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ADSHG Newsletter 098 - December 2009

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Addison's Disease Self Help Group newsletter, issue 98, December 2009

 

Welcome to the December 2009 newsletter, the final newsletter in our 25th anniversary year. To mark the passing of this special year, we are giving everyone a Silver Jubilee gift pack, enclosed with this newsletter. Our 25th anniversary celebrations, held in Guildford on 31 October, feature on pages 9 and 10, with Chris Scott and Daniel Kenward’s recollections of the early days of the group.


Page 1: Front page
Happy Christmas everyone
Silver Jubilee gift pack

 

Page 2: From the President
Group news

 

Pages 3-5: Medical updates
What's new with flu?
Modified release hydrocortisone: promising developments
Nordic conference news

 

Pages 6-7: Group news
Sister awarded for saving mother
'I want to see a consultant'
Travelling light

 

Pages 8-9: 25th anniversary meeting
Speeches from the meeting

 

Page 10: Medical report
Oral contraceptive pills: a word of caution
Renin tests - what do they mean?

 

Page 11-12: Personal experience
Helen Reddy: the woman I am now

 

Page 12: Famous lives
Eunice Kennedy Shriver

 

Pages 13-14: Around the group
Les says: fundraising update
Social meeting reports
Members' donations

 

Page 15: Social update
Regional meetings

 

Page 16: Back page
Reminders




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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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