Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, February 20th, 2006
According to a study from Italy, "Subclinical hypercortisolism (SH) may play a role in several metabolic disorders, including diabetes. No data are available on the relative prevalence of SH in type 2 diabetes (T2D). In order to compare the prevalence of SH in T2D and matched nondiabetic control individuals, we performed a case-controlled, multicenter. 12-month study, enrolling 294 consecutive T2D inpatients (1.7% dropped out the study) with no evidence of clinical hypercortisolism and 189 consecutive age- and body mass index-matched nondiabetic inpatients (none of whom dropped...
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