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Heatwave advice

Dealing with high termperatures with pituitary conditions

NHS patient safety alerting system for diabetes insipidus

The NHS has implemented a safety alerting system which should help to minimise the risks for DI patients being denied their desmopressin when in hospital.

Eddie's story - hypothyroidism and head injury

I had three head injuries between 1972 and 2003: an accident when I was driving a truck in 1972, a violent assault in 1985 when I had a basal skull fracture, and the third head injury in 2003.

Michael's story - pituitary tumour affected my sight

Late last year I became aware that I had developed blurred vision in my left eye....

Peter's story - My Addisonian crisis

Be warned, an addisonian crisis can creep up on you without you noticing!

Shirley's story - Cushing's

A story of delayed diagnosis of Cushing's and the effects of the illness. The story starts some eight years before Shirley was, at last, diagnosed with Cushing’s disease; that would be 1997.

Kelly & Ian's story - Baby Isabella's non-functioning pituitary gland

Young Isabella Andrews was born with a non-functioning pituitary gland. Here mum Kelly tells us her story.

Vivien's story - craniopharyngioma

My first symptoms were terrible thirst; I couldn’t pass a pub without craving ice cold lime and soda in a pint glass!

Suzy's story - hypopituitarism

A chance observation from a ballet teacher would start Suzy on a long and challenging journey. 

Jill's journey to diagnosis

A long journey to diagnosis (an extract from the BME)