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Flying High: The diagnosis

The Diagnosis 30,000 feet in the air. I am barely conscious but the anxious feeling took over any other fear and emotion I may have had. I packed and slept and slept for the two hours to the airport. My mind was numb and my body just

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Waiting for the Ambulance

Among other health problems, I have Addison’s disease. Unfortunately, I know from personal experience what it is like to have an acute adrenal crisis among emergency health care workers who don’t know what to do, while I am too disoriented and weak and distressed to educate them

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Adrenal Insufficiency In The Classroom: What every teacher needs to know.

One of your students jumps off the swing and lands hard breaking his wrist.  Parents are called and the next day he shows up with a blue cast for all the kids to sign. Now imagine this child is Adrenal Insufficient (AI), he doesn’t produce cortisol.  Without

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Chance the Miracle Child

Chance the Miracle Child

Chance the Miracle Child My husband and I were not supposed to be able to have kids so, after five years together, we were completely blindsided when we found out we were pregnant.  The pregnancy went relatively normal but then about one and a half weeks before

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We have a problem.

250,000 Americans are diagnosed with adrenal insufficiency. 6,000,000 more are considered to be adrenal insufficient yet remain undiagnosed.

Recent News and Events

  • Help us honor the lives lost to adrenal insufficiency.
    Help us honor the lives lost to adrenal insufficiency.
    May 10, 2018 by
    Help us honor the lives lost to adrenal insufficiency.   Michael David Bohling, known as “Mike” to his family and friends, went to be with the lord on Friday, July 7, 2017.  Mike was born on June 1, 1991 in Phoenix, AZ and lived in Weatherford, TX...
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  • What Constitutes an Emergency
    What Constitutes an Emergency
    October 12, 2017 by
    by Sarah Reilley   Read more from her blog @ Spoons and Adrenals As we all know, adrenal crisis is a life or death situation.  Without immediate, proper care, there’s a very small window to correct the crisis before coma, brain damage, and death occur.  Not every emergency...
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