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ADSHG Newsletter 125 - September 2016

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Addison's Disease Self Help Group newsletter, issue 125, September 2016


Welcome to the September 2016 edition of the ADSHG newsletter. After what has been an eventful few months for the country, this issue is packed full with news from our members and supporters on initiatives to support better care for people with Addison’s. This issue of the newsletter also contained a Christmas shop order form insert, highlighting items available to purchase from our online shop.


In this issue:


Page 1: Our community of supporters
With this issue
Chinese emergency treatment translations


Page 2: From the President
About the money


Page 3: Recent drug news
Campaign to add steroids for Addison's to Critical Medicines List
ADSHG submission to the Scottish Medicines Consortium on Plenadren


Page 4: UK news
Brexit - what are the implications?


Page 5: Life skills
Coping with ... telling family and friends
Prevention is better than cure - get a flu vaccination this winter
ADSHG Twitter Chat raises awareness
Register your Addison's with your local ambulance trust


Page 6: Research news
Uncovering the purpose of the CYP21A1P pseudogene


Pages 7-9: ADSHG AGM and annual report
A social and informative day out
Treasurer's report
Publications and media team report


Page 10: Personal stories
Kate Granger - #hellomynameis


Page 11: Personal experience
On the move with Addison's


Pages 12-13: Fundraising update


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


Page 16: The back page
2016 subscription rate

About us

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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