Another excellent resource: “Together for Rare.”

May 1, 2023

This latest initiative from Pfizer’s Patient Affairs Liaisons team makes me think about collaborations and what that means for people with rare pituitary and endocrine diseases. The primary takeaway: when organizations work together, good things

A big thank you!

August 19, 2018

From the desk of JD Faccinetti co-founder – On behalf of Dr. Lewis Blevins and myself, a big thank you to Engage Health for recognizing Pituitary World News as a Rare Disease Difference Maker™. The program recognizes individuals who

Briefings for August 2018

August 9, 2018

Interesting information and news for people living and dealing with pituitary conditions.   Leptin: According to experts increasing Leptin sensitivity may help in weight loss. There is still much research needed to understand the puzzle that enables leptin

Gene Therapy: some answers

July 19, 2018

There is quite a bit of noise out there about Gene Therapy.  What it is, how it works, what can it actually do?   Some of the information is very good, some, not so good.

More on Opioids and Pain

April 4, 2018

In a recent podcast on acromegaly and arthritis, we discussed the opioid use crisis currently gripping the United States. The podcast focused primarily on arthropathy, articular, and joint problems associated with acromegaly. These are painful conditions that

PWN technology corner: A look at Telehealth

March 11, 2018

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services defines telehealth as the “use of electronic information and telecommunications technologies to support and promote long-distance clinical health care,