From Lewis S Blevins Jr. MD: A 37-year-old woman presented with visual compromise and headache. MRI demonstrated a 2.0 cm cystic pituitary lesion thought to be representative of a Rathke’s cleft cyst. Pituitary functions were
A lecture delivered at Internal Medicine Grand Rounds by Dr. Lewis Blevins at the University of California, Fresno March 2016.
In this very informative podcast, Dr. Lewis Blevins talks about specific situations regarding hyponatremia in pituitary patients so we can be aware of how we might be at risk and better understand our particular situations.
From Lewis Blevins, MD – Hyponatremia is the term used to describe low serum sodium levels. A low serum sodium may result from salt losses or else from an excess amount of water in the
Last year, Got Diabetes Insipidus group director Pat Gildroy was asked to be the patient representative for the development and distribution of the DImond Patient Survey. Pat reached out to PWN for help in generating responses
A commentary from Lewis S. Blevins Jr. M.D. – Dr. Lewis Blevins reviews a recent article published by Mohyeldin and others from Stanford University in Scientific Reports.
From Lewis S. Blevins Jr. M.D. co-founder – An insatiable quest for knowledge is a good thing and, especially when dealing with medical issues. Physicians have, since the beginning of time, gathered in order to share
From Lewis S. Blevins Jr., M.D. – Medical Director of the California Center for Pituitary Disorders at UCSF and Pituitary World News co-founder. Cushing’s disease is caused by secretion of ACTH by a pituitary tumor.
From Jorge D Faccinetti – cofounder – Once again this past weekend I had the privilege of presenting the patient perspective and experiences to a group of physicians including endocrinologists, primary care docs, and other
From Lewis S. Blevins Jr. MD – Let me tell you about my day. I hear about yours. In fact, on most Tuesdays, I see 20 patients. So, I hear about a lot of things.
This podcast focuses on fluid, electrolyte disorders and hyponatremia in a case of a patient with Diabetes Insipidus (DI). Photo by Clark