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MaryO

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  1. The worldwide prevalence of metabolic syndrome in obese people is estimated at about 10%. Conversely, the incidence of undiagnosed Cushing’s syndrome is about 75 cases per 1 million people.

    Cushing’s and metabolic syndrome share significant clinical similarities, including obesity, hypertension, and type 2 diabetes. Therefore, “making the diagnosis is the least certain aspect in the care of patients with [Cushing’s],” Dr. Lynn Loriaux wrote.

    Read more at https://cushieblog.com/2017/10/29/the-challenge-of-obesity-in-diagnosing-cushings-syndrome-and-strategies-to-improve-methods/

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