Neutrophil count as a reliable marker for diabetic kidney disease in autoimmune diabetes
A growing body of evidence supports neutrophils as having an active role in the development of diabetic kidney disease (DKD). However, the clinical relevance of neutrophils and DKD in autoimmune diabetes remai... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - October 22, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Yao Yu, Qiuqiu Lin, Dewei Ye, Yanfei Wang, Binbin He, Yanhua Li, Gan Huang, Zhiguang Zhou and Yang Xiao Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Association of plasma free fatty acids levels with the presence and severity of coronary and carotid atherosclerotic plaque in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus
Previous studies have suggested that patients with diabetes mellitus (DM) have higher prevalence of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD), and plasma levels of free fatty acids (FFAs) are a useful mar... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - October 21, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Ming-Hua Zhang, Ye-Xuan Cao, Li-Guo Wu, Na Guo, Bing-Jie Hou, Li-Jing Sun, Yuan-Lin Guo, Na-Qiong Wu, Qian Dong and Jian-Jun Li Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effect of a telemedicine intervention for diabetes-related foot ulcers on health, well-being and quality of life: secondary outcomes from a cluster randomized controlled trial (DiaFOTo)
Follow-up care provided via telemedicine (TM) is intended to be a more integrated care pathway to manage diabetes-related foot ulcers (DFU) than traditionally-delivered healthcare. However, knowledge of the ef... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - October 21, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Marjolein M. Iversen, Jannicke Igland, Hilde Smith-Str øm, Truls Østbye, Grethe S. Tell, Svein Skeie, John G. Cooper, Mark Peyrot and Marit Graue Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Extremely high-dose insulin requirement in a diabetic patient with COVID-19: a case report
Detailed description of hyperglycemia management in diabetic patients infected with SARS-CoV-2 remain limited, although patients with diabetes show higher complication and mortality rate than patients without ... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - October 16, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Fran çois R. Jornayvaz, Benjamin Assouline, Jérôme Pugin and Karim Gariani Tags: Case report Source Type: research

The contribution of serum cortisone and glucocorticoid metabolites to detrimental bone health in patients receiving hydrocortisone therapy
Glucocorticoid therapy is the most common cause of iatrogenic osteoporosis. Less is known regarding the effect of glucocorticoids when used as replacement therapy on bone remodelling in patients with adrenal i... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - October 10, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Rosemary Dineen, Lucy-Ann Behan, Grainne Kelleher, Mark J. Hannon, Jennifer J. Brady, Bairbre Rogers, Brian G. Keevil, William Tormey, Diarmuid Smith, Christopher J. Thompson, Malachi J. McKenna, Wiebke Arlt, Paul M. Stewart, Amar Agha and Mark Sherlock Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Association of microalbuminuria with metabolic syndrome: a cross-sectional study in Bangladesh
The objectives of this study were to estimate the prevalence of microalbuminuria and examine the association of microalbuminuria with metabolic syndrome (MetS) and its component in a Bangladeshi adult cohort. (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - October 7, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Muntakim Mahmud Saadi, Manindra Nath Roy, Rubena Haque, Farida Akhter Tania, Shakil Mahmood and Nurshad Ali Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Piperine ameliorates insulin resistance via inhibiting metabolic inflammation in monosodium glutamate-treated obese mice
Metabolic inflammation is an essential event in obesity-induced diabetes and insulin resistance. In obesity, an increasing number of macrophages recruited into visceral adipose tissues undergo significant M1-like... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - October 7, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Chaolong Liu, Yanting Yuan, Ji Zhou, Ruixin Hu, Lixia Ji and Guohui Jiang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Assessment of the simultaneous effect of hypothyroidism and thyroid autoimmunity with gestational diabetes on the incidence of type 2 diabetes
Despite the evidence available on the adverse impact of gestational diabetes (GDM) and thyroid disorders on developing type 2 diabetes (T2DM), the concurrent influence of these disorders on the incidence of T2... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - October 1, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Maryam Zahedi, Elham Kazemian, Fahimeh Ramezani-Tehrani, Maryam Tohidi, Fereidoun Azizi, Davood Khalili, Maryam Rahmati and Atieh Amouzegar Tags: Research article Source Type: research

