Pituitary Patients Handbook

For those seeking diagnosis, the newly diagnosed & diagnosed patient.

Contents

Introduction 3

For all patients 4-5

The pituitary patients charter 4

Part 1: For those seeking a diagnosis 6-9

Seeking a diagnosis 6-7

Check list of symptons associated with pituitary conditions 8-9

Referral to an Endocrinologist 9

Part 2: For those newly diagnosed 10-15

Treatment if a pituitary condition is diagnosed 10

Emotional issues 10

For those facing surgery 11

Medication names of various treatments 12

Questions you may want to ask when you start your treatment 13

An explanation of hormones 14

Part 3: For all 16-23

Pituitary function tests explained 16-18

Recognising practical & emotional issues 18

The patient & doctor relationship 18-19

Physical appearance 19

Going to the hospital 20

Holiday & travel information 21-23

 

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