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Join the Adrenal Alternatives Foundation as we discuss topics to help cortisol deficient disease sufferers discover every possible resource to manage their health. We are a patient empowerment organization that encourages, educates and advocates for sufferers of all adrenal diseases.

The Adrenal Alternatives Foundation is registered with the IRS as a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.
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 Being your Best Advocate - How to Speak to Professionals - Guest Speakers, Julia Strange & Jessica Nielsen
Being your Best Advocate - How to Speak to Professionals - Guest Speakers, Julia Strange & Jessica Nielsen
In this podcast episode, Julia Strange & Jessica Nielsen continue their series on "How to be your best Advocate" and get the care and support YOU deserve for yourself and for your disabled loved ones! Adrenal Alternatives Foundation is proud to support Parent's Survival Resource & Connection Group, who works to significantly improve the well-being and mental health of parents, families, indiv as well as; support workers of individuals with special needs / disabilities through education, support, mentor ship and advocacy. You can find more about their work at: https://www.parentsurvival.ca/ Adrenal Alternatives Foundation is a patient empowerment organization providing advocacy and access for all cortisol care options and is registered with the IRS as a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. EIN: 83-3629121. Downloadable Materials for Adrenal Disease Patients https://adrenalalternatives.com/downloadable-materials/ Adrenal Insufficiency 101 Book  https://www.amazon.com/Adrenal-Insufficiency-101-Patients-Managing/dp/1734907304 Cortisol Pumping Guide Book https://www.amazon.com/Cortisol-Pump101-Patients-Managing-Pumping/dp/1734907312/ref=sr_1_2?qid=1647960580&refinements=p_27%3AAdrenal+Alternatives+Foundation&s=books&sr=1-2&text=Adrenal+Alternatives+Foundation Social media Twitter: https://twitter.com/AdrenalAdvocateInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/adrenalalternativesfoundationPodcast: https://anchor.fm/adrenalalternatives FB: https://www.facebook.com/hopeforadrenaldisease Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxeZtgNgZpksinD2tV8_IlQ Ways to Get involved: Sign up for our email list.  https://gmail.us20.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=5e6950f5fe9efe797e1163544&id=8d9710ae9e Listen to our Podcast on Spotify, iTunes & Anchor https://anchor.fm/adrenalalternatives Attend an online or in person event. Schedule a consult with a team member for cortisol care support. Purchase Adrenal Awareness Merch from our online store. More information can be found on our website: https://adrenalalternatives.com/ Donate:  Text the word GIVE to 833-807-5813 Or donate at www.paypal.com/paypalme/adrenalalternatives Donate your old insulin pumps and supplies. (Broken pumps can still be used for research) Adrenal Alternatives Foundation, Ein: 83-3629121.   501c3 Non-Profit Patient advocacy organization. All donations tax deductible.
15:51
August 09, 2022
Being your Best Advocate - Organization - Guest Speakers, Julia Strange & Jessica Nielsen
Being your Best Advocate - Organization - Guest Speakers, Julia Strange & Jessica Nielsen
In this podcast episode, Julia Strange & Jessica Nielsen continue their series on "How to be your best Advocate" and get the care and support YOU deserve for yourself and for your disabled loved ones! Adrenal Alternatives Foundation is proud to support Parent's Survival Resource & Connection Group, who works to significantly improve the well-being and mental health of parents, families, indiv as well as; support workers of individuals with special needs / disabilities through education, support, mentor ship and advocacy. You can find more about their work at: https://www.parentsurvival.ca/ Adrenal Alternatives Foundation is a patient empowerment organization providing advocacy and access for all cortisol care options and is registered with the IRS as a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. EIN: 83-3629121. Downloadable Materials for Adrenal Disease Patients https://adrenalalternatives.com/downloadable-materials/ Adrenal Insufficiency 101 Book  https://www.amazon.com/Adrenal-Insufficiency-101-Patients-Managing/dp/1734907304 Cortisol Pumping Guide Book https://www.amazon.com/Cortisol-Pump101-Patients-Managing-Pumping/dp/1734907312/ref=sr_1_2?qid=1647960580&refinements=p_27%3AAdrenal+Alternatives+Foundation&s=books&sr=1-2&text=Adrenal+Alternatives+Foundation Social media Twitter: https://twitter.com/AdrenalAdvocateInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/adrenalalternativesfoundationPodcast: https://anchor.fm/adrenalalternatives FB: https://www.facebook.com/hopeforadrenaldisease Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxeZtgNgZpksinD2tV8_IlQ Ways to Get involved: Sign up for our email list.  https://gmail.us20.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=5e6950f5fe9efe797e1163544&id=8d9710ae9e Listen to our Podcast on Spotify, iTunes & Anchor https://anchor.fm/adrenalalternatives Attend an online or in person event. Schedule a consult with a team member for cortisol care support. Purchase Adrenal Awareness Merch from our online store. More information can be found on our website: https://adrenalalternatives.com/ Donate:  Text the word GIVE to 833-807-5813 Or donate at www.paypal.com/paypalme/adrenalalternatives Donate your old insulin pumps and supplies. (Broken pumps can still be used for research) Adrenal Alternatives Foundation, Ein: 83-3629121.   501c3 Non-Profit Patient advocacy organization. All donations tax deductible.
