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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
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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

The incidence of diabetes mellitus and diabetic retinopathy in a population-based cohort study of people age 50  years and over in Nakuru, Kenya
The epidemic rise of diabetes carries major negative public health and economic consequences particularly for low and middle-income countries. The highest predicted percentage growth in diabetes is in the sub-... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - March 23, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Andrew Bastawrous, Wanjiku Mathenge, Kevin Wing, Madeleine Bastawrous, Hillary Rono, Helen A. Weiss, David Macleod, Allen Foster, Tunde Peto, Peter Blows, Matthew Burton and Hannah Kuper Source Type: research

Impaired lung function is associated with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease independently of metabolic syndrome features in middle-aged and elderly Chinese
The objective of the study ... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - March 22, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Li Qin, Weiwei Zhang, Zhen Yang, Yixin Niu, Xiaoyong Li, Shuai Lu, Yin Xing, Ning Lin, Hongmei Zhang, Guang Ning, Jiangao Fan and Qing Su Source Type: research

Two novel LHX3 mutations in patients with combined pituitary hormone deficiency including cervical rigidity and sensorineural hearing loss
Congenital combined pituitary hormone deficiency (CPHD) is a rare heterogeneous group of conditions. CPHD-type 3 (CPHD3; MIM# 221750) is caused by recessive mutations in LHX3, a LIM-homeodomain transcription fact... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - March 16, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Khushnooda Ramzan, Bassam Bin-Abbas, Lolwa Al-Jomaa, Rabab Allam, Mohammed Al-Owain and Faiqa Imtiaz Source Type: research

Prevalence and determinants of erectile dysfunction among diabetic patients attending in hospitals of central and northwestern zone of Tigray, northern Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study
The prevalence of erectile dysfunction among diabetic men varies between 35 –90%. Although erectile dysfunction is widespread among men with diabetes, the condition often remains undiagnosed and demands appropr... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - March 15, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Awole Seid, Hadgu Gerensea, Shambel Tarko, Yosef Zenebe and Rahel Mezemir Source Type: research

The association between biochemical control and cardiovascular risk factors in acromegaly
The study aim was to estimate the proportion of acromegaly patients with various comorbidities and to determine if biochemical control was associated with reduced proportion of cardiovascular risk factors. (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - March 9, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: John D. Carmichael, Michael S. Broder, Dasha Cherepanov, Eunice Chang, Adam Mamelak, Qayyim Said, Maureen P. Neary and Vivien Bonert Source Type: research

Extended clinical features associated with novel Glis3 mutation: a case report
Mutations in the GLI-similar 3 (GLIS3) gene encoding the transcription factor GLIS3 are a rare cause of neonatal diabetes and congenital hypothyroidism with 12 reported patients to date. Additional features, p... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - March 2, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: K. A. Alghamdi, A. B. Alsaedi, A. Aljasser, A. Altawil and Naglaa M. Kamal Source Type: research

Berberine improves glucogenesis and lipid metabolism in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease
Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is considered a critical hepatic manifestation of metabolic syndrome. Berberine (BBR) exerts anti-hyperglycemic and anti-dyslipidemic effects and can also ameliorate NA... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - February 28, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Li Zhao, Zhen Cang, Honglin Sun, Xiaomin Nie, Ningjian Wang and Yingli Lu Source Type: research

Differential effects of vitamin D2 and D3 supplements on 25-hydroxyvitamin D level are dose, sex, and time dependent: a randomized controlled trial
Vitamin D (D) supplements are indispensable for its world-wide deficiency. Controversy continues on ergocalciferol (D2) and cholecalciferol (D3) relative potency as well as on dosing-schedule and sex role in r... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - February 24, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Muhammad M. Hammami and Ahmed Yusuf Source Type: research

MST-4 and TRAF-6 expression in the peripheral blood mononuclear cells of patients with Graves ’ disease and its significance
MST-4 and TRAF-6 are involved in the regulation of inflammatory and immune responses. However, whether they participate in the pathogenesis of Graves ’ disease (GD) has not yet been reported. Therefore, the pur... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - February 20, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Ai Guo, Yan Tan, Chun Liu and Xiaoya Zheng Source Type: research

Urinary iodine in early pregnancy is associated with subclinical hypothyroidism in Tianjin, China: an observational study
Subclinical hypothyroidism (SH) is associated with adverse obstetric outcomes and neurodevelopment disorders. Both iodine deficiency and excess are associated with SH; however, few data regarding iodine nutrit... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - February 17, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Kunling Wang, Jie Zhang, Fengao Li, Wanqi Zhang, Hao Wang, Li Ding, Yaxin Liu, Laixiang Lin, Shuang Zhang and Mei Zhu Source Type: research

Corticomedullary mixed tumour resembling a small adrenal gland-involvement of cancer stem cells: case report
Adrenal corticomedullary mixed tumours are very rare. Its mechanism is rarely reported. Here we report the first case of a corticomedullary mixed tumour resembling a “small adrenal gland” with distinct arrange... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - February 13, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Lian Duan, Fang Fang, Wanlei Fu, Zhenqiang Fang, Hui Wang, Shicang Yu, Zili Tang, Zhenqi Liu and Hongting Zheng Source Type: research

High-sensitive C-reactive protein and risk of incident type 2 diabetes: a case –control study nested within the Singapore Chinese Health Study
The liver-derived C-reactive protein (CRP) is a sensitive and systemic biomarker of inflammation, and has been associated with increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes in populations other than Chinese. Th... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - February 8, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: An Pan, Yeli Wang, Jian-Min Yuan and Woon-Puay Koh Source Type: research