No change in the consumption of thyroid hormones after starting low dose naltrexone (LDN): a quasi-experimental before-after study
Low dose naltrexone (LDN) is reported to have beneficial effects in several autoimmune diseases. The purpose of this study was to examine whether starting LDN was followed by changes in the dispensing of thyro... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - October 1, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Guttorm Raknes and Lars Sm åbrekke Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Obesity epidemic in urban Tanzania: a public health calamity in an already overwhelmed and fragmented health system
Worldwide, the epidemiological and demographic transitions have resulted in nutrition shift characterized by an increased consumption of high energy fast food products. In just over 3 decades, overweight and o... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - September 29, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Pedro Pallangyo, Zabella S. Mkojera, Naairah R. Hemed, Happiness J. Swai, Nsajigwa Misidai, Lucy Mgopa, Smita Bhalia, Jalack Millinga, Theophil L. Mushi, Lucia Kabeya, Aisha Omar, Alice Kaijage, Rydiness Mulashani, Silvia Mosha, Faustina Mwapinga and Moha Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Extraordinarily long-inactive solitary fibrous tumor transformed to produce big insulin-like growth factor-2, leading to hypoglycemia and rapid liposarcoma growth: a case report
A high-molecular-weight form of insulin-like growth factor-2 (IGF-2), known as “big” IGF-2, is occasionally produced by various tumor types, leading to hypoglycemia. Although solitary fibrous tumor (SFT) is a ... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - September 29, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Keizo Kaneko, Shojiro Sawada, Chihiro Satake, Keiichi Kondo, Tomohito Izumi, Mamiko Tanaka, Junta Imai, Tetsuya Yamada, Hiroki Katsushima, Fumiyoshi Fujishima and Hideki Katagiri Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Repurposing existing drugs for COVID-19: an endocrinology perspective
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a multi-systemic infection caused by the novel Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), that has become a pandemic. Although its prevailing symptoms ... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - September 29, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Flavio A. Cadegiani Tags: Correspondence Source Type: research

Association between circulating microRNAs 486, 146b and 15b and serum betatrophin levels in obese; type 2 diabetic and non-diabetic children
This study tested the association between serum levels of microRNA-486, −146b and -15b and betatrophin in normal and obese children with/without type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - September 29, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Khalid M. Mohany, Osamah Al rugaie, Osama Al-wutayd, Abdullah Al-Nafeesah and Tahia H. Saleem Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Long-term preoperative glycemic control restored the perioperative neutrophilic phagocytosis activity in diabetic mice
The risk of surgical site infection has been reported to be higher in patients with poorly controlled diabetes. Since chronic hyperglycemia impairs neutrophil functions, preoperative glycemic control may resto... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - September 29, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Daichi Fujimoto, Yuki Nomura, Moritoki Egi, Norihiko Obata and Satoshi Mizobuchi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Flash glucose monitoring system was applied to cortisol treatment for a patient with congenital adrenal hyperplasia and 17 α-hydroxylase deficiency
Congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) with 17 α-hydroxylase deficiency is a rare disease; patients often require lifetime cortisol treatment. In this case report, we presented a patient with CAH and 17α-hydroxyl... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - September 21, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Chenyu Xiang, Minmin Han, Yi Zhang, Jianhong Yin, Li ’e Pei, Jing Yang and Yunfeng Liu Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Clinical presentation, evaluation and case management of primary empty sella syndrome: a retrospective analysis of 10-year single-center patient data
Primary Empty Sella (PES) syndrome is an increasingly common disorder, mostly diagnosed as an incidental finding during brain imaging scans. We intended to review the clinical management and hormonal profile o... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - September 17, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Aishah A. Ekhzaimy, Muhammad Mujammami, Shabana Tharkar, Manahel A. Alansary and Daad Al Otaibi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Differential diagnostic value of bilateral inferior Petrosal sinus sampling (BIPSS) in ACTH-dependent Cushing syndrome: a systematic review and Meta-analysis
