Diagnostic Testing for Cushing’s Syndrome

By Dr. James Findling, Spring, 2014 A screening laboratory evaluation for Cushing’s syndrome should be considered in any patient with signs and symptoms of excessive cortisol secretion. Abnormal weight gain, particularly in the central part of the body, accompanied by hypertension, diabetes, or hyperlipidemia should signal the possibility of Cushing’s syndrome. Many patients with this … Continue reading Diagnostic Testing for Cushing’s Syndrome