ea0034p295 | Pituitary | SFEBES2014
, Appleton Elizabeth
, Andrew Julie
, Murray Robert
Aim: The insulin tolerance test (ITT) is considered the gold standard test in assessing the integrity of the hypothalamicpituitaryadrenal (HPA) axis. The aim of this study is to evaluate if the 0900 h cortisol levels can be predictive of the patients response to hypoglycaemia, minimizing the use of the ITT as it is labour, intensive and unpleasant for the patient.Methods: This is a retrospective study of 110 ITTs performed at the Endocr...