Previous studies have shown inconsistent results about the usefulness of bilateral inferior petrosal sinus sampling (BIPSS) in differential diagnosis of adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH)-dependent Cushing syn... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - September 17, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Hao Wang, Ying Ba, Qian Xing and Run-Ce Cai Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effect of metformin in addition to an antenatal diet and lifestyle intervention on fetal growth and adiposity: the GRoW randomised trial
The infants born to women who are overweight or obese in pregnancy are at an increased risk of being born macrosomic or large for gestational age. Antenatal dietary and lifestyle interventions have been shown ... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - September 14, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Amanda J. Poprzeczny, Jennie Louise, Andrea R. Deussen and Jodie M. Dodd Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Identification of independent factors affecting bone mineral density after successful parathyroidectomy for symptomatic hyperparathyroidism
Studies have shown that the response of bone mineral density (BMD) to parathyroidectomy for symptomatic primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT) is heterogeneous and difficult to predict. However, the independent fa... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - September 14, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Shuai Lu, Maoqi Gong, Yejun Zha, Aimin Cui, Chen Chen, Weitong Sun, Kehan Hua, Wei Tian and Xieyuan Jiang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Patients with pheochromocytoma exhibit low aldosterone renin ratio-preliminary reports
Plasma renin activity (PRA) is generally increased in patients with pheochromocytoma (PCC) due to low circulating plasma volume and activation of β-1 adrenergic receptor signaling. However, there has been no s... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - September 11, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Tomoko Yamada, Hidenori Fukuoka, Yusei Hosokawa, Yukiko Odake, Kenichi Yoshida, Ryusaku Matsumoto, Hironori Bando, Yuko Okada, Yushi Hirota, Genzo Iguchi, Wataru Ogawa and Yutaka Takahashi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Inhibiting MAPK14 showed anti-prolactinoma effect
The specific underlying pathogenesis of prolactinoma has not been clarified yet, to the best of our knowledge. p38 mitogen-activated protein kinase (MAPK) signaling including p38 α MAPK (MAPK14), p38β (MAPK11),... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - September 7, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Qiao-yan Ding, Yu Zhang, Li Ma, Yong-gang Chen, Jin-hu Wu, Hong-feng Zhang and Xiong Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The effects of cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia in people with type 2 diabetes mellitus, pilot RCT part II: diabetes health outcomes
Previous studies have shown the negative impact of sleep disturbances, specifically insomnia symptoms, on glucose metabolism for people with type 2 diabetes (T2D). People with insomnia symptoms are at risk of ... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - September 5, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mohammed M. Alshehri, Shaima A. Alothman, Aqeel M. Alenazi, Jason L. Rucker, Milind A. Phadnis, John M. Miles, Catherine F. Siengsukon and Patricia M. Kluding Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A virtual clinic for the management of diabetes-type 1: study protocol for a randomised wait-list controlled clinical trial
Diabetes is a serious chronic disease. Medical treatment and good psychosocial support are needed to cope with acute and long-term effects of diabetes. Self-management is a large part of diabetes management, w... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - September 5, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Elisabet Nerpin, Eva Toft, Johan Fischier, Anna Lindholm-Olinder and Janeth Leksell Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Determinants of deranged thyroid function parameters in children admitted for management of diabetic ketoacidosis/diabetic ketosis
This study evaluates the interplay of various metabolic factors with occurrence of der... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - September 1, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Peng Shao, Shujuan Guo, Guimei Li, Daogang Qin, Sen Li and Ying Luan Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Predictors of intra-hospital mortality in patients with diabetic foot ulcers in Nigeria: data from the MEDFUN study
