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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.

Training for marathons and other endurance events for patients with adrenal insufficiency

For those patients who are taking part in marathon events, we provide general guidance to help you keep safe and well whilst running.

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!"

Changes to ambulance staff guidelines for treating adrenal crisis

During the last nine months The Foundation has been involved in a review process of the guidelines for adrenal crisis produced by The Joint Royal Colleges Ambulance Liaison Committee. We are delighted to announce that our recommendations have been incorporated to the UK manual.  

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.

Why you shouldn’t miss our 2017 National Pituitary Conference

“From listening to all the speakers, my life took on a new perspective”

For those of you that aren’t aware, one of The Pituitary Foundation’s support services includes the Pituitary Conferences that are held every 18 months. This event is an opportunity to learn more about pituitary conditions directly from expert medical speakers, and to meet with over 200 other patients. 

A day in the life of Jay

Senior Fundraising Manager, Jay Sheppard, tells us more about himself and why he is so passionate about fundraising.

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.