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Benign Kidney Tumors Linked to Type 2 Diabetes

Doctors need to be more vigilant and watch for warning signs

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Article via LabRoots

Up to 10 percent of the population have benign lumps on their adrenal glands, triangular hormone-secreting glands that sit atop the kidneys. These tumors, known as adrenal incidentalomas, have previously been linked to the excessive production of the stress hormone cortisol.

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River D'Almeida, Ph.D

River D'Almeida, Ph.D

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