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ADSHG Newsletter 119 - March 2015

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Addison's Disease Self Help Group, issue 119, March 2015


Welcome to the spring 2015 newsletter. Lifestyle and exercise are the hot new topics in this issue. Canadian gymnast Nathan Gafuik, who has Addison’s and took part in the recent Glasgow Commonwealth Games, shares his favourite foods with us. So does he ever do McDonald’s? Find out for yourself on page 5.


Page 1: Front page
New year, new you?
Subscription rises 2015
New medical research appeal


Page 2: From the President
About the money


Page 3: Recent drug news
Efcortesol shortage: the latest


Page 4: ADSHG membership questionnaire
Questionnaire results


Pages 5-6: Living well
Nathan Gafuik: my approach to diet and nutrition
Exercise, cortisol and me...


Page 7: Clinical trials
Volunteers wanted for the Pulses study


Pages 8-9: Around the group
Bad drug interactions
Join our letter writing campaign
Is your name still on the list?
Steroid education evenings in Oxford


Pages 10-11: Personal experience
Being a parent to a child with Addison's


Page 11-13: ALD and Addison's


Page 13: Fundraising report
Ian's £undraising update


Pages 14-15: Social report
Jan's social corner
2015 social & medical meetings


Page 16: Back page
2015 subscription rates

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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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