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Cushing's Disease Support & Resources

This section of the Web site provides resources with helpful information and support for patients with Cushing's disease. However, remember to always use your doctor or nurse as your first reference. In this section, you'll find:

The Voices of Cushing's Disease, Part I: Living with the Reality

Part I of The Voices of Cushing's Disease video series discusses the diagnostic journey of patients and some of the common themes and challenges involved in a Cushing's disease diagnosis. Click here to watch the video.

The Voices of Cushing's Disease, Part II: A Day in the Life

Part II of The Voices of Cushing's Disease video series discusses the daily challenges of people living with Cushing's disease and highlights the importance of disease management. Click here to watch the video.

The Voices of Cushing's Disease, Part III: Finding Strength in Numbers

Part III of The Voices of Cushing's Disease video series discusses the importance of support for people living with Cushing's disease. Click here to watch the video.

Cushing's Disease Risks-by-the-Numbers Infographic

An illustrated representation of important statistics about the impact elevated cortisol levels can have on your long-term health. Click here to view.

What Would Harvey Cushing Say?

Neurosurgeon Dr. Harvey Cushing discovered Cushing's disease in 1932. Significant advances have been made since, but there is still a lot of work to do. What might Dr. Cushing say about various aspects of Cushing's disease management today? Click here to view.

Risks for Patients with Cushing's Disease

An infographic representing some of the short-term and long-term risks faced by patients with Cushing's disease, and how good management and long-term follow-up can help reduce them. Click here to view.

Know Your Numbers Discussion Guide

A guide designed to help you talk openly with your healthcare professional about Cushing's disease, as well as track your test results. It provides a chart to track your visits and cortisol levels and a list of questions that help to open up discussions and communications with your doctor. Click here to view.

The Highlights Project

Program designed to provide support to those living with the physical manifestations of Cushing's disease through the art of makeup, offering resources such as makeup tutorials and educational tips. Click here to view.

Detailed Clinical Educational Videos

Mechanisms of Pituitary Disease and Cushing's Disease

Dr. Shlomo Melmed discusses the mechanisms of pituitary diseases including Cushing’s disease. Program topics include an overview of pituitary diseases, pituitary dysregulation in adenomas, and Cushing’s disease. Click here to watch the video.

Biochemical Control in Cushing's Disease

Dr. John Carmichael discusses maintaining biochemical control in individuals with Cushing's disease. Program topics include the importance of biochemical control in individuals with pituitary adenomas, specifically in patients with Cushing's disease. Click here to watch the video.