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Help for endocrinological examinations for CFS with hypersomnia and immunodepression

Discussion in 'General ME/CFS Discussion' started by fablepd, Oct 25, 2014.

  1. fablepd

    fablepd

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    Hi, I asked the endocrinologist for the glucagon test , after reading some posts about people diagnosed with CFS/ME having problems not showing with normal endocrinologic tests (TSH, TS3, TS4) (see http://www.investinme.org/Article-650 MECFS PITUITARY AWARENESS.htm ).
    He only prescribed (expensive) tests about salivary cortisol at six times and glucose and insulin curve after glucose load.
    I would like to know if someone in the forum thinks that these tests would be useful in discovering also a glucagon problem / deficiency or if they are useless.
    Thank you very much in advance.

    Have a nice day
    Fabio
     
  2. misskatniss

    misskatniss Senior Member

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    Don´t think so, dear Fabio. But I´d do those tests and if not showing anything I´d ask him again. They often do their standard procedures, indeed. Good luck tough!
     
  3. minkeygirl

    minkeygirl But I Look So Good.

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    I had ltzero luck with 2 endocrinologists. The first one's misdiagnoses and subsequent treatment directly resulted in my getting ME/CFS. The ins was clueless.

    Maybe find a different doc who is more open minded?
     
  4. fablepd

    fablepd

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    Thank you so much misskatniss and minkeygirl !
     

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