Christmas Card design competition: the results are in...

After the success of last year's Christmas card competition, we brought back our popular charity competition this year! Thank you to everyone who entered! We put the cards to our ADSHG members to vote for their favourites and the results are in (and on sale now!) Read more

How adrenal insufficiency affected my pregnancy

Rachel tells us the story of her pregnancy from fertility treatment to welcoming her son into the world - all whilst managing her adrenal insufficiency. Read more

Helen Reddy & Addison's Disease

Helen Reddy, the singer, actress, and activist shot to international stardom with her 1970s hit “I Am Woman”. At the height of her fame in 1976 she was diagnosed with Addison’s, aged 35. We were honoured to interview Helen about her Addison's for our magazine in 2009. We remember this inspirational woman by looking back at her insights into life with Addison's. Read more

Getting a flu vaccination this winter

Getting flu is a thoroughly miserable experience. However, if you are steroid-dependent, the consequences can be very serious, with around a quarter of adrenal crises requiring hospital admission resulting from flu-like illnesses (ADSHG member survey 2013). Fortunately, flu can be prevented – and surely, prevention is better than cure? Read more

My law degree or my Addison’s Disease? - 17/09/2020

Thanooshan was diagnosed with Addison’s Disease in 2018, 3 days after after going into adrenal crisis. Less than a year later, he began his law degree at the University of Leeds. Read about this member's experiences of balancing study with managing his new health condition. Read more

Liverpool Nurses produce video for adrenal insufficiency patients

Kerrie Grounds, Lead Endocrine Specialist Nurse (ESN) at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital (RLUH) and her team of dedicated ESN’s have produced a video for patients with adrenal insufficiency covering steroid replacement during illness and the emergency injection, while they can't run their usual education sessions. Here Kerrie explains what inspired them to create this invaluable and informative patient resource. Read more

International Addison's Day: Catch up on the highlights 04/06/2020

International Addison's Day: Catch up on the highlights. On 29th May 2020 people with Adrenal Insufficiency painted social media blue purple and green, making new friends, sharing experiences and important advice with medics, family, friends and followers. Read more

We asked you to share your emergency kits - Take a look!

During International Addison's Day people with Addison's or Adrenal Insufficiency around the world shared pictures of their kits as part of our #ShareYourKit campaign. Read more

International Addison's Day Twitter Chat - Being Prepared For Emergencies - 20/05/2020

On International Addison's Day, 29th May, we met for a Twitter Chat on the theme of 'Being Prepared - Getting Ready For Emergencies'. Here are some of the highlights. Read more

International Addison's Day: Exclusive Access to 'Advanced Practice in Endocrinology Nursing' book - 27/05/2020

This International Addison's Day, Springer Publishing are generously giving you exclusive access to 'Advanced Practice in Endocrinology Nursing' book chapters on Adrenal Insufficiency. Read more

ADSHG Socials: Hosts share personal stories and injection practise in weekend watch party 17/05/2020

ADSHG Socials: Hosts share personal stories and injection practise in weekend watch party Read more