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ADSHG Newsletter 130 - December 2017 1.0.0

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Addison's Disease Self Help Group newsletter, issue 130, December 2017


Welcome to the winter 2017 edition of the ADSHG newsletter. This issue is bursting at the seams with news - essential drug updates, work on ambulance awareness and conference reports from members, as well as members' personal stories, fundraising updates and meeting dates. 


We wish all our members a very Happy Christmas and a healthy New Year!


Page 1: Happy New Year 2018, everyone!
2018 subscription rise
Online adrenal questionnaire now live


Page 2: From the President
About the money


Page 3-4: Recent news
New ambulance guidelines on adrenal crisis
Julie's ambo update: moving the goalposts?


Page 5-6: Drug news
New shortage of liquid injectable hydrocortisone
Chronocort update: cortisol replacement


Page 7-9: Awareness update
Exeter workshop on hormone dynamics
CMA decision on unfair drug pricing
ADSHG at the medical conferences
ADSHG nursing prize awarded to ADSHG trustee!


Page 10: Around the group
ADSHG submission to Health Committee on Brexit - medicines
Wibbly wobbly webby


Page 10-12: Personal stories
Living with a cortisol alert dog
66 years with Addison's
Romance is not just for the young


Page 13: Fundraising update
Cookery book launch
Runners' personal bests!


Page 14-15: Social update 
Gill's goodbye column
Meeting reports
2018 social and medical meetings
2018 fundraising events


Page 16: The back page
Conference dates
2018 subscription rates
ADSHG trustees and officers

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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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