The nurse is instructing a patient with Cushing's disease. Which of the following statements by the patient indicates an understanding of the management of Cushing's disease?


• Cushing's disease commonly causes hypokalemia by increasing renal excretion of potassium

• Cushing's disease also causes hypocalcemia. Therefore, foods high in calcium should be encouraged

• Fluid retention is a common side effect of Cushing's disease, fluid intake should not be increased

• Contact sports should be discouraged because Cushing's disease causes fragile skin and increased bruising

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