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

Easing lockdown: How are you feeling? - 10/5/2020

It's important to remember you're not alone in experiencing a range of emotions after adapting to lockdown life. Read more

COVID-19 and Adrenal Insufficiency: Q&A About Going Into Hospital - 06/05/2020

We have noticed lots of concern raised amongst our members about hospital admission during the times of COVID-19. We asked Dr Helen Simpson and Professor John Wass to give their perspectives on the questions we've seen asked by members recently. Read more

ADSHG Founder Deana Kenward: From an Unusual Tan to the TV Times and beyond! - 28/04/2020

One of our longest standing volunteer Noel Hawks charts the story of the Addison's Disease Self Help Group's founder Deana Kenward, from her diagnosis to starting the group, to the time she retired from employment in 2009. Read more

Preparing for hospital admission when you have Addison's Disease or Adrenal Insufficiency - 22/04/2020

Here is some helpful information from the ADSHG about being prepared if you fall ill enough to require hospital treatment. We hope you'll stay safe and well but we do recommend planning ahead. Read more

The 2.6 Challenge - Join the nation & #TeamAddisons!

On 26 April, join the rest of the UK for the 2.6  Challenge and support Addison's disease! Many of our fundraising events have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But we're working harder than ever to support everyone who turns to us. This is where the 2.6 challenge comes in! From 2.6 to 26. It's your choice. Your challenge. And we need your support now more than ever. Read more

Jennifer's Story: Emergency Surgery during COVID-19

"There's a lot of bad news and worries in the world right now, so hopefully it's ok to share a positive story here... I was admitted to hospital yesterday afternoon." Valued member, volunteer and fundraiser for the ADSHG, Jennifer, shares with us her experiences of going into hospital for treatment during the COVID-19 crisis. Read more

Preparing your own Emergency Kit for Addison's or Adrenal Insufficiency - 26/03/2020

Preparing an emergency kit is something every person with Addison's or Adrenal Insufficiency should do once they have a diagnosis. Kits are sometimes provided ready-made by medics and can also be purchased online. Here we help you create your own emergency kit in seven steps. Read more

Getting a flu vaccination this winter - 13/11/2019

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

An update on changes to the forum - 04/11/2019

An update on changes to the forum Read more