Food-dependent Cushing's syndrome.

@article{Messidoro2009FooddependentCS,
  title={Food-dependent Cushing's syndrome.},
  author={C Messidoro and Jan Willem F. Elte and Manuel Castro Cabezas and Madelon van Agteren and Andr{\'e} Lacroix and Wouter W de Herder},
  journal={The Netherlands journal of medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={67 5},
  pages={187-90}
}
It has recently been proposed that other hormones than ACTH can control cortisol production in Cushing's syndrome with bilateral adrenal hyperplasia. We present a case of food-dependent Cushing's syndrome. After a positive response of cortisol production during mixed meals, several tests identified glucose-dependent insulinotropic polypeptide (GIP) as the… CONTINUE READING