Mrs. A has been taking high doses of glucocorticoids for much of the past 2 years to control severe rheumatoid arthritis. She has now developed hypertension and type 2 diabetes and would like to stop taking the cortisone because of the unwanted changes in her .
How does Cushing’s syndrome affect the individual
Discuss how hypertension and diabetes have developed and the potential complications of these conditions.
Discuss other potential problems that Mrs. A may experience resulting from long-term use of glucocorticoids