Listen to Dr. Tamara Wexler, a nationally recognized neuroendocrinologist and expert in pituitary dysfunction after a brain injury. She joins Dr. Lewis Blevins in this eye-opening podcast.
Hypopituitarism is a rare disorder in which your pituitary gland fails to produce one or more hormones, or doesn’t produce enough hormones.
The remarkable case of a giant pituitary adenoma
From the University of California, San Francisco, (UCSF) MedConnection comes a fascinating article about a patient with a giant pituitary adenoma removed via endoscopic endonasal surgery.
Podcast: Living with Hypopituitarism
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A talk with Crinetics Chairman Scott Struthers, Ph.D.
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.
Critical COVID-19 information for pituitary patients
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
A discussion of Human Chorionic Gonadotrophin and its use in men with hypopituitarism and infertility
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),
Oxytocin and hypopituitarism
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
Radiotherapy induced hypopituitarism
Hypopituitarism in adults
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
Expressions of a frustrated parent
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
Excess mortality associated with hypopituitarism in adults
An overview of anterior hypopituitarism.
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
Pituitary Surgery. Postoperative Followup.
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