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Houston - Day 2

I was sooo tired at the end of the day yesterday that I just crashed without blogging.  Ellen, my counterpart for this trip, has gone home for work tomorrow so I am on my own for a day before going home.  So far, I think it's been pretty good and a lot of people have stopped by our booth to talk to us.  We've given out a lot of reading material and diagnostic and testing guidelines, and of course business cards and newsletters.  (My story is in the CSRF newsletter this month!)

I've eaten my fill of frozen yogurt from Merck, who is right in front of us with that machine all day, and have a few stops I would like to make before the end of tomorrow, but I'm not sure if it will be possible now that I'm the only one.

I also got the opportunity to go to a presentation today given by an endocrinologist from Case Western on Adrenal Insufficiency.  The huge room was full, there was not an empty seat to be found, and I was surprised to not learn a single new thing!  They discussed medications and dosing for people with adrenal insufficiency and most of the questions were about changing doses.

I guess it's a good thing that nothing was new, if there were new things I didn't know, I think I would be a little upset that I didn't know that before.

Overall, it was a good two days.  I'm so glad we can help a lot of doctors that have Cushing's patients (a lot of them said it was their first!) and give them information to take home to their patients.

I hope tomorrow is just as exciting as the last 2 days!

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