This study was undertaken to determine factors ... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - August 28, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Olufunmilayo O. Adeleye, Ejiofor T. Ugwu, Ibrahim D. Gezawa, Innocent Okpe, Ignatius Ezeani and Marcelina Enamino Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A remarkable case of thyrotoxicosis initially caused by graves ’ disease followed by a probable TSHoma – a case report
Graves ’ disease is the commonest cause of thyrotoxicosis whilst thyrotropin (TSH)-producing pituitary adenomas (thyrotropinomas, TSHomas) are very rare and account for just 1–2% of all pituitary adenomas. Coex... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - August 27, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mark Quinn, Waiel Bashari, Diarmuid Smith, Mark Gurnell and Amar Agha Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Influence of social determinants, diabetes knowledge, health behaviors, and glycemic control in type 2 diabetes: an analysis from real-world evidence
Although important achievements have been done in type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2D) treatment and glycemic control, new strategies may take advantage of non-pharmacological approaches and of other potential deter... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - August 26, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Rub én Silva-Tinoco, Teresa Cuatecontzi-Xochitiotzi, Viridiana De la Torre-Saldaña, Enrique León-García, Javier Serna-Alvarado, Arturo Orea-Tejeda, Lilia Castillo-Martínez, Juan G. Gay, David Cantú-de-León and Diddier Prada Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Does moxonidine reduce Achilles tendon or musculoskeletal pain in women with polycystic ovarian syndrome? A secondary analysis of a randomised controlled trial
Sympathetic activity and insulin resistance have recently been linked with chronic tendon and musculoskeletal pain. Polycystic ovarian syndrome is linked with insulin resistance and increased sympathetic drive... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - August 26, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Jacob Jewson, Elisabeth Lambert, Carolina Sari, Eveline Jona, Soulmaz Shorakae, Gavin Lambert and Jamie Gaida Tags: Research article Source Type: research

New-onset graves ’ disease after the initiation of nivolumab therapy for gastric cancer: a case report
We report a case of new-onse... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - August 26, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Hiroshi Yamada, Fumitaka Okajima, Takeshi Onda, Shunji Fujimori, Naoya Emoto and Hitoshi Sugihara Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Risk of mini-mental state examination (MMSE) decline in the elderly with type 2 diabetes: a Chinese community-based cohort study
We aimed to investigate the correlation of factors involved in the change of Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) and type 2 diabetes in the elderly. (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - August 25, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Lei Zhao, Chao Han, Zheng Zheng, Shuang Ling Xiu and Piu Chan Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Risk assessment for foot ulcers among Tunisian subjects with diabetes: a cross sectional outpatient study
Diabetic foot is an underestimated and redoubtable diabetes complication. The aims of our study were to assess diabetic foot ulcer risk factors according to International Working Group on the Diabetic Foot (IW... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - August 24, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: B. Zantour, S. Bouchareb, Z. El Ati, F. Boubaker, W. Alaya, W. Kossomtini and M. H. Sfar Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Combined therapy of somatostatin analogues with pegvisomant for the treatment of acromegaly: a meta-analysis of prospective studies
Acromegaly is a rare, chronic and severe disease. Drug therapy including somatostatin analogues (SAs), dopamine receptor agonists and growth hormone receptor antagonists (pegvisomant, PEG) are commonly used to... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - August 18, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Lingyun Ma, Daohuang Luo, Ting Yang, Songtao Wu, Min Li, Chaoyang Chen, Shuang Zhou, Lingyue Ma, Ye Wu, Ying Zhou and Yimin Cui Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A rare case of fulminant type 1 diabetes mellitus accompanied by both acute pancreatitis and myocarditis - case report
Fulminant type 1 diabetes mellitus (FT1D) is a newly established subtype of type 1 diabetes. Its etiology has not been fully elucidated. Several cases with FT1D have exhibited pancreatitis or myocarditis. (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - August 18, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Fujiko Egashira, Midori Kawashima, Ai Morikawa, Minami Kosuda, Hisamitsu Ishihara and Kentaro Watanabe Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Not there yet: using data-driven methods to predict who becomes costly among low-cost patients with type 2 diabetes
