Some Patients at Higher Risk of Hyperlipidemia Despite Surgery

Some Patients at Higher Risk of Hyperlipidemia Despite Surgery

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Some Patients at Higher Risk of Hyperlipidemia Despite Surgery

Disruptions in blood sugar metabolism and hypercortisolism — excessive levels of the hormone cortisol in the blood — are both linked to a higher risk of hyperlipidemia, or having high levels of fatty molecules circulating in the bloodstream, in people with Cushing’s disease, a study found. Hyperlipidemia, in turn, is linked to a higher risk of cardiovascular complications, such as heart failure. The study findings also demonstrated that people with Cushing’s who have high cholesterol…

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