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ADSHG Newsletter 126 - December 2016

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Addison's Disease Self Help Group newsletter, issue 126, December 2016


Welcome to the December 2016 edition of the ADSHG newsletter. This issue has positive news about drug developments on the horizon for 2017 as well as a report of our attendance at the recent Society for Endocrinology conference. Additionally, we feature several personal stories about the highs and lows of steroid-dependence.


In this issue:


Page 1: Good news for the new year
It's subscription time


Page 2: From the President
About the money


Pages 3-5: Recent drug news
Infacort low dose hydrocortisone gets closer to launch
Uncertainty over future access to EMA-licensed new drugs
ADSHG represented at the the Scottish Medicines Consortium hearing on Plenadren


Pages 6-7: UK news
ADSHG at the endocrine conference
ADSHG autumn medical seminar: Shoreham-by-Sea


Page 8: ADSHG news
Welcome to our new ambulance awareness coordinator
Wibbly, wobbly, webby


Pages 8-11: Personal stories
Marty Clarke, Gaelic dream team football player
My lactose-free hydrocortisone journey
Conquering the London marathon


Pages 12-13: Fundraising update


Pages 14-15: Social corner
Gill's social corner
2016/17 social and medical meetings


Page 16: The back page
2017 subscriptions

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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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