Welcome to CushCast, a podcast series developed to support those living with Cushing’s syndrome, as well as their family and friends.

Each podcast covers a different topic, providing information on Cushing’s syndrome together with practical tips on living with the condition. CushCast has been developed in collaboration with healthcare specialists that are committed to Cushing’s syndrome community.

The views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast series are solely those of the speakers and do not necessarily represent those of HRA Pharma Rare Diseases and its employees.

CushCast episode 1:

Understanding Cushing’s syndrome

To kick start our podcast we delve into the whats and whys behind Cushing’s syndrome with Dr Elena Valassi, Consultant Endocrinologist and University Professor in Barcelona, Spain.

CushCast episode 2:

Living your best life with Cushing’s syndrome

In this episode, we speak to Leslie Edwin, Cushing’s syndrome Patient and President of Cushing’s Support and Research Foundation in Atlanta, USA, to hear firsthand about her experience on living with Cushing’s syndrome.

CushCast episode 3:

Cushing's syndrome: Dealing with communication issues

Due to the rare nature of Cushing’s syndrome, awareness and understanding of the condition and its implications can be sometimes unsatisfactory in the family and social context of people living with Cushing’s syndrome. In this episode we speak to Alicia Santos, Psychologist in Barcelona, Spain, on what can be done to improve this.

CushCast episode 4:

Taking care of your bone health

Bone-related issues are associated with Cushing’s syndrome. In this episode, we speak to Prof. Gherardo Mazziotti, Associate Professor of Endocrinology in Milan, Italy, to understand why this is the case and how this can be managed to support a healthy lifestyle.

CushCast episode 5:

Making mental health a priority

Maintaining mental and psychological health is vital for those living with Cushing’s syndrome. In our last episode, we shine a light on how to cope with mental health challenges with Cornelie Andela. Psychologist and Medical Doctor in The Hague, Netherlands.

Developed in collaboration with WAPO

An informational resource about Cushing’s Syndrome fully funded as a service to the community by HRA Pharma Rare Diseases
The Cushing's Collaborative Community