Ambassador Network

The true-2-me Ambassador Network is made up of people living with acromegaly who know what it's like to feel alone and isolated and who want to be there to support you.

You can read the profiles of each Ambassador and, if you feel the need, reach out and connect with them.

John M.

A Hamilton native, John currently lives in Oakville with his wife Deborah, and their cat Roxy. After 40 years of work in public relations and communications, John mentors young people who are just breaking into the work world. When he's not volunteering his time or researching pituitary conditions, John enjoys reading crime novels, watching movies with his wife and hosting family and friends by his pool. Since being diagnosed with acromegaly 10 years ago, John has endured many personal hurdles, with both his physical health and emotional state. But he's committed to keeping his hardships in perspective and living each day to the fullest.

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Stephen G.

Stephen was born in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia in 1989, and lived there until he was three years old when he moved to central Nova Scotia. Since graduating from high school, he has been living in Halifax. He is currently a third year psychology student at university, and works part-time in a hotel as a server/bartender in the banquets department. Stephen was diagnosed with acromegaly in 2010 and had transsphenoidal surgery and medical therapy to treat his condition.

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Doug M.

Doug was born in Fredericton, New Brunswick in 1943. He is young in spirit, body and mind and is an active individual who loves the outdoors and all the activities that go along with it. Doug is currently enjoying retired life in Masstown, Nova Scotia, with his wife, having completed a full career in police work as a Forensic Specialist. Doug was diagnosed with acromegaly in 2009 and had transsphenoidal surgery to treat his condition.

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Peggy M.

Peggy is the middle child of 11 children. She was born in Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, and was raised there until the age of 13 when she moved to Sydney, Nova Scotia. She currently lives in North Sydney, Nova Scotia, with her husband, Kenny, and their five children. Peggy is self-employed as a hard working Domestic Engineer (a.k.a., a stay at home mom). She was diagnosed with acromegaly in 2001 and has received radiation and medical therapy to treat her condition.

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William (Bill) P.

Bill was born and raised in the Halifax metropolitan area of Nova Scotia. He currently resides in Williamswood, Nova Scotia, with his wife. He has two grown children and two grandchildren. For over 30 years, Bill worked as a printer and volunteered his time as a firefighter. He is currently retired and enjoys escaping the Canadian winters by spending time in Florida. Bill was diagnosed with acromegaly in 2003 and had transsphenoidal surgery and medical therapy to treat his condition.

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