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Association of trace metal elements with lipid profiles in type 2 diabetes mellitus patients: a cross sectional study
It is well known that dyslipidemia and chronic hyperglycemia increase the onset of diabetes and diabetic complication. The aim of this study is to see the association of trace metals elements and lipid profile... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - October 13, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Amare Desalegn Wolide, Belay Zawdie, Tilahun Alemayehu and Samuel Tadesse Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Mechanism of worsening diabetic retinopathy with rapid lowering of blood glucose: the synergistic hypothesis
Insulin treatment has been associated with a paradoxical worsening of diabetes retinopathy since many years in European cohorts. Recently, this issue has been stressed by some studies conducted in other parts ... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - October 10, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Ahmadou M. Jingi, Aurel T. Tankeu, Narcisse Assene Ateba and Jean Jacques Noubiap Tags: Debate Source Type: research

Screening for celiac disease in poorly controlled type 2 diabetes mellitus: worth it or not?
Recent studies have demonstrated that immune factors might have a role in the pathophysiology of insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). Inappropriate glycemic control in patients with T2DM is ... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - October 6, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Muhammed Kizilgul, Ozgur Ozcelik, Selvihan Beysel, Hakan Akinci, Seyfullah Kan, Bekir Ucan, Mahmut Apaydin and Erman Cakal Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Hypertension outcomes of adrenalectomy in patients with primary aldosteronism: a systematic review and meta-analysis
The hypertension cure rate of unilateral adrenalectomy in primary aldosteronism (PA) patients varies widely in existing studies. (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - October 3, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Yu Zhou, Meilian Zhang, Sujie Ke and Libin Liu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The relationship between bile acid concentration, glucagon-like-peptide 1, fibroblast growth factor 15 and bile acid receptors in rats during progression of glucose intolerance
Recent studies show that bile acids are involved in glucose and energy homeostasis through activation of G protein coupled membrane receptor (TGR5) and farnesoid X receptor (FXR). A few researches have explore... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - September 25, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Xinfeng Yan, Peicheng Li, Zhaosheng Tang and Bo Feng Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Prepubertal onset of slipped capital femoral epiphysis associated with hypothyroidism: a case report and literature review
Slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE) is a common hip disorder characterized by displacement of the capital femoral epiphysis from the metaphysic through the femoral epiphyseal plate. SCFE usually occurs du... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - September 18, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Saori Kadowaki, Tomohiro Hori, Hideki Matsumoto, Kaori Kanda, Michio Ozeki, Yu Shirakami, Norio Kawamoto, Hidenori Ohnishi and Toshiyuki Fukao Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Clinical characteristics of adrenal crisis in adult population with and without predisposing chronic adrenal insufficiency: a retrospective cohort study
Adrenal crisis (AC) occurs in various clinical conditions but previous epidemiological studies in AC are limited to chronic adrenal insufficiency (AI) and sepsis. The aim of this study was to investigate chara... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - September 11, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Masahiro Iwasaku, Maki Shinzawa, Shiro Tanaka, Kimihiko Kimachi and Koji Kawakami Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Primary hyperparathyroidism caused by enormous unilateral water-clear cell parathyroid hyperplasia
Parathyroid water-clear cell hyperplasia (WCCH) and water-clear cell adenoma (WCCA) are rare causes of primary hyperparathyroidism. The frequency of WCCH seems to be less than 1% of all primary hyperplasia. (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - September 9, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Georgios Boutzios, Helen Sarlanis, Anna Kolindou, Antigoni Velidaki and Theodore Karatzas Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Awareness and practices regarding eye diseases among patients with diabetes: a cross sectional analysis of the CoDiab-VD cohort
The increasing prevalence of diabetes is leading to a rise of eye diseases, augmenting the risk of sight-threatening complications. The aim of this study was to evaluate prevalence, awareness and practices reg... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - September 7, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Lazaros Konstantinidis, Tania Carron, Eva de Ancos, L éonie Chinet, Isabelle Hagon-Traub, Emilie Zuercher and Isabelle Peytremann-Bridevaux Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Prolonged preoperative treatment of acromegaly with Somatostatin analogs may improve surgical outcome in patients with invasive pituitary macroadenoma (Knosp grades 1 –3): a retrospective cohort study conducted at a single center
This study aimed to investigate preoperative somatostatin analogs (SSAs) treatment on the surgical outcome in patients with acromegaly. (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - September 6, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Lian Duan, Huijuan Zhu, Bing Xing and Feng Gu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Multihormonal pituitary adenoma concomitant with Pit-1 and Tpit lineage cells causing acromegaly associated with subclinical Cushing ’s disease: a case report
A functional pituitary adenoma can produce multiple anterior-pituitary hormones, such as growth hormone (GH) -producing adenomas (GHoma) with prolactin or thyrotropin stimulating hormone production in the same... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - September 2, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Tomoko Takiguchi, Hisashi Koide, Hidekazu Nagano, Akitoshi Nakayama, Masanori Fujimoto, Ai Tamura, Eri Komai, Akina Shiga, Takashi Kono, Seiichiro Higuchi, Ikki Sakuma, Naoko Hashimoto, Sawako Suzuki, Yui Miyabayashi, Norio Ishiwatari, Kentaro Horiguchi & Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Insulin treatment corrects hepcidin but not YKL-40 levels in persons with type 2 diabetes mellitus matched by body mass index, waist-to-height ratio, C-reactive protein and Creatinine
It has been shown that hepcidin and YKL-40 levels change in persons with insulin resistance in different circumstances. However, variations of the levels of these parameters through the stages of prediabetes a... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - August 25, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Driton Vela, Jovica Leshoski, Zana Vela, Muharrem Jakupaj, Mitko Mladenov and Ramadan B. Sopi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Participation of adults with disorders/differences of sex development (DSD) in the clinical study dsd-LIFE: design, methodology, recruitment, data quality and study population
This study focuses on various rare genetic conditions characterized by imp... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - August 18, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Robert R öhle, Katharina Gehrmann, Maria Szarras-Czapnik, Hedi Claahsen-van der Grinten, Catherine Pienkowski, Claire Bouvattier, Peggy Cohen-Kettenis, Anna Nordenström, Ute Thyen and Birgit Köhler Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Variations in diabetes remission rates after bariatric surgery in Spanish adults according to the use of different diagnostic criteria for diabetes
There are multiple criteria to define remission of type 2 diabetes (DM2) after bariatric surgery but there is not a specific one widely accepted. Our objectives were to compare diagnostic criteria for DM2 remi... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - August 15, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mar ía R. Alhambra-Expósito, María J. Molina-Puerta, María I. Prior-Sánchez, Gregorio Manzano-García, Alfonso Calañas-Continente and María A. Gálvez-Moreno Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The role of bariatric surgery to treat diabetes: current challenges and perspectives
Bariatric surgery is emerging as a powerful weapon against severe obesity and type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). Given its role in metabolic regulation, the gastrointestinal tract constitutes a meaningful target... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - August 10, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Chrysi Koliaki, Stavros Liatis, Carel W. le Roux and Alexander Kokkinos Tags: Review Source Type: research

