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Requirement for age-specific peak cortisol responses to insulin-induced hypoglycaemia in children.

Authors
  • O'Grady, Michael J
  • Hensey, Conor
  • Fallon, Miriam
  • Hoey, Hilary
  • Murphy, Nuala
  • Costigan, Colm
  • Cody, Declan
Type
Published Article
Journal
European Journal of Endocrinology
Publisher
Bioscientifica
Publication Date
Aug 01, 2013
Volume
169
Issue
2
Pages
139–145
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1530/EJE-13-0084
PMID: 23672955
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Use of a single peak cortisol threshold in children of all ages is not appropriate and will result in overdiagnosis of adrenal insufficiency in adolescents.

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