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

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
European Journal of Endocrinology
1479-683X
Publisher
Bioscientifica
Publication Date
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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