Long-term treatment outcomes of acromegaly patients presenting biochemically-uncontrolled at a tertiary pituitary center
The objective of this study was to examine acromegaly treatment outco... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - August 4, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: John D. Carmichael, Michael S. Broder, Dasha Cherepanov, Eunice Chang, Adam Mamelak, Qayyim Said, Maureen P. Neary and Vivien Bonert Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Renal injury is accelerated by global hypoxia-inducible factor 1 alpha deficiency in a mouse model of STZ-induced diabetes
Hypoxia inducible factor 1 (HIF-1) activates protective pathways to counteract hypoxia and prevent tissue damage in conjunction with renal injury. The aim of this study was to evaluate a role of HIF-1 in diabe... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - August 3, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Romana Bohuslavova, Radka Cerychova, Katerina Nepomucka and Gabriela Pavlinkova Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Exploration of knowledge and understanding in patients with primary adrenal insufficiency: a mixed methods study
Primary adrenal insufficiency (PAI) is a rare and severe condition requiring lifelong steroid replacement. During acute illness or stressful events, it is important to appropriately adjust glucocorticoid dose;... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - August 1, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: L. M Shepherd, A. A Tahrani, C Inman, W Arlt and D. M Carrick-Sen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A comparative effectiveness study of two culturally competent models of diabetes self-management programming for Latinos from low-income households
Diabetes risk is extremely high for Latinos from low-income households. Health guidelines recommend that individuals learn strategies to self-manage their diabetes, but getting people to adopt required lifesty... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - July 24, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Janet Page-Reeves, Lidia Regino, Cristina Murray-Krezan, Molly Bleecker, Erik Erhardt, Mark Burge, Elaine Bearer and Shiraz Mishra Source Type: research

