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Impact of a structured multicomponent educational intervention program on metabolic control of patients with type 2 diabetes
Diabetes is one of the most common metabolic disorders, with a high prevalence of patients with poor metabolic control. Worldwide, evidence highlights the importance of developing and implementing educational ... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - December 15, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Maria do Ros ário Pinto, Pedro Miguel Dinis Santos Parreira, Marta Lima Basto and Lisete dos Santos Mendes Mónico Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Hyperuricemia and metabolic syndrome in type 2 diabetes mellitus patients at Hawassa university comprehensive specialized hospital, South West Ethiopia
Metabolic syndrome is a cluster of the most dangerous heart attack risk factors such as diabetes and prediabetes, abdominal obesity, high cholesterol and high blood pressure. Hyperuricemia is a condition in wh... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - December 12, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Shiferaw Bekele Woyesa, Agete Tadewose Hirigo and Temesgen Bizuayehu Wube Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Socio-demographic determinants and effect of structured personal diabetes care: a 19-year follow-up of the randomized controlled study diabetes Care in General Practice (DCGP)
We investigated how four aspects of socio-demography influence the effectiveness of an intervention with structured personal diabetes care on long-term outcomes. (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - December 8, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Andreas Heltberg, Volkert Siersma, John Sahl Andersen, Christina Ellervik, Henrik Br ønnum-Hansen, Jakob Kragstrup and Niels de Fine Olivarius Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Case report: schwannoma arising from the unilateral adrenal area with bilateral hyperaldosteronism
We report a rare case of a juxta-adrenal schwannoma that could not be discriminated from an adrenal tumor before surgical resection and was complicated by bilateral hyperaldosteronism. To the best of our knowl... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - December 6, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Naru Babaya, Yukako Makutani, Shinsuke Noso, Yoshihisa Hiromine, Hiroyuki Ito, Yasunori Taketomo, Kazuki Ueda, Hokuto Ushijima, Yoshifumi Komoike, Yuto Yamazaki, Hironobu Sasano, Yumiko Kawabata and Hiroshi Ikegami Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Adequacy of control of cardiovascular risk factors in ambulatory patients with type 2 diabetes attending diabetes out-patients clinic at a county hospital, Kenya
Type 2 diabetes is associated with substantial cardiovascular morbidity and mortality arising from the high prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors such as hypertension, dyslipidaemia, obesity, poor glycaemi... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - December 1, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mercy W. Kimando, Frederick C. F. Otieno, Elijah N. Ogola and Kenn Mutai Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Low bone turnover in premenopausal women with type 2 diabetes mellitus as an early process of diabetes-associated bone alterations: a cross-sectional study
Individuals with Diabetes Mellitus (DM) are at increased risk for fracture due to the decrease in bone strength and quality. Serum procollagen type I intact N-terminal (P1NP) and serum C-terminal cross-linking... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - November 29, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Dyah Purnamasari, Melisa D. Puspitasari, Bambang Setiyohadi, Pringgodigdo Nugroho and Harry Isbagio Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Vitamin D, parathyroid hormone and metabolic syndrome – the PORMETS study
Vitamin D (VitD) and parathyroid hormone (PTH) play important roles in calcium metabolism and skeletal homeostasis. Estimates of the VitD status in several European countries show large variations between them... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - November 17, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Lu ís Raposo, Sandra Martins, Daniela Ferreira, João Tiago Guimarães and Ana Cristina Santos Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trial evaluating the safety and efficacy of the once-weekly DPP-4 inhibitor omarigliptin in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus inadequately controlled by glimepiride and metformin
Type 2 diabetes (T2D) is a progressive disease that often requires a patient to use multiple antihyperglycemic agents to achieve glycemic control with disease progression. Omarigliptin is a once-weekly dipepti... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - November 6, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Seung-Hwan Lee, Ira Gantz, Elizabeth Round, Melanie Latham, Edward A. O ’Neill, Paulette Ceesay, Shailaja Suryawanshi, Keith D. Kaufman, Samuel S. Engel and Eseng Lai Tags: Research article Source Type: research

In-patient Tolvaptan use in SIADH: care audit, therapy observation and outcome analysis
Indications for use of tolvaptan in SIADH-associated hyponatraemia remain controversial. We audited our local guidelines for Tolvaptan use in this situation to review treatment implications including drug safe... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - November 6, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Malik Asif Humayun and Iain C. Cranston Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effectiveness and safety of exenatide in Korean patients with type 2 diabetes inadequately controlled with oral hypoglycemic agents: an observational study in a real clinical practice
Randomized clinical trials have shown the efficacy and safety of short-acting exenatide in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). The aim of this observational study was to investigate the effectivenes... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - October 25, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: You-Cheol Hwang, Ari Kim, Euna Jo, Yeoree Yang, Jae-Hyoung Cho and Byung-Wan Lee Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Serum vaspin concentration in elderly patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and macrovascular complications
Adipose tissue, an endocrine organ of the body, is involved in some obesity-related disease states such as insulin resistance, diabetes mellitus, and atherosclerosis. Vaspin is a novel adipocyte with insulin s... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - October 24, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Wei Yang, Yun Li, Tian Tian, Li Wang, Pearl Lee and Qi Hua Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Thyroid function and metabolic syndrome in the population-based LifeLines cohort study
The metabolic syndrome (MetS) is a combination of unfavourable health factors which includes abdominal obesity, dyslipidaemia, elevated blood pressure and impaired fasting glucose. Earlier studies have reporte... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - October 16, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Bruce H. R. Wolffenbuttel, Hanneke J. C. M. Wouters, Sandra N. Slagter, Robert P. van Waateringe, Anneke C. Muller Kobold, Jana V. van Vliet-Ostaptchouk, Thera P. Links and Melanie M. van der Klauw Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Development and psychometric testing of a theory-based tool to measure self-care in diabetes patients: the Self-Care of Diabetes Inventory
Self-care is essential for patients with diabetes mellitus. Both clinicians and researchers must be able to assess the quality of that self-care. Available tools have various limitations and none are theoretic... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - October 16, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Davide Ausili, Claudio Barbaranelli, Emanuela Rossi, Paola Rebora, Diletta Fabrizi, Chiara Coghi, Michela Luciani, Ercole Vellone, Stefania Di Mauro and Barbara Riegel Tags: Research article Source Type: research

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
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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