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Would you like to share your experience with Cushings Disease? If you have a dog, cat, horse, or human Cushings story please share it with the Cushings community to help others walking a similar path. Every experience can be learned from. Once we manually review your Cushings story and add it to the diary we will email you the link to your story. Please fill out the form below to share your story.

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Diary entry:

TYPE Dog Cat Horse Human

PETS NAME

PETS HOME STATE

(breed, gender, approximate weight)

AGE WHEN DIAGNOSED WITH CUSHINGS

TREATMENT LENGTH - how many months or years did you provide treatment for Cushings? If still providing care you can type "ongoing" and the current length of time giving treatment

PRODUCTS TRIED - please provide a basic list all remedies, tactics, vitamins and drugs tried during Cushings treatment (separated by commas please)

FAVORITE MEALS - what brand(s) of food were served regulary?

YOUR STORY - this can be written any way you like. We suggest starting off by introducing your pet and how you first connected, then explaining when you first noticed Cushings symptoms and the events that happened afterwards, and ending with the results of treatment(s) you chose or your current status with the disease and perhaps any advice you can give to others.





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Interesting Facts

Cushings Disease is most common in dogs, and is mostly seen in middle and senior aged dogs. Pituitary gland tumors are more commonly found than adrenal gland tumors.

Approximately ten out of every million humans are diagnosed with Cushings Disease.

In horses it is referred to as ECD, Equine Cushings Disease.

Cushings Disease, while not seen as often in cats, is more likely to affect females than males and diabetes is commonly diagnosed along with it.

Did you know....

"Cushings Disease is the most common endocrine disorder in older dogs. It's important that people are aware that while there is no cure (yet) the condition IS treatable and many more happy years can be had with their beloved pet."