Impact of obesity and metabolic health status in the development of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD): A United Kingdom population-based cohort study using the health improvement network (THIN)
With the obesity epidemic reaching crisis levels, there has been attention around those who may be resilient to the effects of obesity, termed metabolically healthy obesity (MHO), who initially present without... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - June 30, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: A. Vusirikala, T. Thomas, N. Bhala, A. A. Tahrani, G. N. Thomas and K. Nirantharakumar Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The coexistence of hypercalcemia, osteoporosis and thymic enlargement in graves ’ disease: a case report
Hyperthyroidism-induced hypercalcemia has been reported previously, but hypercalcemia accompanied by severe osteoporosis and significant thymic enlargement in patients with hyperthyroidism is quite rare. We re... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - June 30, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Dandan Yan, Yanjun Xu and Lian-Xi Li Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Association between sleep disorder and quality of life in patients with type 2 diabetes: a cross-sectional study
We investigated the association between sleep symptoms, which cause sleep disorder, and quality of life (QoL) among people with type 2 diabetes (T2D). (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - June 30, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Yoshitaka Hashimoto, Ryosuke Sakai, Kenichiro Ikeda and Michiaki Fukui Tags: Research article Source Type: research

“I had no other choice but to catch it too”: the roles of family history and experiences with diabetes in illness representations
A family history of diabetes and family members ’ experiences with diabetes may influence individuals’ beliefs and expectations about their own diabetes. No qualitative studies have explored the relationship be... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - June 26, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Amy T. Cunningham, Alexzandra T. Gentsch, Amanda M. B. Doty, Geoffrey Mills, Marianna LaNoue, Brendan G. Carr, Judd E. Hollander and Kristin L. Rising Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Fasting in diabetes treatment (FIT) trial: study protocol for a randomised, controlled, assessor-blinded intervention trial on the effects of intermittent use of a fasting-mimicking diet in patients with type 2 diabetes
Caloric restriction is an effective way to treat Type 2 diabetes (T2D). However, chronic and severe restriction of food intake is difficult to sustain and is known to promote slower metabolism. Intermittent an... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - June 24, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Elske L. van den Burg, Marjolein P. Schoonakker, Petra G. van Peet, M. Elske. van den Akker-van Marle, Ko Willems van Dijk, Valter D. Longo, Hildo J. Lamb, Mattijs E. Numans and Hanno Pijl Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Low uptake of continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion therapy in people with type 1 diabetes in Ireland: a retrospective cross-sectional study
The uptake of continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion (CSII) therapy in those with type 1 diabetes varies internationally and is mainly determined by the national healthcare reimbursement systems. The aim of ... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - June 23, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Katarzyna Anna Gajewska, Kathleen Bennett, Regien Biesma and Seamus Sreenan Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A rare long-term undetected pheochromocytoma leading to Takotsubo syndrome in an older male patient: a case report
Takotsubo syndrome is an uncommon, acute, and reversible cardiomyopathy that occurs primarily in postmenopausal females. The clinical presentation of the syndrome resembles acute coronary syndrome, but coronar... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - June 23, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Min Chen, Tong Zhao, Guoping Chen and Shenjiang Hu Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Changing the patterns of hospitalized diabetic foot ulcer (DFU) over a 5-year period in a multi-disciplinary setting in Thailand
After years of decline, the rate of amputations was reported to increase by 50% in the U.S. population between 2009 and 2015. Few studies have examined the most recent trends in hospitalized diabetic foot ulce... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - June 22, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Yotsapon Thewjitcharoen, Jeeraphan Sripatpong, Sirinate Krittiyawong, Sriurai Porramatikul, Taweesak Srikummoon, Somkiet Mahaudomporn, Siriwan Butadej, Soontaree Nakasatien and Thep Himathongkam Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Expression of unfolded protein response markers in the pheochromocytoma with Waardenburg syndrome: a case report