Case report: rare skeletal manifestations in a child with primary hyperparathyroidism
Primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT) is uncommon among children with an incidence of 1:300,000. This diagnosis is often missed in children in contrast to adults where it is detected at a pre symptomatic stage du... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - July 21, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Maulee Hiromi Arambewela, Kamani Danushka Liyanarachchi, Noel P. Somasundaram, Aruna S. Pallewatte and Gamini L. Punchihewa Source Type: research

Elevated C-reactive protein, interleukin 6, tumor necrosis factor alpha and glycemic load associated with type 2 diabetes mellitus in rural Thais: a cross-sectional study
The elevated levels of inflammatory markers, including C-reactive protein (CRP), tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF- α), and interleukin 6 (IL6) are supposed to be associated with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM).... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - July 17, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Chanchira Phosat, Pornpimol Panprathip, Noppanath Chumpathat, Pattaneeya Prangthip, Narisara Chantratita, Ngamphol Soonthornworasiri, Somchai Puduang and Karunee Kwanbunjan Source Type: research

Endocannabinoid receptor blockade reduces alanine aminotransferase in polycystic ovary syndrome independent of weight loss
Evidence suggests that endocannabinoid system activation through the cannabinoid receptor 1 (CB1) is associated with enhanced liver injury, and CB1 antagonism may be beneficial. The aim of this study was to de... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - July 14, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Alison J. Dawson, Eric S. Kilpatrick, Anne-Marie Coady, Abeer M. M. Elshewehy, Youssra Dakroury, Lina Ahmed, Stephen L. Atkin and Thozhukat Sathyapalan Source Type: research

Erratum to: Acute airway compromise due to parathyroid tumour apoplexy: an exceptionally rare and potentially life-threatening presentation
(Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - July 14, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Aoife Garrahy, David Hogan, James Paul O ’Neill and Amar Agha Source Type: research

Erratum to: Metabolic syndrome and its predictors in an urban population in Kenya: a cross sectional study
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Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - July 14, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Geoffrey Omuse, Daniel Maina, Mariza Hoffman, Jane Mwangi, Caroline Wambua, Elizabeth Kagotho, Angela Amayo, Peter Ojwang, Zulfiqarali Premji, Kiyoshi Ichihara and Rajiv Erasmus Source Type: research

Metabolic characteristics of individuals at a high risk of type 2 diabetes – a comparative cross-sectional study
Type 2 diabetes (T2D) is associated with substantial morbidity and mortality. Individuals with a family history of T2D are at an increased risk of developing the disease. The aim of this study was to assess me... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - July 14, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Josefin Henninger, Araz Rawshani, Ann Hammarstedt and Bj örn Eliasson Source Type: research

Clinicopathological features and prognosis of gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine neoplasms in a Chinese population: a large, retrospective single-centre study
Gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine neoplasms (GEP-NENs) are the most common type of neuroendocrine tumors, accounting for more than half of neuroendocrine neoplasms (NENs). We performed a retrospective stud... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - July 13, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Meng Zhang, Ping Zhao, Xiaodan Shi, Ahong Zhao, Lianfeng Zhang and Lin Zhou Source Type: research

Health-related quality of life in type-2 diabetes patients: a cross-sectional study in East China
Used the EuroQoL-5 dimension (EQ-5D) to evaluate the health status of 5310 residents who live in East China, and compared the health-related quality of life (HRQoL) with 311 patients with type 2 diabetes as we... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - July 6, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: You Lu, Ningjian Wang, Yi Chen, Xiaomin Nie, Qin Li, Bing Han, Yingchao Chen, Fangzhen Xia, Zhen Cang, Meng Lu, Ying Meng and Yingli Lu Source Type: research

Metabolic syndrome and its predictors in an urban population in Kenya: A cross sectional study
The metabolic syndrome (MetS) is a clustering of interrelated risk factors which doubles the risk of cardio-vascular disease (CVD) in 5 –10 years and increases the risk of type 2 diabetes 5 fold. The identifica... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - July 4, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Geoffrey Omuse, Daniel Maina, Mariza Hoffman, Jane Mwangi, Caroline Wambua, Elizabeth Kagotho, Angela Amayo, Peter Ojwang, Zulfiqarali Premji, Kiyoshi Ichihara and Rajiv Erasmus Source Type: research

