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Screening for Cushing’s syndrome: Is it worthwhile?

The data suggests that Cushing is not frequent enough to support the use of routine screening in patients with morbid obesity and type 2 DM. Also only 1 % of hypertensive patients have secondary hypertension due to CS. 258 more words


Menopause, Obesity, and Diabetes Top ENDO 2015 Agenda

Menopause, obesity, and diabetes will top the clinical agenda at the Endocrine Society’s annual meeting, ENDO 2015, with a focus on personalized and precision approaches to disease management. 688 more words


Butterscotch's Gotcha Day

March 1st is Butterscotch’s Gotcha Day, the day we went up to my dad’s home in upstate NY in 2010…in March…to pick her up and bring her back to live with us. 874 more words


Pets I Have Loved

As long as I can remember, my family has always had pets, whether they were gerbils, tropical fish, turtles, or cats and dogs. One of the first pet pictures I have is of Bobby and I’m sure he was a Heinz 57 breed. 631 more words


Silibinin from milk thistle seeds fights brain tumor

Public Release: 11-Feb-2015
Plant extract fights brain tumor

Silibinin from milk thistle seeds as novel, non-invasive treatment strategy for Cushing Disease


Cushing Disease, not to be confused with Cushing’s Syndrome, is caused by a tumour in the pituitary gland in the brain. 476 more words

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Cushing's Syndrome Subtype Affects Postoperative Time to Adrenal Recovery

Berr CM. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2014;doi:10.1210/jc.2014-3632.

January 16, 2015

In patients undergoing curative surgical tumor resection for Cushing’s syndrome, the time to recovery of adrenal function is contingent upon the underlying etiology of the disease, according to recent findings. 405 more words


Getting My Vibrant Back

I have spent most of the last year in a holding pattern.  My health while outwardly (to most folks) you would assume was pretty good has not been so much; a few years ago I discovered that I was having a recurrence of Cushing’s Syndrome which for me is caused by tiny tumors on my pituitary gland. 538 more words

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