17:47
July 12, 2022
Being your Best Advocate- Guest Speakers, Julia Strange & Jessica Nielsen
Being your Best Advocate- Guest Speakers, Julia Strange & Jessica Nielsen
In this podcast episode, Julia Strange & Jessica Nielsen explain "How to be your best Advocate" and get the care and support YOU deserve for yourself and for your disabled loved ones!    Adrenal Alternatives Foundation is proud to support Parent's Survival Resource & Connection Group, who works to significantly improve the well-being and mental health of parents, families, indiv as well as; support workers of individuals with special needs / disabilities through education, support, mentor ship and advocacy. You can find more about their work at: https://www.parentsurvival.ca/   Adrenal Alternatives Foundation is a patient empowerment organization providing advocacy and access for all cortisol care options and is registered with the IRS as a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. EIN: 83-3629121.    Downloadable Materials for Adrenal Disease Patients https://adrenalalternatives.com/downloadable-materials/   Adrenal Insufficiency 101 Book  https://www.amazon.com/Adrenal-Insufficiency-101-Patients-Managing/dp/1734907304   Cortisol Pumping Guide Book https://www.amazon.com/Cortisol-Pump101-Patients-Managing-Pumping/dp/1734907312/ref=sr_1_2?qid=1647960580&refinements=p_27%3AAdrenal+Alternatives+Foundation&s=books&sr=1-2&text=Adrenal+Alternatives+Foundation   Social media  Twitter: https://twitter.com/AdrenalAdvocateInstagram:  https://www.instagram.com/adrenalalternativesfoundationPodcast: https://anchor.fm/adrenalalternatives FB: https://www.facebook.com/hopeforadrenaldisease Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxeZtgNgZpksinD2tV8_IlQ   Ways to Get involved:   Sign up for our email list.  https://gmail.us20.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=5e6950f5fe9efe797e1163544&id=8d9710ae9e   Listen to our Podcast on Spotify, iTunes & Anchor https://anchor.fm/adrenalalternatives   Attend an online or in person event.    Schedule a consult with a team member for cortisol care support.     Purchase Adrenal Awareness Merch from our online store.     More information can be found on our website: https://adrenalalternatives.com/   Donate:  Text the word GIVE to 833-807-5813 Or donate at www.paypal.com/paypalme/adrenalalternatives Donate your old insulin pumps and supplies. (Broken pumps can still be used for research)    Adrenal Alternatives Foundation, Ein: 83-3629121.   501c3 Non-Profit Patient advocacy organization. All donations tax deductible.
13:17
April 27, 2022
Townhall Meeting
Townhall Meeting
This podcast episode is a recording of the Townhall Meeting in November of 2020 hosted by Rare Disease Congressional Caucus Representatives Jay Hunter and Winslow Dixon of Adrenal Alternatives Foundation.   Jay and Winslow will be representing adrenal disease in the rare disease congressional caucus and hosted this town hall meeting to get the suggestions from adrenal disease patients on their concerns, questions and experiences so that they can accurately represent the adrenal community in legislation.  For more information visit our website: adrenalalternatives.com  The Adrenal Alternatives Foundation is registered with the IRS as a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. EIN: 83-3629121.
