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Cushings Help Organization, Inc. is a non-profit website dedicated to providing support, information news and education to individuals having Cushing's Disease or Cushing's Syndrome as well as other diseases of the pituitary glands.

Individuals suffering from Cushing's Disease or Cushing's Syndrome are often misdiagnosed or go for long painful periods without proper diagnosis. Symptoms of these diseases often mirror those of many other diseases.

Cushings Help Organization, Inc. is committed to bringing information regarding these rare diseases into the public's awareness to help facilitate early diagnosis and treatment.

Confidentiality of data relating to individual patients and visitors to a medical/health Web site, including their identity, is respected by this Web site. The Web site owner undertakes to honor or exceed the legal requirements of medical/health information privacy that apply in the country and state (Virginia, USA) where the Web site and mirror sites are located.

Cushings Help Organization, Inc. does not receive any direct funding from anyone or any organization. We accept no advertising of any kind.

Although all the content and features of these websites are provided free of charge, people have asked if they could make a donationfor the upkeep of the sites in the Cushing's Help family, the message boards, toll-free number and chats. MaryO receives 97% of your donation through PayPal.

Thank you for your support!

To send a check:

Mary O'Connor
Cushings Help
4094 Majestic Ln. #328
Fairfax, VA 22033

For Non-Profit Status was included in the Cover Story of this issue of Forbes Magazine, Best of the Web Issue, on stands June 11, 2001. The title: "Use With Care" by Matthew Schifrin and Howard Wolinsky.

Hopefully, this kind of mainstream exposure will help increase awareness for this often misunderstood disease.

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