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Cushing's syndrome in a clinic population with diabetes

Newsome, S; Chen, K; Hoang, J; Wilson, James Dennis; Potter, Julia; Hickman, Peter


Background: A recent report has suggested that occult Cushing's syndrome (CS) may be present in a significant number of patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. The aim of this study was to determine whether any patients in our clinic population with diabetes had this condition. Methods: One hundred and seventy-one consecutive overweight attendees at the diabetic clinic were enrolled in a study to assess the presence of occult CS. The initial screen was with the 1 mg overnight dexamethasone...[Show more]

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Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: Internal Medicine Journal
DOI: 10.1111/j.1445-5994.2007.01434.x


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