International Addison's Day: Catch up on the highlights

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

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

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

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