01:01:54
November 22, 2020
Quality of Life Conversation with EPIC Foundation's Dr. Karen
Quality of Life Conversation with EPIC Foundation's Dr. Karen
Tune into hear a quality of life conversation with Adrenal Alternatives Foundation CEO, Winslow Dixon and EPIC foundation's executive director, Dr. Karen Thames.     Dr. Karen shares her amazing journey through Cushing's and adrenal disease and also shares tips on how to conquer the mental, emotional and physical challenges that come along with managing chronic illness.  For more information on Dr. Karen and her work please visit her website: https://epictogether.org/ This podcast has been a recording by the Adrenal Alternatives Foundation, a 501c3 non profit patient empowerment organization dedicated to advocacy, encouragement and education for all adrenal disease.  For more information visit our website: https://adrenalalternatives.wordpress.com/
01:00:17
November 22, 2020
Steroids Save lives- The risks and benefits of steroid replacement in adrenal insufficiency
Steroids Save lives- The risks and benefits of steroid replacement in adrenal insufficiency
This episode of the Adrenal Alternatives Foundation podcast is an interview with AAF Founder/CEO Winslow E. Dixon and foundation team member, Dr. Megan Milne who is the "Prednisone Pharmacist."  They discuss the importance of steroid medications with adrenal insufficiency.   For more information on Dr. Megan’s work as the Prednisone Pharmacist visit her website: For more information on the Adrenal Alternatives Foundation, visit our website; https://adrenalalternatives.com/
14:51
November 03, 2020
How to Manage Weight on Steroids
How to Manage Weight on Steroids
This episode of the Adrenal Alternatives Foundation podcast is an interview with AAF Founder/CEO Winslow E. Dixon and foundation team member, Dr. Megan Milne who is the "Prednisone Pharmacist."  They discuss helpful tips on how to manage weight on long term steroid medications.   *Disclaimer: This is not a replacement for medical care or treatment. Do not start or stop any medication, treatment or lifestyle modification without checking with your healthcare provider.* Links Mentioned- Adipose Tissue Medical Study : https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3648822/ Dr. Megan’s work as the Prednisone Pharmacist visit her website: Adrenal Alternatives Foundation Social Media:  ttps://adrenalalternatives.com https://twitter.com/adrenaladvocate https://www.instagram.com/adrenalalte... https://www.facebook.com/hopeforadrenaldisease
30:53
November 04, 2019
Understanding Steroids
Understanding Steroids
This episode of the Adrenal Alternatives Foundation podcast is an interview with AAF Founder/CEO Winslow E. Dixon and foundation team member, Dr. Megan Milne who is the "Prednisone Pharmacist."  They discuss the differences between steroids, prednisone, hydrocortisone and dexamethasone and give helpful tips on steroid management with adrenal insufficiency.  For more information on Dr. Megan’s work as the Prednisone Pharmascist visit her website: For more information on the Adrenal Alternatives Foundation, visit our social media-  ttps://adrenalalternatives.com https://twitter.com/adrenaladvocate https://www.instagram.com/adrenalalte... https://www.facebook.com/hopeforadrenaldisease
12:50
October 31, 2019
Interview with SOLUtion Medical- Creator of the Twistject Cortisol Emergency Injector
Interview with SOLUtion Medical- Creator of the Twistject Cortisol Emergency Injector
Adrenal Alternatives Foundation founder/CEO  Winslow E. Dixon interviews president of SOLUtion Medical, Julia Anthony regarding her work in creating the Twistject emergency cortisol injecting device.  For more information on SOLUtion visit their website https://www.solutionmedllc.com/ Adrenal Alternatives Foundation Social Media- ttps://adrenalalternatives.com https://twitter.com/adrenaladvocate https://www.instagram.com/adrenalalte... https://www.facebook.com/hopeforadrenaldisease
19:55
October 24, 2019
"Steroids- The Necessary Evil" Meet team member, Dr. Megan Milne
"Steroids- The Necessary Evil" Meet team member, Dr. Megan Milne
This episode of the Adrenal Alternatives Foundation podcast is an interview with AAF Founder/CEO Winslow E. Dixon and foundation team member, Dr. Megan Milne who is the "Prednisone Pharmacist." Dr. Megan experienced a mysterious rash and nearly bled to death, starting a roller coaster medical journey. One day she was a normal, healthy young mother of four children, and the next she was forced to take a lifesaving drug, prednisone due to a health condition which required steroid use to sustain her life. Dr. Megan’s expertise in both the insurance and pharmaceutical industry and her personal understanding the necessity of steroid use to manage a health condition makes her passionate about helping people navigate life on long term steroid use.  For more information on Dr. Megan’s work as the Prednisone Pharmascist visit her website: ttps://adrenalalternatives.com https://twitter.com/adrenaladvocate https://www.instagram.com/adrenalalte... https://www.facebook.com/hopeforadrenaldisease
17:45
October 19, 2019
"Richard and the Ripple Effect" Meet AAF board member, Richard!
