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Statement on PrEP funding decision

Joint statement from the Society for Endocrinology and the Pituitary Foundation on PrEP funding decision 

Chicken Pox for Adrenal Insufficient Patients

Pituitary patients who have adrenal insufficiency and take replacement doses of hydrocortisone or prednisolone are at no greater risk than the general population of catching chicken pox. 

Laura's story - Acromegaly and Pan-hypopituitarism

Ten years ago I was diagnosed with a tumour on my pituitary gland that was causing a disease called acromegaly.

Michael's story - Acromegaly

A normal life disrupted by acromegaly, but managed effectively. Michael’s story.

Ruth's story - Have your feet got bigger?

The question came in July 2004 from the consultant who had been trying to treat my high blood glucose levels and sudden very high blood pressure. I didn't know that adult feet do not continue to grow...

Desmopressin intranasal solution availability

Ferring, who manufacture Desmopressin intranasal solution say that they should have stock of this by the 1st November.

Acromegaly autobiography - Me, Myself and Eye

Pituitary patient Dan Jeffries has recently published an autobiography "Me, Myself and Eye" which includes references about living with Acromegaly.

Should I get a vaccine? Our nurse's guide

Pneumococcal vaccine, flu vaccine, shingles vaccine... should you get a vaccine? A guide to vaccines and where to get them by our endocrine nurse.

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.