× Addison's disease occurs when the adrenal glands do not produce enough of the hormone cortisol and in some cases, the hormone aldosterone.

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Replied by carolk on topic Questions regarding Addison's

My 2 cents: The endocrinologist with pituitary experience will not only order the right tests, but will also be able to read the results correctly. Pituitary medicine is complicated, and is not always black and white, there are sometimes gray areas that a specialist knows based on experience. 
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Hello again,    would you suggest that my family doctor orders the blood work and see if it warrants a referral to an Endocrinologist  or should I ask for a referral to the Endocrinologist immediatly?

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Thanks :)
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Replied by pnaadmin on topic Questions regarding Addison's

I'm sorry, I should have included it in the last one.  It was in my first response to you, here it is again.

https://pituitary.org/table/get-answers/

The article I am referring to about questions to ask is this one:

https://pituitary.org/get-answers/pituitary-hormonal-difficulties-signs-and-symptoms-and-what-to-ask-your-physician
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Where would I find the Get Answers link?

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Where would I find the Get Answers link?

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