Diabetes is a leading cause of Medicare spending; predicting which individuals are likely to be costly is essential for targeting interventions. Current approaches generally focus on composite measures, short ... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - August 17, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Julie C. Lauffenburger, Mufaddal Mahesri and Niteesh K. Choudhry Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Echography analysis of musculoskeletal, heart and liver alterations associated with endothelial dysfunction in obese rats
The objective in... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - August 14, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Alejandra Mart ínez Coria, Norma Angélica Estrada-Cruz, María Inés Pérez Ordoñez, Daniel H. Montes-Cortes and Leticia Manuel-Apolinar Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Evaluation of the role of B7-H3 haplotype in association with impaired B7-H3 expression and protection against type 1 diabetes in Chinese Han population
Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) is a T cell-mediated autoimmune disorder caused by the destruction of insulin-secreting cells. B7-H3 (CD276) plays a vital role in T cell response. However, B7-H3 expression and its clini... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - August 12, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Sisi Ding, Yimei Shan, Lili Sun, Sicheng Li, Rong Jiang, Xin Chang, Ziyi Huang, Jing Sun, Cuiping Liu, Chen Fang and Xueguang Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Study of hospitalization and mortality in Korean diabetic patients using the diabetes complications severity index
The prevalence of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is expected to increase from 7.7% in 2017 to 8.4% in 2045 worldwide. Diabetes complications contribute to morbidity and mortality. To evaluate whether the diab... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - August 10, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Hyunju Yoo, Eunjung Choo and Sukhyang Lee Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Vitamin D receptor gene polymorphisms and the risk of the type 1 diabetes: a meta-regression and updated meta-analysis
The association between the polymorphisms in the vitamin D receptor (VDR) gene and the risk of type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) has been evaluated in several studies. However, the findings were inconclusive. Thus,... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - August 8, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Na Zhai, Ramtin Bidares, Masoud Hassanzadeh Makoui, Saeed Aslani, Payam Mohammadi, Bahman Razi, Danyal Imani, Mohammad Yazdchi and Haleh Mikaeili Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Basedow ’s disease with associated features of Hashimoto’s thyroiditis based on histopathological findings
Basedow ’s disease and Hashimoto’s thyroiditis are autoimmune thyroid disorders and usually diagnosed with elevation of serum autoimmune antibodies. Thyrotropin receptor antibodies (TRAb) and/or thyroid-stimula... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - August 5, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Megumi Horiya, Takatoshi Anno, Fumiko Kawasaki, Yuichiro Iwamoto, Shintaro Irie, Yasumasa Monobe, Koichi Tomoda, Kohei Kaku, Shuhei Nakanishi and Hideaki Kaneto Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Relationship between hemoglobin and insulin-like growth factor-1 in children and adolescents with idiopathic short stature
The growth hormone/insulin-like growth factor-1 (GH/IGF-1) axis is critical for the regulation of children ’s growth and development. Serum IGF-1 concentrations are usually low in individuals with idiopathic sh... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - August 3, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Qianqian Zhao, Mei Zhang, Baolan Ji, Yuntian Chu, Hui Pan, Wenhua Yan and Bo Ban Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Unusual ectopic ACTH syndrome in a patient with orbital neuroendocrine tumor, resulted false-positive outcome of BIPSS:a case report
Cushing ’s syndrome has been described as a complex endocrine disorder characterized with high cortisol concentration. Correct and early diagnosis of Cushing’s syndrome is challenging. According to the latest g... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - July 31, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Huiwen Tan, Dawei Chen, Yerong Yu, Kai Yu, Weiming He, Bowen Cai, Su Jiang, Ying Tang, Nanwei Tong and Zhenmei An Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Patient reported outcome data from acromegaly patients treated with injectable somatostatin receptor ligands (SRLs) in routine clinical practice
