A Patient’s Guide to everything you need to know about the cortisol pumping method!

Cortisol 101 contains the following information:

Chapter 1: Introduction

What is Adrenal Insufficiency?

Important Terms

What is Cortisol Pumping?

Common Myths

Frequently Asked Questions

Chapter 2: Assessments

Testing

Pre-Pump Planning

Steroid Options

Hydrocortisone Injections

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

Exercise

Showering

Traveling

Intimacy

Surgery Protocols

Chapter 6: Resources

Appeal Letter

Adrenal Alternatives Foundation

Sources

https://www.amazon.com/dp/1734907312

Paper Back Copy

Kindle E-book Copy

More information on cortisol pumping can be found on the cortisol pump advocacy tab on Adrenal Alternatives Foundation website 

You can also listen to the podcast episode Everything you need to know about the Cortisol Pump! or download the Guide to the Cortisol Pump.

This information was brought to you by the Adrenal Alternatives Foundation for educational use only and is not meant to provide medical care or advice.