This website is intended for an Australian and New Zealand audience who are interested in acromegaly
This website is intended for an Australian and New Zealand audience who are interested in acromegaly

How was developed?

The content contained within has been conceived, developed and fine-tuned with input from those living with acromegaly.

Ipsen would like to thank the healthcare professionals who have reviewed and provided valuable insight into the content of the website.

We would also like to thank all of the patients and their families who have helped to develop this website and who have shared their experiences, agreed to be filmed, provided their feedback, and suggested practical tips to us.

What information does the site contain? provides general information about acromegaly including the causes of acromegaly and where to find the pituitary gland and describes possible acromegaly symptoms to help set people on their way to a correct diagnosis sooner.

Within the site there is information about the diagnosis and treatment of acromegaly, and practical tips and advice on how to adapt to life after a diagnosis of acromegaly.

Throughout the site you can watch videos of people living with acromegaly and hear them describe their acromegaly journey.

There are also answers to some common questions about acromegaly and links to patient support groups where you can find out more information about acromegaly and perhaps be put in contact with someone in a similar situation to you.

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Please always consult a healthcare professional if you require healthcare advice or if you have any specific concerns regarding your acromegaly, its treatment or side effects. The information provided here is not intended to replace professional advice. This website has been developed by Ipsen in collaboration with those living with acromegaly and the healthcare professionals who care for them. Ipsen would like to thank everyone for their valuable insights and stories. All names used on this website are not necessarily real names. Visit our website for more information about us, or to contact us directly. Website design and development by Kanga Health Ltd. Website reference SOM-AU-000710 Last reviewed 7 July 2020 Ipsen Pty Ltd Level 2, Building 4, Brandon Office Park, 540 Springvale Road, Glen Waverley, VIC 3150 Australia Ipsen Pty Ltd, ABN 47 095 036 909.