It is clinically emergent to further understand the pathological mechanism to advance therapeutic strategy for endocrine tumors. A high amount of secretory protein with tumorigenic triggers are thought to indu... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - June 22, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Shuhei Morita, Ken Takeshima, Hiroyuki Ariyasu, Yasushi Furukawa, Shohei Kishimoto, Tomoya Tsuji, Shinsuke Uraki, Hiroyuki Mishima, Akira Kinoshita, Yuichi Takahashi, Hidefumi Inaba, Hiroshi Iwakura, Hiroto Furuta, Masahiro Nishi, Asako Doi, Shin-ichi Mur Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Relationships between menstrual status and obesity phenotypes in women: a cross-sectional study in northern China
This study aimed to assess the associations between menstrua... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - June 22, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Xueyu Chen, Hui Xi, Long Ji, Weihua Liu, Fengxue Shi, Yanru Chen, Xiaohui Wang, Wenran Zhang, Xinxia Sui, Xiaojun Wang, Haitao Zhang, Huamin Liu and Dong Li Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Diabetes conversation map - a novel tool for diabetes management self-efficacy among type 2 diabetes patients in Pakistan: a randomized controlled trial
This study aimed to measure the effect of diabetes education using the novel method of “diabetes conversation map (DCM)” as compared to routine counselling (RC) on diabetes management self-efficacy (DMSE) amon... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - June 16, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Rubina Qasim, Sarfaraz Masih, Mohammad Tahir Yousafzai, Hakim shah, Abdul Manan, Yousaf Shah, Muhammad Yaqoob, Abida Razzaq, Ajmal Khan and Atiya Rahman Khan Rohilla Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Study rationale and design of the EANITIATE study (EmpAgliflozin compared to NPH Insulin for sTeroId diAbeTEs) - a randomized, controlled, multicenter trial of safety and efficacy of treatment with empagliflozin compared with NPH-insulin in patients with newly onset diabetes following initiation of glucocorticoid treatment
A well-known metabolic side effect from treatment with glucocorticoids is glucocorticoid-induced diabetes mellitus (GIDM). Guidelines on the management of GIDM in hospitalized patients (in the non-critical car... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - June 15, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Carina Kirstine Klarskov, Helga Holm Schultz, Frederik Persson, Tomas M øller Christensen, Thomas Peter Almdal, Ole Snorgaard, Katrine Bagge Hansen, Ulrik Pedersen-Bjergaard and Peter Lommer Kristensen Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Comparison of indirect markers of insulin resistance in adult patients with Double Diabetes
The presence of insulin resistance (IR) and metabolic syndrome (MS) in patients with type 1 diabetes (T1D) has been called “double diabetes”. This entity increases the risk for development of micro and macrova... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - June 15, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Aldo Ferreira-Hermosillo, Ra úl Ibarra-Salce, Joshua Rodríguez-Malacara and Mario Antonio Molina-Ayala Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Evaluation of risk factors for insulin resistance: a cross sectional study among employees at a private university in Lebanon
Worldwide, the prevalence of insulin resistance ranges from 15.5 to 46.5%, among adults. Lebanon reported one of the highest rates reaching 44.6%. The literature suggests an association between dairy product c... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - June 10, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Myriam Fahed, Maya G. Abou Jaoudeh, Samar Merhi, Jocelyne Matar Bou Mosleh, Rachelle Ghadieh, Sibelle Al Hayek and Jessy E. El Hayek Fares Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Subclinical hypothyroidism and the risk of cancer incidence and cancer mortality: a systematic review
The objective of this study is to determine the association between subclinical hypothyroidism (S... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - June 9, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Juan G ómez-Izquierdo, Kristian B. Filion, Jean-Franҫois Boivin, Laurent Azoulay, Michael Pollak and Oriana Hoi Yun Yu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Correction to: High normal TSH is associated with lower mannan-binding lectin in women of childbearing age
An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article. (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - June 9, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Malgorzata Karbownik-Lewinska, Jan Stepniak, Magdalena Marcinkowska, Adrian Krygier and Andrzej Lewinski Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Role of 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) and 18F-2-fluorodeoxy sorbitol (FDS) in autoimmune hypophysitis: a case report
