Canadian Addison Society

Links and Resources

There are many useful websites when dealing with Addison's Disease. One of the most helpful as a newly diagnosed Addisonian is the U.K. Addison's Disease Self Help Group Owner's Manual.
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The Canadian Addison Society Online Support Groups


  • College of Physicians and Surgeons - NFLD
    Find an endocrinoligist in Newfoundland. Once on the site, click "Physician Search" button, then under Area of Specialization, highlight Endocrinology and Metabolism" in the drop down box. Then click the search button.
  • College of Physicians and Surgeons - BC
    Find an endocrinologist in BC. Once on the site, highlight "Specialist" under "Do you want to find" and choose "Endocrinology and Metabolism" in the drop down box. Then click on Search button at the bottom of the page.
  • College of Physicians and Surgeons - Ontario
    Find an endocrinologist in Ontario. Once you are on the site, choose "Specialist" in the Physician section and highlight "Endocrinology and Metabolism" in the Specialization drop down box. Click on the "Submit" button at the bottom of the page.
  • Endocrine Web - Endocrine Disorders and Endocrine Surgery
    A site written by doctors for patients. Check for the link on Addison's disease and, there are other hormone related problems discussed, as well as pictures of the various glands and their locations.
  • Endocrine Society
  • Society for Endocrinology
    Full-text online journals.

Forums / BBS / Community Support

  • Addison's Disease Self Help Group (ADSHG)
    The Addison's Disease Self Help Group is the UK support group for men, women and children suffering from Addison's Disease and their families. This site also provides a direct link to the manual, Living with Addison's Disease - An owner's manual for individuals with the disease.
  • New Zealand Addison's Network (NZAN)
    Formed in 1996 as a support network as well as a means of bring awareness to Addison's.
  • Pituitary Network Association
    Offers to support, encourage, enlighten, and educate.
  • Addison's, Schmidt's syndrome, Cushing's Disease and other Related Autoimmune Diseases Information
    This web site offers an overview of Addison's disease, Schmidt's syndrome, Cushings disease and other autoimmune diseases. Just type the autoimmune disorder into the search line at the top of the page.
  • Yes, I have Addison's Disease. No, it's not contagious
    Facebook group started by Alitia Northey to give young people a forum to share/ask/talk about Addison's disease. The group has members from all over the world and shares their unique experiences with Addisons. In order to access group, you will have to sign on to Facebook first, in order to access this group's information. Once you have a Facebook account, you should have direct contact with the group's web pages.

Global Associations and Organizations

Medicinal / Alternative Medicines

  • American Botanical Council
    Herbal medicines.
  • Medscape DrugInfo
    Database brings you the latest information from the National Drug Data File from FirstDataBank, and the American Hospital Formulary Service Drug Information reference from the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP)
  • RxList - The Internet Drug Index
    An excellent reference site to check out the properties and side effects of medications.

Informational / Educational / Education Institutions

medSask drug conservation strategy documents




  • MedicAlert
    Do you subscribe to MedicAlert? If so, it is imperative that you keep your medical data up-to-date. Log onto the web site to update your information.

Canadian Addison Society Radio Interview March 2012


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