Board-certified endocrinologists do not know how to diagnose Cushing's.
Robin, blogger at http://survivethejourney.blogspot.com, wrote the post that is true today as it was all those years ago (sadly.)
“Genetics and runaway appetite are not the only causes of obesity. Sometimes, your own body can turn against you in ways you never thought possible.” ~The Science of Obesity
Friday, April 18, 2014
Cushing's Awareness Month: Diagnosis is not as easy as it seems
My Cushing's specialist, Dr. Friedman presented this slide show five years ago.
Diagnosing Cushing's Syndrome:
Not as Easy as it Seems
Cushing's Awareness Month: Pituitary & Adrenal Glands
I found these very realistic images of the pituitary and adrenal glands from from TheVisualMD.com, and I just had to share.
Images 1-4 show the pituitary gland.
Images 5-7 show the adrenal gland.
The Pituitary Gland
The Adrenal Gland
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