UK sources of information and / or support
Information leaflet from Patient UK.
UK support group for men, women and children diagnosed with Addison's Disease (or adrenal insufficency). Includes monthly updated news topics and a wealth of information about Addison's Disease.
Their aim is to offer information on Addison's Disease, and non-clinical advice via a discussion group to all who suffer from this rare disease.
Global Health Network's support community for people affected by Addison's Disease.
Medicine Guides provide reliable information about medicines (drugs), conditions and the different treatment options available. They have been developed in the UK as part of the Medicines Information Project.
Provides detailed information about the drugs available to treat this condition. Medicine Guides provide reliable information about medicines, conditions and the different treatment options available. They have been developed in the UK as part of the Medicines Information Project.
A site primarily aimed at health professionals but is also widely used by patients who want to understand more about the management of their conditions. Detailed information about many endocrine (hormone) conditions including Addison's disease.
Information from NHS Choices - the government's patient information portal.
Information from Society for Endocrinology.
Information from BUPA.
Further sources / more detailed information
Some non-UK sites
The following list popular non-UK health information sites with content aimed at the general public. They are mainly from the US. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included but these large sites are comprehensive.
More detailed medical information
The following list online sources of more detailed medical information, mainly from the UK. These sites are mainly aimed at health professionals, but are of interest to all. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included, but information about most medical topics can usually be found.
- PatientPlus - hundreds of medical reference articles provided by Patient UK.
- Evidence Based Medicine - such as from Clinical Evidence, The Cochrane Library, etc.
- Database of UK Clinical Guidelines - from NICE, SIGN, etc.
- Medline - abstracts available from thousands of journals.
- Sites listing free online medical textbooks and journals.
- Sites listing free medical images - pictures, atlases, anatomy, skin diseases, etc.
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