#40: Pseudo endocrine disorders, fatigue, and the Schmerbsiders?
Published May 22, 2017
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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.

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    Time Stamps

    00:00 Intro

    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

    51:12 Outro

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