The AGM of the Australian Pituitary Foundation will be held on Saturday 21st November 2020 at 10:30AM AEDT via webinar. All active members welcome to attend. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to register and receive the link.
Monday 16th Nov 2020 – LifeLine “Accidental Counsellor” Course 1300 – 1700 (AEDT) We are conscious that you will be taking calls and supporting patients who have been newly diagnosed or are at various stages of the journey – a position you have all been in. This course will help you establish boundaries, ensure you […]
Online discussion with endocrine nurses to further understanding of the endocrine testing that are performed for pituitary patients. Saturday, 14th Nov 2020 1400 – 1600 (AEDT)
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. "