Endocrine Abnormalities

An interdependence exists between the endocrine and nervous systems, as demonstrated by the influence of hormones on the nervous system and the requirement of an intact nervous system for endocrine activity. In the past, when early screening was not commonplace and treatment was not an option, the neurological features ascribed to endocrine dysfunction were much more pronounced. However, because these disorders are now diagnosed earlier, the clinical features are often much more subtle. The early recognition of endocrine-related neurological dysfunction is important because the condition is frequently reversible.

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Diabetes 2

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