Living with Acromegaly in the COVID-19 Pandemic2020-12-21T01:21:52+00:00

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“Living in the pandemic with acromegaly has been tough. I have adrenal insufficiency, so I have to be extra cautious because it’s another thing that if I do get sick, I can get a lot sicker a lot faster because my immune system.”

“The best way for me to try to engage is start with family because it brings you back down to life to what’s important.”

“Living in a pandemic has made me feel very isolated. Some of us are considered immunocompromised. It could be life-threatening to me or some of my friends who have acromegaly.”

“I’ve actually wanted to go to another medical facility to get evaluated, but I’m scared right now. It’s definitely affected my ability to find additional help and treatment.”

Lights Up! Sharing Your Acromegaly Story

People with acromegaly have no doubt heard these six words from friends and loved ones many times…well-meaning people who genuinely want to help but don’t know how. If you have acromegaly, you can make these suggestions to those who ask. And if you’re the one reaching out, here are some things to keep in mind when you’re offering your support.

Give it a Trim: How to Edit Your Acromegaly Patient Story

People with acromegaly have no doubt heard these six words from friends and loved ones many times…well-meaning people who genuinely want to help but don’t know how. If you have acromegaly, you can make these suggestions to those who ask. And if you’re the one reaching out, here are some things to keep in mind when you’re offering your support.

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