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booklet on the

Adrenal Insufficiency

ABA is pleased to present the Adrenal Insufficiency booklet suitable for patients and physicians. She presents the disease in detail and guides doctors on how to act in the correct diagnosis and treatment. Developed by the renowned Dr. Maria Candida Villares Fragoso from HCFMUSP, PhD student Helaine Laiz Silva Charchar and medical student Letícia Santiago da Silva Ferreira (AI patient), the booklet is an important tool to develop patients' autonomy in the conduct of their treatment.


In Adrenal Insufficiency, information saves lives.


Prepared by:  

Helaine Laiz Silva Charchar
Leticia Santiago da Silva Ferreira
Dr. Maria Candida Barisson Villares Fragoso

Dra. Maria Candida Barisson Villares Fragoso

Full Professor at the Hospital das Clínicas, Faculty of Medicine, University of São Paulo. Head of the Adrenal Unit of the Endocrinology and Metabology Service of HCFMUSP

Endocrinologist at the ICESP Base Clinic.

Helaine Laiz Silva Charchar

Doctoral student of the Endocrinology program at the University of São Paulo.

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