WAPO Webinars in full swing: now available Dr. Blevins talk on hypercortisolism

In 2022 the World Alliance of Pituitary Organizations – WAPO – introduced a series of educational webinars, which are now available on the WAPO website on demand.  The series includes presentations from the webinar series as well as those from the organization’s annual conference, also known as the “Summit.” Many of the presentations are also available in Spanish.

Live-talk, session 23 – insights on medicine and mental health: a perspective

Today’s program focuses on interactions between the medical and psychological worlds. Join Dr. Blevins and me as we welcome PWN contributor, marriage and family therapist, and author Linda Rio for a fascinating discussion on how pituitary disease, or any chronic disease, manifests itself mentally and emotionally. Listen as we muse on how emotional health and psychological distress can affect people’s daily lives and how they deal with their disorders.

Live-talk, session 22 – Dr. Sylvia Asa discusses her groundbreaking work in endocrine pathology

This week’s Live-talk offers critical knowledge that people affected with pituitary and endocrine diseases need to know to ensure they receive proper treatment. Dr. Sylvia Asa, a pioneer in endocrine and pituitary tumor pathology, talks with Dr. Lewis Blevins about her work in the field and the reclassification of pituitary adenomas to Pituitary Neuroendocrine Tumors, or PitNets.

Live-talk, session 21 – Insurance challenges, clinical cases and much more

In our first live-talk session of 2023, we focus on critical topics, including insurance delay trends affecting pituitary medical practices, interesting clinical cases we can learn from, where telemedicine is going after the Covid era, and more commentary from the subjects we covered in our recent “briefing and insights” article.

Articles of note for people connected to pituitary disease

Our briefing today covers articles on costs and access to therapies, sugar and artificial sweeteners, surprising news on where we are finding endocrine disruptive chemicals, an amazing discovery about a new brain layer, and a bunch of information on Cannabidiol (CBD) focusing on what we know and what we don’t. This is great info you don’t want to miss. Read on!