ea0077p3 | Adrenal and Cardiovascular | SFEBES2021
, Ramadoss Vijay
, Lazarus Katharine
, Tan Tricia
, Meeran Karim
Background: Short Synacthen Tests (SSTs) are integral to the diagnosis of Adrenal Insufficiency (AI). A 30-minute stimulated cortisol value is assessed against local assay dependent thresholds to ascertain or exclude the diagnosis. A diagnosis of AI is a life changing event requiring the initiation of life long glucocorticoid replacement therapy for survival. Glucocorticoid replacement is associated with long term morbidity and mortality, including an increased risk of diabete...