“Quality of life is the key to managing acromegaly. Ask questions, look for information, and be proactive in managing the impact of your condition.”

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What is Acromegaly?

Acromegaly (pronounced “a-kro-me-g-le”) is a rare endocrine disorder caused by the presence of too much growth hormone (GH) in the body.

Acromegaly is caused by a tumour (usually benign) on the pituitary gland, the gland that controls many other hormone-making glands in the body.

To find more detailed information, visit our Resources page and our series of information booklets.

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About Us

Registered with Charities Services NZ (CC46693) in 2011, Acromegaly NZ are proud to support more than 100 members throughout New Zealand.

Our services include –

  • Providing information and support to patients and their families
  • Organising in-person and virtual social gatherings to create opportunities for patients to share their experiences
  • Organising educational seminars and guest speakers
  • Providing regular newsletters to our members
  • Providing information resources to medical professionals

Our friendly committee members have each had their own journey with Acromegaly, and recognise the enormous value in growing and maintaining the membership of our organisation.

Co-Chair: Catherine Chan catherine@acromegaly.org.nz
Co-Chair: Clark McPhillips clarkm@acromegaly.org.nz
Secretary: Fay Partington secretary@acromegaly.org.nz
Treasurer: Wayne Holtham treasurer@acromegaly.org.nz
Communications Officer: Alison Chester alison@acromegaly.org.nz

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Contact Us

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