Getting a flu vaccination this winter - 21/09/2020

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

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! 04/06/2020

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

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