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Addison's Disease Self-Help Group (UK)

a/k/a: ADSHG (UK)


P.O. Box 1083
Guildford, Surrey, GU1 9HX
United Kingdom

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The Addison's Disease Self-Help Group (UK) (ADSHG) is a non-profit organization located in the United Kingdom. It helps people, mainly in the UK, who have been affected by Addison's disease, a rare disorder characterized by chronic, usually progressive, inadequate production of the steroid hormones cortisol and aldosterone by the outer layer of cells of the adrenal glands. ADSHG (UK) works to support people with adrenal failure, and promotes better medical understanding of this rare condition. The services of ADSHG (UK) for its members include a newsletter, emergency treatment instructions, educational materials, and access to an e-mail discussion/support group.

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