The Australian Pituitary Foundation will be holding an AGM on the 18th January 2019. Anyone interested in attending, please contact us directly for meeting details. Facilities for dial-in or formal attendance are available.
We have been providing support and education to patients and communities for over 20 years. Being a patient focussed foundation with strong collaboration to the medical specialists, we are able to advocate for those impacted by pituitary conditions…
The APF provides support for adults and children with acquired or congenital pituitary disorders.
Affordable Growth Hormone (GH) replacement therapy
My problems began in my 20’s when I first began to put on weight, had irregular periods, noticed more body and facial hair, and had episodes of depression. I was diagnosed as having Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (which presents similarly to Cushing’s Disease but is caused by a very different disease process)
“Being diagnosed with a pituitary tumour was a relief. My family had jokingly called my enlarging hands and feet flippers. I had grown two shoe sizes over a year!! Thankfully my doctor identified the features of acromegaly and I am on the road to recovery following successful surgery by my pituitary specialist.”