Acromegaly patients managed on Somatostatin receptor ligands (SRLs), the most common first-line pharmacotherapy for acromegaly, may still experience acromegaly symptoms such as headache, sweating, fatigue, sof... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - July 31, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Eliza B. Geer, Jill Sisco, Daphne T. Adelman, William H. Ludlam, Asi Haviv, Shuqian Liu, Susan D. Mathias, Dana Gelbaum and Lizheng Shi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The prevalence and characteristics of non-functioning and autonomous cortisol secreting adrenal incidentaloma after patients ’ stratification by body mass index and age
The escalating prevalence of adrenal incidentaloma (AI) has been associated with the improvement of radiologic techniques and widespread imaging in aging population. It is currently unclear whether patients wi... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - July 31, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Ana Podbregar, Andrej Janez, Katja Goricar and Mojca Jensterle Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Is primary aldosteronism a potential risk factor for aortic dissection? A case report and literature review
Primary aldosteronism (PA) increases the risk of cardiovascular morbidity, including stroke, coronary artery disease, atrial fibrillation, and heart failure. The relationship between primary aldosteronism and ... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - July 31, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Ying Zhang, Fang Luo, Peng Fan, Xu Meng, Kunqi Yang and Xianliang Zhou Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Clinical outcomes of primary aldosteronism based on lateralization index and contralateral suppression index after adrenal venous sampling in real-world practice: a retrospective cohort study
We investigated whether the contralateral suppression index in aldosterone-producing adrenal adenoma could be used as a diagnostic criterion when catheterization in either right or left adrenal vein fails or w... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - July 29, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Jeongmin Lee, Borami Kang, Jeonghoon Ha, Min-Hee Kim, Byungil Choi, Tae-Ho Hong, Moo IL Kang and Dong-Jun Lim Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Triglyceride –glucose index (TyG index) is a predictor of incident colorectal cancer: a population-based longitudinal study
Colorectal cancer (CRC), which is related with insulin resistance, is a one of the most common cancers. Triglyceride-glucose index (TyG index) was made for a marker of insulin resistance. We conducted the inve... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - July 24, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Takuro Okamura, Yoshitaka Hashimoto, Masahide Hamaguchi, Akihiro Obora, Takao Kojima and Michiaki Fukui Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Marital status, an independent predictor for survival of gastric neuroendocrine neoplasm patients: a SEER database analysis
Marital status proves to be an independent prognostic factor in a variety of cancers. However, its prognostic impact on gastric neuroendocrine neoplasms (G-NEN) has not been investigated. (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - July 23, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Yu-Jie Zhou, Xiao-Fan Lu, Kenneth I. Zheng, Qi-Wen Wang, Jin-Nan Chen, Qing-Wei Zhang, Fang-Rong Yan and Xiao-Bo Li Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Relationship between pulmonary function and albuminuria in type 2 diabetic patients with preserved renal function
Albuminuria is the early manifestation of the pathogenesis of diabetic nephropathy (DN). The current study was to investigate the relationship of pulmonary function with albuminuria in type 2 diabetic patients... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - July 23, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Yun-Yun He, Zhe Chen, Xiang-Yang Fang, Jing Chang, Yong Lu and Xiao-Juan Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Changes in serum zonulin in individuals with morbid obesity after weight-loss interventions: a prospective cohort study
Zonulin is a biomarker of impaired intestinal permeability, which has been associated with various disorders. The primary aim was to study serum zonulin (s-zonulin) in individuals with morbid obesity before an... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - July 22, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Martin Aasbrenn, Stian Lydersen and Per G Farup Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Leu72Met polymorphism of GHRL gene decreases susceptibility to type 2 diabetes mellitus in a Mexican population
Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2D) is the most frequent type of diabetes. It has a multifactorial etiology, affecting millions of people worldwide. Ghrelin gene (GHRL) encodes the ghrelin peptide, which promotes food... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - July 22, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Edgar Alfonso Rivera-Le ón, Mara Anaís Llamas-Covarrubias, Sergio Sánchez-Enríquez, Erika Martínez-López, Mercedes González-Hita and Iris Monserrat Llamas-Covarrubias Tags: Research article Source Type: research