"Richard and the Ripple Effect" Meet AAF board member, Richard!
"Each person carries within them the ability to change the world in small ways for better or worse, this is the concept of the Ripple Effect." This episode of the Adrenal Alternatives Foundation podcast is an interview between founder Winslow E. Dixon and board member, Richard Gorski. Richard discusses how the tragic murder of his ex girlfriend led him to honor her memory in a unique way and changed his life forever.  The concept of the ripple effect deeply changed his entire existence.  Richard also has an extensive background in health and wellness and is a proud advocate for the adrenal and chronic illness community.  Adrenal Alternatives Foundation is a 503c3 patient empowerment organization that encourages, educates and advocates for sufferers of all adrenal diseases. https://adrenalalternatives.com https://twitter.com/adrenaladvocate https://www.paypal.me/adrenalalternat...
15:35
October 19, 2019
The Cortisol Pump- Everything you need to know
The Cortisol Pump- Everything you need to know
Adrenal Alternatives Foundation's chat event to discuss the topic of the Cortisol Pump.  Though we are not a replacement for medical advice or care, we will be discussing important questions such as:  How to find a pump friendly Endocrinologist Different Types of Pump Systems  How to obtain insurance coverage for pumps, supplies and Solu-Cortef  The difference between oral steroids, subq injections and continuous cortisol infusion.    Links Mentioned- Adrenal Book- https://www.elsevier.com/…/978-0-12-811… Downloadable Materials- Cortisol Pump Proposal Letter- https://adrenalalternatives.com/downlo…/ Health Journal- https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/peac...  For more information please visit adrenalalternatives.com
33:02
October 16, 2019
Sneak Peek- Richard and the Ripple Effect- Adrenal Alternatives Foundation Podcast
Sneak Peek- Richard and the Ripple Effect- Adrenal Alternatives Foundation Podcast
Adrenal Alternatives Foundation Podcast Episode 2 SNEAK PEEK!  Tune into board member  Richard's story of inspiration and learning how to make the tides turn towards hope!  Sneak peek into the interview with board member and secret mermaid, Richard Gorski and Adrenal Alternatives Foundation founder Winslow E. Dixon.  Richard discusses how the tragic murder of his ex girlfriend led him to honor her memory in a unique way and changed his life forever.  The concept of the ripple effect deeply changed his entire existence.     Adrenal Alternatives Foundation is a 503c3 patient empowerment organization that encourages, educates and advocates for sufferers of all adrenal diseases.   https://adrenalalternatives.com  https://twitter.com/adrenaladvocate  https://www.instagram.com/adrenalalte...  https://www.paypal.me/adrenalalternat...
04:44
October 16, 2019
Sneak PEEK! Meet Team Member- Dr. Megan Milne
Sneak PEEK! Meet Team Member- Dr. Megan Milne
Adrenal Alternatives Foundation is a 501c3 patient empowerment organization that encourages, educates and advocates for sufferers of all adrenal diseases. This podcast episode is an interview with Founder Winslow E. Dixon and foundation team member, Dr. Megan Milne who is the "Prednisone Pharmacist." She works with people on long term steroid treatments to minimize side effects and maintain quality of life.  ttps://adrenalalternatives.com  https://twitter.com/adrenaladvocate  https://www.instagram.com/adrenalalte... https://www.facebook.com/hopeforadrenaldisease
02:05
October 16, 2019