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Author Archives: Leslie Edwin

Doctors’ Response to June News Linking Cortisol Level to Death Risk with COVID-19

On June 18, 2020, online medical journal The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology published a report about the association between high cortisol and death rate with COVID-19. Numerous news outlets picked this up and ran with it, and it’s caused some confusion and alarm in our community. Click the link below for the report. Association betweenContinue Reading

Cushing’s Newsletters

Year In Review – 2021 (mailed in October 2021) Year In Review – 2020 (delivered digitally on December 31, 2020) Year In Review – 2019 (mailed in April 2020) Winter/Spring 2019 (mailed in May 2019) Fall 2018 (mailed in October 2018) Summer 2018 (mailed in June 2018) Winter/Spring 2018 (mailed in March 2018)

Cushing’s Awareness Day 2020

Cushing’s Awareness Day 2020

April 8 is the birthday of Dr. Harvey Cushing, the doctor who put a name to what would eventually be called Cushing’s.  Here is a tiny bit about Dr. Cushing that we have shared in the past. Leading up to today, we ran a small contest  with membership and Facebook friends to submit original artContinue Reading

Catherine M.

If you had to choose ONE element of your journey to change, what would it be, why, and what would you do to change it (can’t be “not having Cushing’s in the first place”!) I have always been interested in the written word. I was taught to read from a young age, and as aContinue Reading

Wendy V.

They say when you place a frog in cold water and slowly raise the heat, you can boil the frog alive and it won’t realize that something is about to kill it because it comes on slowly.  My body was boiling, but I did not perceive that this was abnormal.  I thought that staying upContinue Reading


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