell at the event. The meeting of about 125 patients was very informative, as was the opportunity to talk with otherContinue Reading

Endo 2016 Historical Perspective Cushing’s Symposium

Cushing’s Disease: An Update on Pathogenesis, Diagnosis, and Medical TreatmentHistorical note from Symposium ChairBy Dr. Beverly MK Biller, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Neuroendocrine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital This year, The Endocrine Society celebrated 100 years of existence with a theme of: “1916-2016, 100 years of hormone science to health.” In keeping with theContinue Reading

Diagnosing Cushing’s Webinar, 2016

On May 7, 2016 Dr. James Findling gave a presentation on diagnosing Cushing’s Disease and Cushing’s Syndrome for the CSRF. Dr. Findling has extensive experience in the diagnosis and treatment of Cushing’s. He was instrumental in the development of the salivary cortisol test and served on the task force for the Endocrine Society Clinical PracticeContinue Reading