Presentations of pituitary insufficiency and Addison's disease in insulin dependent diabetes may be similar

BMJ 1996; 313 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.313.7061.885 (Published 05 October 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:885
  1. Kevin Hardy, Consultant physician,
  2. John Scarpello, Consultant physician
  1. Department of Medicine, Whiston Hospital, Merseyside L35 5DR

    EDITOR,—We agree with Lynne Armstrong and Patrick M Bell that a high degree of suspicion is required to diagnose Addison's disease1; we too have encountered falling insulin requirements and recurrent severe hypoglycaemia as …

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