Factors associated with diabetes-related distress over time among patients with T2DM in a tertiary hospital in Singapore
Persistent diabetes-related distress (DRD) is experienced by patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. Knowing factors associated with persistent DRD will aid clinicians in prioritising interventions efforts. (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - June 23, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Maudrene L. Tan, Chuen S. Tan, Konstadina Griva, Yung S. Lee, Jeannette Lee, E. S. Tai, Eric Y. Khoo and Hwee-Lin Wee Source Type: research

Acute airway compromise due to parathyroid tumour apoplexy: an exceptionally rare and potentially life-threatening presentation
Spontaneous haemorrhage into a parathyroid adenoma is a rare and potentially life-threatening presentation. (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - June 21, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Aoife Garrahy, David Hogan, James Paul O ’Neill and Amar Agha Source Type: research

Use of social adaptability index to explain self-care and diabetes outcomes
To examine whether the social adaptability index (SAI) alone or components of the index provide a better explanatory model for self-care and diabetes outcomes. (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - June 20, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Jennifer A. Campbell, Rebekah J. Walker, Brittany L. Smalls and Leonard E. Egede Source Type: research

Communication with young people in paediatric and adult endocrine consultations: an intervention development and feasibility study
Communication is complex in endocrine care, particularly during transition from paediatric to adult services. The aims of this study were to examine the feasibility of interventions to support young people to ... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - June 15, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: J. Downing, H. Gleeson, P.E. Clayton, J.R.E. Davis, P. Dimitri, J. Wales, B. Young and P. Callery Source Type: research

Quality measure and weight loss assessment in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus treated with canagliflozin or dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors
Achieving control of glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c), blood pressure (BP), and body weight (BW) remains a challenge for most patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). In clinical trials, canagliflozin (CANA),... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - June 8, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Carol H. Wysham, Patrick Lefebvre, Dominic Pilon, Mike Ingham, Marie-H élène Lafeuille, Bruno Emond, Rhiannon Kamstra, Wing Chow, Michael Pfeifer and Mei Sheng Duh Source Type: research

Trends in sex differences in the receipt of quality of care indicators among adults with diabetes: United States 2002-2011
Evidence suggests disparities in quality of care (QoC) indicators based on sex exist in adults diagnosed with diabetes; however, this research is limited. Therefore, the objective of this research study was to... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - June 6, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Joni S. Williams, Kinfe G. Bishu, Alessandra St. Germain and Leonard E. Egede Source Type: research

Patterns, control and complications of diabetes from a hospital based registry established in a low income country
Diabetes registry enables practitioners to measure the characteristics and patterns of diabetes across their patient population. They also provide insight into practice patterns which can be very effective in ... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - June 5, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Jaweed Akhter, Asma Ahmed, Minaz Mawani, Laila Lakhani, Ayaz Kalsekar, Shehla Tabassum and Najmul Islam Source Type: research

Factors associated with impaired color vision without retinopathy amongst people with type 2 diabetes mellitus: a cross-sectional study
This study aimed to determine the prevalence and factors associated with impaired color vision in patients with T2DM but witho... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - June 2, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: N. C. Tan, W. F. Yip, S. Kallakuri, U. Sankari and Y. L. E. Koh Source Type: research

Association of calf circumference with insulin resistance and non-alcohol fatty liver disease: the REACTION study
The feature of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is pathological excessive liver lipid accumulation of subjects who without history of alcohol abuse. Calf circumference is a proxy for lower-body fat and... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - May 30, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Weiwei Zhang, Zhen Yang, Yixin Niu, Xiaoyong Li, Lingfei Zhu, Shuai Lu, Hongmei Zhang, Jiangao Fan, Guang Ning, Li Qin and Qing Su Source Type: research

Pulse wave velocity and cardiac autonomic function in type 2 diabetes mellitus
Increased carotid-femoral pulse wave velocity (PWV) has been associated with incident cardiovascular disease, independently of traditional risk factors. Cardiac autonomic dysfunction is a common complication o... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - May 19, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Stamatina Chorepsima, Ioanna Eleftheriadou, Anastasios Tentolouris, Ioannis Moyssakis, Athanasios Protogerou, Alexandros Kokkinos, Petros P. Sfikakis and Nikolaos Tentolouris Source Type: research

