Doctors’ Response to June News Linking Cortisol Level to Death Risk with COVID-19

From Leslie Edwin, President of CSRF and PWN Contributor – On June 18, 2020, online medical journal The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology published a report about the association between high cortisol and death rate with COVID-19. Numerous news outlets picked this up and ran with it, and it’s caused some confusion and alarm in the Cushing’s community.  CSRF asked several Medical Advisory Board members for comments.
Please read here for more information and comments from Dr. Adriana Ioachimescu, Emory (Atlanta, GA); Dr. Maria Fleseriu, Oregon Health and Science University (Portland, OR); and Dr. Eliza Geer, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (NYC).
You can also read the original article from The Lancet here.

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