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When patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D) aren’t reaching their blood glucose goal despite treatment, it’s time to consider a different underlying cause. Up to 10% of patients with difficult-to-control T2D may have hypercortisolism.1-3

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If left untreated, hypercortisolism can lead to increased morbidity and mortality

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Screening is the first step to identify patients with hypercortisolism


1. Chiodini I, Torlontano M, Scillitani A, et al. Eur J Endocrinol. 2005;153(6):837-844. doi:10.1530/eje.1.02045 2. Catargi B, Rigalleau V, Poussin A, et al. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2003;88(12):5808-5813. doi:10.1210/jc.2003-030254 3. Costa DS, Conceição FL, Leite NC, Ferreira MT, Salles GF, Cardoso CR. J Diabetes Complications. 2016;30(6):1032-1038. doi:10.1016/j.jdiacomp.2016.05.006