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Pinned  Joining the ADSHG & member benefits

09 Jun 2016 01:24 PM | ADSHG in About the ADSHG

Membership of the ADSHG is open to anyone with Addison's or other forms of adrenal insufficiency that result in steroid dependence. Family members, friends or anyone with an interest adrenal medicine are also welcome. You can join as an e-member receiving your material electronically through the website or as a postal member.

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Regional medical seminars

17 Jun 2016 08:39 AM | kgwhite in Lectures & social meetings

The ADSHG holds an regional medical seminar each year in a different part of the UK. Led by a local endocrinologist with an interest in adrenal medicine, it is structured as an informal question and answer session, followed by afternoon tea and the opportunity for injection practice.

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Publications for people with Addison's

04 Jan 2016 09:24 PM | ADSHG in Publications & communications

The Addison’s Disease Self-Help Group, with the support and guidance of its Clinical Advisory Panel, publishes free education materials for people with Addison's regarding the treatment and management of their condition.

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Publications for healthcare professionals

05 Jan 2016 03:59 AM | ADSHG in Publications & communications

Clinical guidance publications have been developed by the ADSHG Clinical Advisory Panel to inform and advise your healthcare professions. These publications are available as free downloads and you should ensure your healthcare professionals are provided with these important publications.

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Newsletters (members only)

05 Jan 2016 03:41 AM | ADSHG in Publications & communications

ADSHG Newsletter 124 - June 2016 is now online!


The ADSHG newsletter is issued to members four times a year in March, June, September and December. It's a key membership benefit of the ADSHG and a great way to get the latest updates on Addison's research, treatment and daily management, with additional news from the group and stories from our members.

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Addison's online forum

15 Jun 2016 08:12 AM | ADSHG in Publications & communications

The online forum is a vibrant community of ADSHG members offering mutual support and help. It is a key membership benefit of the ADSHG, providing subscribing members with the opportunity to share experiences, ask questions, make new friends and discuss the practicalities of living with Addison's.

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How to give an emergency injection

14 Jan 2016 09:15 PM | ADSHG in Emergencies & hospitalisation

This section describes how to give an emergency injection of injectable hydrocortisone for adrenal crisis prevention. The explanations use videos and illustrated guides to describe how to prepare and administer the injections and are relevant for work colleagues, family and friends as well as self-injection.

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NewsAlert emails (members only)

05 Jan 2016 04:33 AM | ADSHG in Publications & communications

ADSHG NewsAlert May 2016 is now online!


To help you keep our members up-to-date with new information available on the ADSHG website, online forum and with late breaking news, we send email regular NewsAlert emails.

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How to contact us

13 Jun 2016 08:26 AM | forumadmin in About the ADSHG

The charity is run by a team of enthusiastic volunteers who would love to hear from you, however it may take a day or two for us to get back to you. We are unable to provide medical advice for individuals and you should seek this from your medical team.

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