Lab result targets

November 8, 2022

In this podcast from our “musings series” comes an interesting discussion on lab result targets. This case comes from a hypothyroid patient who wanted to achieve a particular TSH lab result target. In the discussion, Dr. Blevins focuses on how the pituitary works, how lab tests work, and what makes aiming at and achieving a narrow target almost impossible.

Diabetes Insipidus: a common condition for Histiocytosis and Pituitary conditions

August 16, 2022

Today’s podcast focuses on an opportunity to learn about a group of rare diseases that share a common condition with pituitary disease. Histiocytosis or histiocytic disorders are a group of rare diseases that occur when there is an overproduction of white blood cells known as histiocytes that can lead to organ damage and tumor formation. DI impacts almost 50% of Histiocytosis patients and 35% of pituitary patients.

Live talk, session 12 – August 4, 2022: Residual and recurring Cushing’s

August 5, 2022

It’s always fascinating to listen to two of the recognized experts and leading clinicians in Cushing’s disease discuss their experiences with the disease and patients.  In this Live Talk session, Pituitary World New’s innovative program for education and awareness, Dr. Kevin Yuen and Dr. Lewis Blevins bring an intimate, revealing look at their approaches to Cushing’s disease and syndrome.  

The world of endocrine nursing: a chat with Dr. Chris Yedinak

June 10, 2022

In this podcast,  we dive into the world of endocrine nursing with Dr. Chris Yedinak from the Oregon Health and Science University. For the last five years, she has specialized in neuroendocrine testing and pre-and post-operative care of patients with neuroendocrine and pituitary diseases.  Nurses play a critical role in the care of patients with pituitary disease and we are delighted to bring you this wonderful conversation.