A remarkable acromegaly story of transformation.

February 7, 2024

Today’s podcast is about our super athlete friend Risa August and her new book, “The Road Unpaved.”  We followed her herculean effort to ride 1845-plus miles to get from Canada to Mexico on the Pacific Coast Highway, which, as you can imagine, is no picnic for anyone, let alone if you are fighting acromegaly symptoms. It is downright amazing she did it at all. Now, she has written a book about her experience with acromegaly, the ride, and life. Learn more about Risa, her practice and her upcoming plans at Risa Unleashed. To read her past PWN articles search for Risa or Marisa here, or go to – www.risaaugust.com

Endoscopic Pituitary Surgery

April 16, 2018

Today’s podcast brings together Dr. Phillip Thedosopoulos, Professor and Vice Chairman of Neurological Surgery at the University of California San Francisco and Director of the skull based tumor program at UCSF; and Dr. Lewis Blevins,

Arthritis and acromegaly

March 29, 2018

Arthropathy is one of the most insidious conditions that can affect people with acromegaly often with challenging quality of life issues.   Bone and joint issues are very common.  In this enlightening podcast, Dr. Lewis Blevins

ACTH producing adenomas

January 24, 2018

Today’s podcast is on ACTH producing pituitary adenomas.  Dr. Blevins discusses the different factors and theories that lead to the development of these tumors, challenges in diagnosis and treatment.  The podcast also highlights a few very interesting cases.

Dan’s journey

December 30, 2017

I was fortunate to cross paths with Dan Jeffries a few weeks ago and chat with him about his journey with Acromegaly and a few other things. But I’ll let him tell you all about

Sleep apnea and acromegaly

December 19, 2017

Studies suggest that sleep apnea is a very common and potentially dangerous condition for people with acromegaly if not properly treated.  Today’s podcast presents an engaging look at sleep apnea.  PWN cofounders Dr. Lewis Blevins and Jorge