Primary adrenal insufficiency (PAI) can be confidently ruled out when the morning (eg, 6 AM) serum cortisol level is greater than 17 ug/dl. Lower cut-off values are associated with lower probability of excluding PAI: > 10 ug/dl, 62%-67% and ≥5 ug/dl, 36%. 185 more words
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Epidemiology of Fractures in Diabetes.
Linde J et al
Calcif Tissue Int 2017 Feb; 100(2):109-121
Diabetes per se wont increase the risk of facture but shared co-morbidities and risk factors such as pancreatitis, abuse of alcohol , smoking and oral glucocorticoids may influence the observed fracture risk in people with diabetes. 59 more words
EDITOR’S CHOICE – Relationship between Proinflammatory Cytokines/Chemokines and Adipokines in Serum of Young Adults with Obesity – Endocrine, Metabolic & Immune Disorders - Drug Targets
Author(s): Maraisa D. Borges, Eduardo L. Franca, Mahmi Fujimori, Silvia M.C. Silva, Patricia G.F. de Marchi, 236 more words