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#40: Pseudo endocrine disorders, fatigue, and the Schmerbsiders?
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Learn “weird” endocrine stuff! How to approach vague complaints like fatigue and weight gain. Reverse T3 syndrome, Wilson’s T3 syndrome, and adrenal fatigue; Do they exist? Learn how to help the challenging patient who is convinced they have an endocrine disorder in this discussion recorded live from AACE 2017 with Dr. Michael T. McDermott, Professor of Medicine, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine.
For full show notes visit http://thecurbsiders.com/podcast
05:36 Guest intro
07:50 Definition of “pseudo” endocrine
10:02 Case introduction
13:39 “Reverse T3 Syndrome”, the thyroid and fatigue
20:45 Growth hormone
25:10 Fatigue, and where to start
33:00 Adrenal fatigue
38:00 Lab testing
39:34 Take home points
42:12 Stuart on the thyroid and reverse T3
45:30 Paul’s approach to multisystem complaints
Tags: adrenal, assistant, care, doctor, education, endocrine, family, fatigue, foam, foamed, growth, health, hormone, hospitalist, hospital, internal, internist, nurse, medicine, medical, physician, practitioner, primary, resident, student, thyroid, t3
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