Autoimmune hypophysitis is a rare disease characterized by the infiltration of lymphocytic cells into the pituitary gland. 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) and 18F-2-fluorodeoxy sorbitol (FDS) positron emission tomog... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - June 9, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Ziren Kong, Yu Wang, Wenbin Ma and Xin Cheng Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Compartment syndrome of the leg after thyroid hormone withdrawal; two cases and a systematic review of the literature
Acute compartment syndrome is a rare complication of severe hypothyroidism. If the symptoms are not recognized promptly and treatment initiated immediately, there is a high risk of permanent damage. Only few o... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - June 5, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Nicole M. van Veelen, Stefan Fischli, Frank J.P. Beeres, Timo Eisenhut, Reto Babst, Christoph Henzen and Bj örn-Christian Link Tags: Case report Source Type: research

The relationship between obesity, diabetes, hypertension and vitamin D deficiency among Saudi Arabians aged 15 and over: results from the Saudi health interview survey
Obesity and diabetes are related conditions, the prevalence of which has increased globally in recent years. These conditions have been linked to hypertension and vitamin D deficiency though the nature of the ... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - June 5, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Ibrahim Al-Sumaih, Brian Johnston, Michael Donnelly and Ciaran O ’Neill Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Large mid-upper arm circumference is associated with metabolic syndrome in middle-aged and elderly individuals: a community-based study
The mid-upper arm circumference (MUAC) is a proxy for subcutaneous fat in the upper body and is a reliable screening measure for identifying individuals with abnormal regional fat distribution. The purpose of ... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - June 3, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Jie Shi, Zhen Yang, Yixin Niu, Weiwei Zhang, Xiaoyong Li, Hongmei Zhang, Ning Lin, Hongxia Gu, Jie Wen, Guang Ning, Li Qin and Qing Su Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Association between serum vitamin D and uric acid in the eastern Chinese population: a population-based cross-sectional study
Uric acid (UA) is the end product of purine metabolism, which is thought to be related to many human diseases, such as nephrolithiasis, gout, cardiovascular disease (CVD), type 2 diabetes mellitus, metabolic s... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - June 3, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Yingchao Chen, Jing Cheng, Yi Chen, Ningjian Wang, Fangzhen Xia, Chi Chen, Bing Han and Yingli Lu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Predictors of euthyreosis in hyperthyroid patients treated with radioiodine 131I −: a retrospective study
Radioiodine (RAI) treatment for hyperthyroidism is a very common modality, chosen by physicians worldwide. The outcome of the therapy, however, is not always predictable. While rendering a patient hypo- or eut... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - June 1, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Albert Stachura, Tomasz Gryn, Bernadetta Ka łuża, Tadeusz Budlewski and Edward Franek Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Predictive factors for early hypothyroidism following the radioactive iodine therapy in Graves ’ disease patients
Radioactive iodine (RAI) therapy is an important treatment option for Graves ’ disease (GD), the main side effect of RAI treatment is hypothyroidism, and the factors resulting in hypothyroidism are still contro... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - May 29, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Rui-Ting Hu, De-Shan Liu and Bin Li Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Report: central diabetes insipidus and schwannoma in a male with X-linked congenital adrenal hypoplasia
We report a male patient affected by X-linked AHC who present... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - May 27, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Boo Kyeong Seo, Seul Ah. Jeong, Jae Young Cho, Ji Sook Park, Ji-Hyun Seo, Eun Sil Park, Jae-Young Lim, Hyang-Ok Woo and Hee-Shang Youn Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Establishing a diagnostic scale of subacute thyroiditis without radioisotope scanning
Radioisotope scanning is important to diagnose subacute thyroiditis (SAT), but it ’s not always available. So we aim to establish a diagnostic scale for SAT without radioisotope scanning. (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - May 27, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Zhouyi Xiong, Chunying Luo, Li Wang, Bin Xiong and Jianneng Wu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Hepatic steatosis is associated with abnormal hepatic enzymes, visceral adiposity, altered myocardial glucose uptake measured by 18F-FDG PET/CT
