Despite its revolutionary success rate, treating cortisol deficiency with the cortisol pumping method has long been a difficult process to obtain. Access to infusion pumps and supplies for non-diabetics and also finding healthcare providers willing to manage adrenal patients on this method are just a few issues that have caused massive barriers to achieve this treatment.
Adrenal Alternatives Foundation is changing that. We are proud to announce our latest resources to help patients safely and successfully start the cortisol pumping method. The following resources were established to aid adrenal patients in their journey to cortisol pumping.
As a collaborative publication containing medical studies, clinical research and documented patient empirical evidence, this book includes everything you need to know about the cortisol pumping method.
Cortisol 101 contains the following information:
Chapter 1: Introduction
What is Adrenal Insufficiency?
What is Cortisol Pumping?
Frequently Asked Questions
Chapter 2: Assessments
Post Pump Testing
Chapter 3: Starting the Cortisol Pumping Process
Finding a Pump Friendly Physician
Choosing a Pump System
Obtaining Insurance Approval
Chapter 4: Creating a Care Plan
Prescriptions & Items Needed
Choosing a Solu-Cortef Ratio
Setting Basal Rates
Updosing and Sick Rates
Sites and Absorption Factors
Chapter 5: Life with the Pump
Chapter 6: Resources
Adrenal Alternatives Foundation
- Cortisol Pumping Interactive Website. Adrenal Alternatives Foundation is proud to release the website, cortisolpump.org to provide an easily accessible, free resource on cortisol pumping available internationally. Click the link below to access the website.
- Pumps for Purpose Program. Adrenal Alternatives Foundation is proud to have partnered with the non profit, CR3 to create a program specific to adrenal disease patients to provide them with affordable pumps and supplies, with or without insurance coverage.
- Physician Guidance. Our clinical team is proud to guide physicians on the necessary protocols that must be taken to safely and effectively create a care plan for adrenal patients seeking to manage their cortisol deficiency via the cortisol pumping method. Though we are not a replacement for medical care or advice, we are proud to help guide physicians on the proper lab testing and prescriptions needed to begin the cortisol pumping method.
If you need assistance on the cortisol pumping method, please fill out the contact form and we will have a team member contact you to schedule a free consult.
You can also download a One pager on the cortisol pump here.
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