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Adrenal Insufficiency Awareness Month

It’s April which means it’s adrenal insufficiency awareness month. Please help us raise awareness! Share this blog post with friends and family so they can help too. Visit your local EMS station, be sure to bring some cookies.  Open the file for some suggestions on what to

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Is Legislation Right for Me?

Part 1: IS LEGISLATION RIGHT FOR ME? Learn some helpful tips to help determine if working for protocols through legislation is the right choice for you. When you are thinking about legislation there are a few basic questions we want you to consider and answer for yourself.

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The Day an Adrenal Crisis nearly killed my Son

Three years ago this weekend, I woke up to a sterile room of beeping, bright lights, respirators going on and off, the slow hum of a machine that was keeping my son alive. There were several doctors in the room, nurses covered in gowns and masks, heating

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Katie’s Story

  The following blog post follows the events of a tragedy within our adrenal insufficient family. For me personally it hits close to home as Katie is about the same age as my daughter.  I see this photo and cry over the horrible circumstances facing this family. 

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Blogging For Awareness!

Welcome to the AIU Blog! I am the  newest member to the Team! My name is Katie Paulson, and I am mother to Von. Von has Secondary Adrenal Insufficiency due to no pituitary gland.  Continue Reading below to learn about us!   Today I have very big

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Inject At Home First!  Cullen’s Story

Inject At Home First! Cullen’s Story I want to preface this story with the fact that the hospital we take him to has cared for him during every single crisis he has had.  He was transported there at birth and transported again 2 weeks later for his second crash.

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Suffering For Far Too Long

Originally posted in “Our Adrenal Crisis Stories” Anonymous The day after a close friend passed away, on January 9th 2010, I became ill with a fever of 102.8.  I called my doctor’s office to set up an appointment and the nurse told me to wait a few

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Importance Of The Link Between Adrenal Failure And Adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD)

This was orignially written for the Society for Endocrinology Monthly Newsletter by the www.aldlife.org .  ALD Life has given us permission to use it here in our blog. Importance of the link between Adrenal Failure and Adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD) In 2001, Alex and Ayden Hunt, from East Dulwich, were diagnosed with Adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD).

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The Rights of Students with Disabilities

The Rights of Students with Disabilities Although Adrenal Insufficiency is life threatening, our kids look just like everyone else’s kids and school personnel may not understand the dangers they face.  This makes Adrenal Insufficiency(AI) a Hidden Disability.  Luckily there are Federal Laws and Regulations that protect children

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It’s Your Life Be In It

DAY TWENTY-FOUR, CUSHING’S AWARENESS CHALLENGE   Originally written and posted on April 24, 2012 by MaryO · Comments (0)Filed under: Cushing’s Awareness Challenge 2012, Cushings Visit Cushing’s Help for more information about Cushing’s Disease       I first saw a similar image to this one with the saying Life. Be in

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