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Susan W., Bilateral Adrenalectomy, Pituitary Tumor

Cushing’s: A perspective nearly 40 years later: My experience with Cushing’s has spanned 40 years, from the onset of seemingly innocuous symptoms, through the frightening feeling of losing control as this disease ravaged my body, and finally to diagnosis and treatment.
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Valerie V., Transsphenoidal Pituitary Surgery

I’m a 70-year-old retired female from North Carolina (just outside Asheville), and this is my Cushing’s story. Over the last 2 years, my husband noticed a change in my behavior, as well as some physical changes. We both thought these health issues were related to diabetes 2 (non-insulin) which I’ve had for 6 years.Continue Reading

Alex L. and Jennifer M., Transphenoidal Pituitary Surgery

Cushing’s… My Strange Flight… Sharing your own story and connecting with others who understand is a huge part of recovering from any trauma. This story is a tribute to patients and families who are sufferingContinue Reading

Sabrina W., Transsphenoidal Pituitary Surgery

Archery, dancing, high-jumping, volleyball… growing up I was always on the move, looking for my next adventure, and without many disappointments. I have a rare perspective: a doctor who is a Cushie.Continue Reading

Simrita K., Transsphenoidal Pituitary Surgery, Recurrence

My name is Simrita. I had frequent fractures, suffered severe depression, severe anxiety, and was on antidepressants. I developed amenorrhoea, was on medication for that and I bruised easily. I kept gaining weight and kept trying to lose it. I saw doctors from almost all of the departments in the hospital. Finally, after 2 years, Continue Reading