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Society for Endocrinology BES 2021

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
08 Nov 2021 - 10 Nov 2021

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Join us in Edinburgh for the flagship event of the Society for Endocrinology

Society for Endocrinology BES 2021

Society for Endocrinology Medal Lecture

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Revisiting Cushing’s: The power of pre-receptor metabolism

Tomlinson Jeremy

Glucocorticoids have potent effects on almost every tissue in the body and this is exemplified in patients with CushingÂ’s disease. Whilst CushingÂ’s disease is rare, glucocorticoids are commonly prescribed for their anti-inflammatory actions, but their use is associated with a series of undesirable adverse effects, including obesity, insulin resistance, hypertension, myopathy and osteoporosis. Within tissues, glucocorticoids (both endogenous and exogenous) are metabol...