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SC woman with rare disease grapples with BlueCross BlueShield, as a tiny tumor wears her body down - Charleston Post Courier



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SC woman with rare disease grapples with BlueCross BlueShield, as a tiny tumor wears her body down 
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Linda Mann, of Hanahan, has Cushing's Disease, a rare disease caused by a tiny tumor in her pituitary gland. She needs to see a specialist at Johns Hopkins to identify and get rid of the tumor, but getting the visits covered by BlueCross BlueShield of ...

 


Common Cushing's Treatment, Somatostatin Analogs, May Sometimes Worsen Disease Course - Cushing's Disease News



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Common Cushing's Treatment, Somatostatin Analogs, May Sometimes Worsen Disease Course 
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Doctors often prescribe somatostatin analogs to manage the hormonal imbalance that characterizes Cushing's syndrome. However, in rare situations these medicines have paradoxically made patients worse than better. This recently happened with a ...

 


Desmopressin is Promising Alternative in Diagnosing Cushing's Disease, Study Says - Cushing's Disease News



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Desmopressin is Promising Alternative in Diagnosing Cushing's Disease, Study Says 
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Bilateral inferior petrosal sinus sampling (IPSS) ? a procedure that uses desmopressin to determine levels of ACTH hormone from veins that drain from the pituitary gland, is a sensitive way to diagnose patients with Cushing's disease and find tumors, ...

 


Inhaled Steroids May Cause Cushing's Syndrome if Combined With Liver Enzyme Blockers - Cushing's Disease News



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Inhaled Steroids May Cause Cushing's Syndrome if Combined With Liver Enzyme Blockers 
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Inhaled steroids can cause Cushing's syndrome if they are combined with medications that block liver enzymes, researchers at Spain's Hospital Son Llátzer warn in a new study. While very low levels of inhaled steroids normally reach the blood ...

 


Long-acting Signifor Has Similar Safety Profiles as Twice-daily Treatment in Cushing's Patients, Trial Showed - Cushing's Disease News



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Long-acting Signifor Has Similar Safety Profiles as Twice-daily Treatment in Cushing's Patients, Trial Showed 
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A long-acting, once-a-month treatment of Signifor (pasireotide) normalized cortisol levels in 40% of patients with Cushing's disease whose disease had recurred after surgery, or who were not candidates for surgery, according to new data from a Phase 3 ...

 


Chemotherapy Combo Seen as Good Option for Rare Pancreatic ACTH-Producing Tumor, Study Suggests - Cushing's Disease News



Chemotherapy Combo Seen as Good Option for Rare Pancreatic ACTH-Producing Tumor, Study Suggests 
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Even rarer are pancreatic tumors that produce excess adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH), leading to Cushing's syndrome. The researchers report the case of a 58-year-old man with history of type-2 diabetes, who had been referred to the Hospital de ...

 


Caring for Senior Horses in Cold Weather - TheHorse.com



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Caring for Senior Horses in Cold Weather 
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He or she can diagnose and address conditions such as Cushing's disease, arthritis, heart murmurs, or heaves before the cold weather makes them more difficult to manage. It can be challenging for older horses to get around on frozen terrain due to ...

 


Study Highlights Importance of Clinical Follow-Up in Cushing's Patients After Adenoma Removal - Cushing's Disease News



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Study Highlights Importance of Clinical Follow-Up in Cushing's Patients After Adenoma Removal 
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?In conclusion, we reported the clinical course of Cushing disease with 2 distinct pituitary adenomas. Since there is no consensus as to the best treatment for relapsing or persistent Cushing disease and since only a few cases of MPA among pediatric ...

 


Challenges of Diagnosing Cushing's Syndrome Amid Increase in ... - Cushing's Disease News



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Challenges of Diagnosing Cushing's Syndrome Amid Increase in ... 
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Read about a new review on the challenges of diagnosing Cushing's syndrome amid an increase in obesity, and approaches to improve traditional strategies.

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Korlym May Need Dose Adjustments When Combined with Nizoral to Treat Cushing's, Study Finds - Cushing's Disease News



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Korlym May Need Dose Adjustments When Combined with Nizoral to Treat Cushing's, Study Finds 
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Nizoral (ketoconazole), an off-label inhibitor of steroid hormone production, can change the way the body distributes and absorbs Korlym (mifepristone), a new study finds. Because doctors sometimes prescribe both drugs simultaneously to Cushing's ...