Androsterone glucuronide to dehydroepiandrosterone sulphate ratio is discriminatory for obese Caucasian women with polycystic ovary syndrome
Androsterone glucuronide (ADTG) concentrations have been suggested as a marker of the effects of androgens at the target tissue level. As the mechanism for hyperandrogenemia in obese and nonobese polycystic ov... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - May 19, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Li-Wei Cho, Thozhukat Sathyapalan, Eric S Kilpatrick, Brian G Keevil, Adrian G Miller, Anne M Coady, Lina Ahmed and Stephen L Atkin Source Type: research

Age differences in diabetes-related complications and glycemic control
This study aimed to examine the associations of age with the presence of complications and glycemic control in the Northwest of Iran. (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - May 4, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: S. M. Shamshirgaran, A. Mamaghanian, A. Aliasgarzadeh, N. Aiminisani, M. Iranparvar-Alamdari and J. Ataie Source Type: research

Does left ventricular hypertrophy affect cognition and brain structural integrity in type 2 diabetes? Study design and rationale of the Diabetes and Dementia (D2) study
Cognitive impairment is common in type 2 diabetes mellitus, and there is a strong association between type 2 diabetes and Alzheimer ’s disease. However, we do not know which type 2 diabetes patients will dement... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - April 7, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Sheila K. Patel, Carolina Restrepo, Emilio Werden, Leonid Churilov, Elif I. Ekinci, Piyush M. Srivastava, Jay Ramchand, Bryan Wai, Brian Chambers, Christopher J. O ’Callaghan, David Darby, Vladimir Hachinski, Toby Cumming, Geoff Donnan, Louise M. Burrel Source Type: research

The effectiveness of a value-based EMOtion-cognition-Focused educatIonal programme to reduce diabetes-related distress in Malay adults with Type 2 diabetes (VEMOFIT): study protocol for a cluster randomised controlled trial
Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) patients experience many psychosocial problems related to their diabetes. These often lead to emotional disorders such as distress, stress, anxiety and depression, resulting in ... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - April 4, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Boon-How Chew, Rimke C. Vos, Sazlina Shariff Ghazali, Nurainul Hana Shamsuddin, Aaron Fernandez, Firdaus Mukhtar, Mastura Ismail, Azainorsuzila Mohd Ahad, Narayanan N. Sundram, Siti Zubaidah Mohd Ali and Guy E. H. M. Rutten Source Type: research

Assessment of platelets morphological changes and serum butyrylcholinesterase activity in children with diabetic ketoacidosis: a case control study
Many studies indicated that mean platelet volume (MPV) and platelet distribution width (PDW) may be valuable in the diagnosis and management of clinical disorders; also, serum butyrylcholinesterase activity (B... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - April 4, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Suzan Omar Mousa, Samira Zein Sayed, Mahmoud Mohammed Moussa and Ahmed Hamdy Hassan Source Type: research

The effectiveness of a value-based EMOtion-cognition-Focused educatIonal programme to reduce diabetes-related distress in Malay adults with Type 2 diabetes (VEMOFIT): study protocol for a cluster randomised controlled trial
Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) patients experience many psychosocial problems related to their diabetes. These often lead to emotional disorders such as distress, stress, anxiety and depression, resulting in ... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - April 4, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Boon-How Chew, Rimke C. Vos, Sazlina Shariff Ghazali, Nurainul Hana Shamsuddin, Aaron Fernandez, Firdaus Mukhtar, Mastura Ismail, Azainorsuzila Mohd Ahad, Narayanan N. Sundram, Siti Zubaidah Mohd Ali and Guy E. H. M. Rutten Source Type: research

Erratum to: Reference intervals for thyroid stimulating hormone and free thyroxine derived from neonates undergoing routine screening for congenital hypothyroidism at a university teaching hospital in Nairobi, Kenya: a cross sectional study
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Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - March 29, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Geoffrey Omuse, Ali Kassim, Francis Kiigu, Syeda Ra ’ana Hussain and Mary Limbe Source Type: research

Adherence to and factors associated with self-care behaviours in type 2 diabetes patients in Ghana
Previous research has failed to examine more than one self-care behaviour in type 2 diabetes patients in Ghana. The purpose of this study is to investigate adult Ghanaian type 2 diabetes patients ’ adherence to... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - March 24, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Victor Mogre, Zakaria Osman Abanga, Flora Tzelepis, Natalie A. Johnson and Christine Paul Source Type: research