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ADSHG Newsletter 124 - June 2016

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Addison's Disease Self Help Group newsletter, issue 124, June 2016


Welcome to the June 2016 edition of the ADSHG newsletter. This issue is packed full of news about some surprising recent drug developments, some positive ambulance news, the forthcoming relaunch of our main website, recent marathon triumphs of our fundraising runners, and some riveting personal travel stories. In this issue:


Page 1: Making the most of the summer holidays
New in the ADSHG shop
In this issue


Page 2: From the President
About the money
Emergency injection videos


Page 3: Medications update
Lactose-free hydrocortisone
Fludrocortisone out of the fridge!
New round hydrocortisone
New pack design, same product
2.5mg hydrocortisone pellets: not so strong


Pages 4-5: The new look ADSHG website arrives


Page 6: Ambulance news
Calling 999: hints and tips


Page 7: Conference news
ADSHG at medical conferences


Pages 8-9: Travel with Addison's
Holiday season
You can never be too sure
Rare Disease Day: raising awareness of Addison's


Pages 10-12: Personal experience
A sky-high crisis
The doctor's view...
Fulfilling a dream: running the London marathon


Pages 12-13: Fundraising


Pages 14-15: Social corner
Gill's social corner
2016 social and medical meetings


Page 16: The back page
2016 subscription rate

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The Addison’s Disease Self-Help Group is the support group for people with Addison’s disease or adrenal insufficiency and their families in the UK and Ireland.The group was formed in 1984 and is a UK registered charity no. 1179825.

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