Cushing’s Causes Diabetes

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Cushing's Syndrome is a hormonal disorder caused by an abnormally high circulating level of corticosteroid hormones. Cushing’s syndrome is also known as hypercortisolism.

Cushing's syndrome may be produced by an adrenal gland tumor causing excessive secretion of corticosteroids, a prolonged administration of corticosteroid drugs, or by an enlargement of both adrenal glands, due to a pituitary tumor (known as Cushing’s disease).

Corticosteroid drugs are widely used for inflammatory conditions...

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