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Why I wanted to write ‘Living with Hypopituitarism and other things that happened to come along’

Patient and author, Marilyn Harvey, tells us why she decided to write her book, 'Living with Hypopituitarism and other things that happened to come along’.

Jim’s story - diagnosed by my optician

Jim tells us how a routine eye examination identified a pituitary macro adenoma. He also encourages everyone to attend these examinations even if they think there is no need.

Working with opticians to improve diagnosis times for pituitary patients

The Pituitary Foundation is currently running a campaign with optometrists to raise awareness and try to decrease diagnosis times. Here we have a story from patient, Phil, who talks about being diagnosed immediately by his optician.

Christine's story - Acromegaly

Christine tells us about her long diagnosis, dealing with Acromegaly, and how the lack of knowledge about adrenal insufficiency in hospital nearly lost her her life.

Pat’s Story – a carer’s review 12 years on

"Looking back over the last 12 years, since Tony had his diagnosis, (pituitary apoplexy from a macro prolactinoma) we have at times had quite a roller coaster of a ride!"

Mike's story - 25 years on

One of our Volunteers, Mike, talks about his experience of diagnosis 25 years ago and how his life has changed since.

Jackie's story - Cyber knife

In January, I experienced Cyber Knife and wanted to tell my story not for negatives but to help others.

A rugby player’s pituitary journey

A rugby player's story of trying to get back to his normal life after diagnosis.

Hydrocortisone regime – Gail’s story

Gail tells us about her new hydrocortisone regime and the reasons behind this.

Lauren - Why I'm campaigning for The Pituitary Foundation

Acromegaly patient Lauren tells us why she's inspired to raise awareness for The Pituitary Foundation.