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The conference will present the newest approaches and techniques in the diagnosis and treatment of endocrine disorders, including pituitary disorders, diabetes mellitus, bone and metabolic diseases, thyroid disorders, adrenal diseases and reproductive endocrinology. Participants will leave with up-to-date practical information which will have widespread clinical application. This course provides:
The Stanford Pituitary Center invites patients with acromegaly disease, their family and friends to Stanford's Acromegaly Patient Education
About this Event
The Stanford Pituitary Center invites patients with acromegaly disease, their family and friends to Stanford's Acromegaly Patient Education Day on Saturday, April 17 from 9 am- 2 pm (PST)- Virtual event Topics and Breakout Sessions:
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The acromegaly externally led Patient-Focused Drug Development (PFDD) meeting is a groundbreaking initiative that will give acromegaly patients and their families the opportunity to provide the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), drug developers, and NPC stakeholders with perspectives from our community on a number of important issues. The meeting will follow the successful model developed by the FDA for similar Agency-convened meetings and provide persons with acromegaly the unique opportunity to share their story and experiences—including the challenges they face–with senior FDA officials and industry to better inform how therapies are developed and how the Agency evaluates and considers potential therapies for the disease. It’s mission is critical that all stakeholders (patients, physicians, pharmaceutical companies and the FDA) participate.
How to cope with Pituitary Disorders: A Psychotherapist Perspective
Catherine is a mental health professional that focuses on building skills to help cope through challenging situations such as being a patient diagnosed with the rare condition, acromegaly.
What is Compassion Fatigue and how does this impact you as an Acromegalic? Learn how you know if you suffer from Compassion Fatigue and what steps can you take to take better care of yourself. Juliette will specifically discuss how having a chronic and rare disease impacts Compassion Fatigue.
Meet Dr. Melmed Shlomo and lear more about Acromegaly and the endocrine system.