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Addison's disease is a rare condition, little known to the general public, that receives only occasional media attention. In this media section, we provide resources, explain how we assist media enquiries where we can, and list the ADSHG's past press releases.

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  1. Concordia, the supplier of hydrocortisone sodium phosphate, has confirmed that it has stopped manufacture until Q3 2018 due to difficulties in sourcing the active ingredient for its liquid injectable hydrocortisone. 

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  2. Join Invicta for their first concert of Music for Advent and Christmas. The concert is in support of the Addison's Disease Self-Help Group and will feature traditional Christmas carols alongside some stunning choral works for the Advent season.

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  3. The group's highly regarded publications for people with Addison's are undergoing a redesign over the coming months, improving their visual design and also accessibility for people with visual impairments. 

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  4. Autumn is here already and it’s time to stock up on Christmas cards and awareness goods ahead of the Christmas season. Special offers this year include the alpaca beanie hat, baseball cap as well as special offer combination packs of the cotton shopper, plastic pen and sticky notes.

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  5. Addison's in the workplace

     

    When: Monday 29 May, 19:00 - 20:00 BST
    Where: hosted by @AddisonsUK, using hashtag #AddisonsQA

     

    The next Addison's tweet chat will take place on the 100th anniversary of John F Kennedy's birthday, 29 May.

     

    The theme for this event will be Addison's in the workplace.

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  6. The ADSHG is holding a Twitter conversation to mark Rare Diseases Day 2017. The theme for our event will be "Working towards good doctor-patient relationships".

     

    When:Tuesday February 28th 7 - 8pm
    Twitter hashtag: #AddisonsQA
    Twitter host: @AddisonsUK

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  7. This section provides electronic links to the websites of other organisations in the UK and around the world that provide support and information to people with Addison's and adrenal insufficiency. As many people with Addison's also live with other autoimmune conditions too, we have included some links to relevant patient groups for these conditions.

     

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  8. The autumn edition of the ADSHG newsletter is now available in the Publication centre and  members can download it here...

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  9. Many members are experiencing sign-in/session sign-out and forgot password issue and we apologise for this.   We are working to resolve the issue with our service partners (web hosting company and software supplier).  This article features some suggests which have helped a number of members to treat the symptoms and avoid the issues.

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  10. The ADSHG is holding a Special General Meeting (SGM) on Sunday 18th November, covering our move to Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO) status and to vote in a new constitution. It will be followed by a Q&A session by Professor Eystein Husebye, head of the Department of Endocrinology at the University of Bergen. Tickets are available in the online Shop.

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