Cushing's syndrome – story of a patient
Cushing's syndrome is a rare disease which affects 65 patients in one million inhabitants of the EU. Cushing’s syndrome is a state where the body is chronically exposed to a high concentration of cortisol.
The signs of the disease are often overlooked. It took 14 years to diagnose Ida with the disease and to start treating it successfully. On the Cushing’s Awareness Day, Ida emphasizes the importance of communication between the patient and the doctor.