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Addison’s Disease
by Kimberly Allen, RN Addison’s disease is an endocrine disorder that affects the adrenal glands.  It usually develops in adults between 30 and 50 years of age though it can affect anyone at any age.  It affects both men and women of all ethnicity’s.  Addison’s disease is considered a... Read more
Addison’s Disease

Addison’s disease is a disorder of the endocrine system. The endocrine system iss the system of glands that produce the different hormones in our body’s, like the thyroid gland. In addisons disease the adrenal glands are affected. They do not produce enough of the steroid hormones, specifically cortisol and aldosterone…

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