A patient education seminar will be held in Brisbane on Saturday the 14th March at Princess Alexandra Hospital between 9am to 12:30pm. Further details will follow. Please join as a friend or member to get updates direct to your email.
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. "