Cushing’s syndrome

Cushing`s syndrome is the name used for a myriad of clinical manifestations that occur due to high levels of glucocorticoids. It is more common among woman between 25-45 years of […]

Pheochromocytoma and Paragangliomas

Tumors that secrete chatecholamines are rare (incidence 0.8/100.000) and may be responsible for up to 0.2 percent of hypertension cases. The majority occurs in a sporadic fashion, although 30% may […]

Diabetes Mellitus – Diagnosis and Treatment

Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a very prevalent disease (median prevalence ~ 8% in USA) that leads to significant morbidity and mortality. DM can be classified in 2 types: Type 1 […]