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What do you call a group of zebras?

What do you call a group of zebras?

What do you call a group of zebras? No, I’m not joking—really, do you know what you call a group of zebras? I didn’t either until recently. Many of us are familiar with the use of the term “zebra” in the medical community to refer to an

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AI Heroes

AI Heroes

          Hello everyone, this year AIU will be honoring some of our community members during the 2019 conference. We need your help to decide who those people will be so please nominate your hero. Our Nomination Deadline is January 7, 2019.  Nominees are

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Kinship in the company of strangers

Kinship in the company of strangers

I grew up in the township of Pennfield, Michigan, about seven miles north of Battle Creek, which you may recall is the home of Tony the Tiger.  If you are about my age, you recall hearing the Kellogg’s company slogan, “The best to you each morning,” just

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AIU News and Upcoming Events

AIU News and Upcoming Events

AIU News NEW: AIU’s monthly Fundraising Contest. Each month the person raising the most funds for AIU will receive a $30 gift certificate to our online store. Everyone who has any type of fundraiser will be entered into a drawing for a $20 gift certificate. We will

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COMEBACK KID

COMEBACK KID

Adrenal Insufficiency United is honored to work with Karista Rose Harris, the newly crowned, Ultimate Elite International Ambassador for 2018/2019! Karista Rose was awarded her new crown after a successful year as the reigning Mrs. Ultimate Elite Arizona. Her platform, “Defying the odds,” defines her personal journey

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Conference on Adrenal Insufficiency

Conference on Adrenal Insufficiency

Registration for AIU’s first ever conference devoted to adrenal insufficiency is now open! We are thrilled to open registration for our March 23-25 conference held in Kansas City, MO.      With an amazing line up of professionals addressing a wide range of topics this conference is not to

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How cupcakes helped make a new law.

How cupcakes helped make a new law.

A little over 21 years ago just after midnight my second daughter was born. During the night all I could do was look at her and think about how perfect she was. Later that morning, when our amazing pediatrician came to the hospital around 10 a.m. I

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Preventing death from adrenal insufficiency

Preventing death from adrenal insufficiency

By Lisa J. Markland Originally posted on FB in the Addison’s Disease Support Group. To respect privacy some names have been changed to initials. As the ADSG’s founder, along with the group’s admins, I’d like to let you all know of the very sad passing of several

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5 Ways to Manage Grief of Parenting a Child with Special Needs

Grieving is an inevitable part of parenting. All of our children were born their OWN person. Before their birth, all parents have dreams of what they see in their future with their kids. Most of us imagine the child growing up, having common experiences in adolescence, learning

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To The Husband who didn’t choose this….

To The Husband who didn’t choose this….

To The Husband who didn’t choose this…. Posted on August 12, 2015 by JMiddlebrooks I know this isn’t how you thought it would be. I know this isn’t how you envisioned our life together. When you married me, When we started all of this… I know you didn’t picture this

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  • What do you call a group of zebras?
    What do you call a group of zebras?
    December 28, 2018 by
    What do you call a group of zebras? No, I’m not joking—really, do you know what you call a group of zebras? I didn’t either until recently. Many of us are familiar with the use of the term “zebra” in the medical community to refer to an...
    Read more
  • AI Heroes
    AI Heroes
    December 11, 2018 by
              Hello everyone, this year AIU will be honoring some of our community members during the 2019 conference. We need your help to decide who those people will be so please nominate your hero. Our Nomination Deadline is January 7, 2019.  Nominees are...
    Read more
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