According to the Global Genes Project, upwards of 300 million people worldwide are impacted by rare disease. Catch the full feature on the reach and impact of rare diseases, such as Cushing’s, at this link.
Didn’t catch the WITF Smart Talk segment with Marie Conley? Listen and read the interview here.
We all experience them; wistful and passing moments of looking back into our lives for those events of awareness and choice that would have so differently shaped the years that came afterwards. Discovering that I had Cushing’s Disease, and coming to accept its meaning in my life, has brought those moments into sharp clarity.