In conjunction with an international team of advocacy groups for patients with Adrenal Insufficiency, we developed a survey to determine the impact of COVID-19 on people with any form of adrenal insufficiency, to determine if there is a greater risk of adrenal crisis for people with AI during COVID and if those who contracted COVID are at greater risk of severe reactions or residual effects. The survey also is assessing if there was any disruption to regular medication supply, the need and frequency of administration of emergency steroid injection and what challenges this posed.
Thank you to everyone who responded.
The results are being tabulated ... watch this space!
ENS Position Statement
Gender Diverse Care
ENS has received a draft position statement on transgender and gender diverse care submitted by members Andrew Dwyer & Debra Greenspan. We have engaged patient stakeholders and a diverse group of providers across disciplines for input.
The position statement is being reviewed by many global organizations and will be available soon.
Our Endocrine Patients' Safety
Below are recommended sites to visit for some guidance with specific patient populations re COVID-19.
Please email us at email@example.com
Diabetes: by the Diabetes Disaster Response Coalition.
A letter template for providers from the ADA legal advisory committee is included in the members only section, to inform employers of patient risk profile.
Adrenal Insufficiency/ glucocorticoid use:
Call for Abstracts
We invite all ENS members to submit an abstract for the ENS Annual Meeting to share your expertise. ENS 2021 meeting plans are underway.
See ideas by reviewing prior awards 2020 Awards .pdf
Research Grant ($2,000) see research grant for details
Submission deadline (abstracts & grant): February 1st
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