Addison's disease

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a glandular disorder caused by failure of function of the cortex of the adrenal gland and marked by anemia and prostration with brownish skin

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A Welsh Government investigation found that the consultant paediatrician suspected Addison's disease, but did not pass on the information or act on it.
The 20-month-old labrador has been trained to tell when Karen Ruddlesden is about to suffer an attack of Addison's Disease.
Katherine White, of the Addison's Disease Self Help Group, claims that letters written shortly before Austen's demise revealed that she was almost pain free and completely lucid, which would not have been possible if she had suffered from the disease.
I performed some simple blood tests to rule out any thyroid problems and a rarer condition Addison's Disease, both of which can be associated with the condition.
1817: English novelist Jane Austen, died of Addison's Disease on this day.
Topics addressing individual predisposition include basic mechanisms in autoimmunity and contributing or environmental factors, autoimmune thyroid disease, including animal models, autoantigens, Grace's Disease, hypothyroidism, postpartum thyroiditis, ophthalmopathy and dermopathy; Type I diabetes mellitus, including animal models, islet cell autoantigens; other autoimmune endocrinopathy's, including Addison's disease, premature ovarian failure, hypophysitis and autoimmune polyglandular syndromes.
Kennedy's Addison's disease, Woodrow Wilson's incapacitating stroke that effectively resulted in his wife assuming the responsibility of the office, and much more.
Ethel Donnelly, a retired occupational therapy assistant, and her husband, Tom, a retired medical rep, of Lambton Court, High Rickleton, Washington, lost their son, Keith, from Addison's disease when he was 30 years old.
Reports in the literature confirm that DHEA supplementation restores a feeling of well-being and sexuality in women with androgen deficiency caused by hypopituitarism or Addison's disease (N.
Addison's disease is a rare disorder characterized by a severe or total shutdown of hormone production in the adrenal cortex.
The pathway to diagnosis and treatment of Addison's disease has been well described.
Dear AFI: I have hypothyroidism and Addison's disease, which I've handled pretty well for about 10 years.
She suffered from Addison's disease, osteoporosis, osteoarthritis, angina, asthma and depression.
Kennedy had Addison's disease, but concealed it from the public.