Monday, April 04, 2016

Action For Adrenal Disease

Watch online Saturday April 16 at 1:00 PM eastern at

Secondary Adrenal Insufficiency and Addison's Disease can be deadly, mostly because of the lack of education and awareness. We have lost too many and need to be proactive in preventing unnecessary deaths! Join us as we educate on what these diseases are, how easily they can become deadly and preventive measures we can all take to help this community. Brought to you by the National Adrenal Disease Foundation, with speakers who have personal experience with these diseases.

Our program will include:

Senior Administrator Nichole Klute Rushton••• of the Addison’s Disease Support Group ( on Facebook, will speak in detail about the unfortunate adrenal insufficient patients who have tragically passed, reminding us that the danger of loss of life is a reality for every person with adrenal insufficiency who doesn’t receive the vital hormones they need

Administrator Debby Hunter ••• of the Living With Addison's Disease Support on Facebook ( who will give us tips on how we can approach our local emergency facilities and hospitals with information about adrenal insufficiency and its care in a crisis situation. She will also share her own personal experience with going through an adrenal crisis.

Deputy Sheriff Chris Spires••• who will speak on life as the husband of an Addison’s disease patient, and share with us how the law enforcement community views adrenal insufficient patients

Melanie Wong ••• National Adrenal Disease Foundation ( Executive Director, who will speak about the recent tragic losses, and the vital importance of reminding the medical community about adrenal insufficiency, as well as NADF’s latest project to get NADF Adrenal Crisis Care posters displayed in every emergency room facility in the United States.