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During these trying times, work continues, even at a faster pace, for new drugs and therapies for pituitary patients. From the J D Faccinetti, co-founder – We recently caught up with Crinetics Pharmaceuticals chairman Dr.
We caught up with Dr. Kevin Yuen, medical director of the Barrow Pituitary Center and the Barrow Neuroendocrinology Clinic in Phoenix, Arizona, and Dr. Lewis Blevins Medical Director of the California Center for Pituitary Disorders at
Today’s podcast discusses HCG and its use with men with hypopituitarism and infertility. Dr. Blevins focuses his discussion on many of the relevant subjects related to hypogonadism (where the body does not produce enough testosterone),
In this podcast, Dr. Blevins dives into a very interesting paper recently published in the Journal of Pituitary, April 2019. The paper focuses on a study about oxytocin and hypopituitarism relating to emotional responses and
In this highly informative podcast, Dr. Lewis Blevins reviews a recent article by the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism on Hypopituitarism in Adults. The article was published in October 2016. After you listen to
The frequent frustrations of pituitary conditions are sometimes expressed in a raw, unedited, totally honest way. Rachel’s frustrations, I’m sure, are not unique to the UK and probably a lot more commonplace in all of
From Lewis S. Blevins, Jr. MD – I define hypopituitarism as the partial or complete deficiency of one or more anterior pituitary hormones. Panhypopituitarism is, of course, deficiency of all of the anterior pituitary
From Lewis S Blevins, Jr. MD – All too often, I see patients who come to the clinic with devastating recurrences of their pituitary tumors. For example, the accompanying MRI depicts a recurrent pituitary tumor in
From Lewis Blevins, MD Introduction Growth Hormone is a peptide hormone produced by the anterior pituitary gland. Growth hormone-releasing hormone from the hypothalamus stimulates it’s release while somatostatin from the hypothalamus inhibits GH. Somatostatin is