A story about a nurse with acromegaly

February 21, 2023

Meet Laura Cheng. Laura is a nurse. She has acromegaly. She works as a clinical nurse and is currently enrolled in the endocrine program at Duke University. Laura’s connection to this disease gives her a unique perspective and will provide an invaluable resource to her patients. We caught up with Laura a few weeks ago. This is her story.

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.

Live talk, session 7 – May 26, 2022: Valuable insights from actual pituitary medicine practice

May 30, 2022

This session presents more musing based on the actual practice of pituitary medicine, including growth hormone, the recent Covid-19 surge, dexamethasone dose adjustments, an interesting empty sella case with an enlarged pituitary gland, gadolinium, and the connection between mold and pituitary tumors misinformation flying around on the internet, adrenal and pituitary Cushing’s, and a look at telemedicine changes that may not be that good for patients.