This study aimed to investigate the relationship between hepatic steatosis... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - May 27, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Lijun Hu, Xiaoliang Shao, Chun Qiu, Xiaonan Shao, Xiaosong Wang, Rong Niu and Yuetao Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Serum Fetuin-A levels are increased and associated with insulin resistance in women with polycystic ovary syndrome
Insulin resistance (IR) is a common characteristic of women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). It has been reported that circulating Fetuin-A levels were associated with IR and type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - May 19, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Sha Liu, Wenjing Hu, Yirui He, Ling Li, Hua Liu, Lin Gao, Gangyi Yang and Xin Liao Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Predictors of dopamine agonist resistance in prolactinoma patients
Surgical resection of prolactinomas resistant to dopamine agonists is frequently incomplete due to fibrotic changes of the tumour under pharmacological therapy. In order to identify a subgroup of patients who ... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - May 19, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Elle Vermeulen, Jean D ’Haens, Tadeusz Stadnik, David Unuane, Kurt Barbe, Vera Van Velthoven and Sven Gläsker Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Diet-derived nutrient patterns and components of metabolic syndrome: a cross-sectional community- based study
Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is one of the main public health problems worldwide. Although some relations between dietary intakes and MetS have been found, few studies have focused on association between dietary ... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - May 19, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mahdi Vajdi, Mahdieh Abbasalizad Farhangi and Leila Nikniaz Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effect of lifestyle modifications on anthropometric, clinical, and biochemical parameters in adolescent girls with polycystic ovary syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis
This study aimed to compare the effects of lifestyle interventions on anthropometric, clinical, and biochemi... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - May 19, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Somayeh Abdolahian, Fahimeh Ramezani Tehrani, Mina Amiri, Delaram Ghodsi, Razieh Bidhendi Yarandi, Mahdi Jafari, Hamid Alavi Majd and Fatemeh Nahidi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Emergency attendance for acute hyper- and hypoglycaemia in the adult diabetic population of the metropolitan area of Milan: quantifying the phenomenon and studying its predictors
We quantified, among diabetic adults, the frequency, costs, and factors associated with visits to the emergency department (EDs) and subsequent hospitalizations for acute hypoglycaemic and hyperglycaemic events. (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - May 19, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Anita Andreano, Marco Bosio and Antonio Giampiero Russo Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Association of vitamin D2 and D3 with type 2 diabetes complications
Vitamin D measurement is a composite of vitamin D2 (25(OH)D2) and D3 (25(OH)D3) levels, and its deficiency is associated with the development of type 2 diabetes (T2DM) and diabetic complications; vitamin D defici... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - May 15, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Lina H. M. Ahmed, Alexandra E. Butler, Soha R. Dargham, Aishah Latif, Amal Robay, Omar M. Chidiac, Amin Jayyousi, Jassim Al Suwaidi, Ronald G. Crystal, Stephen L. Atkin and Charbel Abi Khalil Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Association of circulating CEACAM1 levels and insulin sensitivity in gestational diabetes mellitus
The aim of this study was to estimate the levels of circulating carcinoembryonic antigen-related cell adhesion molecule 1 (CEACAM1) in subjects with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) and investigate the rela... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - May 15, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Yiming Wu, Zhen Yang, Lingfei Zhu, Qing Su and Li Qin Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Chinese siblings with hereditary medullary thyroid carcinoma caused by RET mutation: implications for RET oncogene detection
Hereditary medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC) is mainly caused by germline mutations in the RET proto-oncogene, which accounts for 20 –30% of all MTC according to foreign studies. However, no English literatures... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - May 14, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Qin Huang, Aihua Hu and Mingsheng Zhang Tags: Case report Source Type: research

A case of insulin-like growth factor 2-producing gastrointestinal stromal tumor with severe hypoglycemia
Non-islet cell tumor hypoglycemia (NICTH) is a rare paraneoplastic syndrome that secretes incompletely processed high molecular weight insulin growth factor 2 (big-IGF2), which results in stimulation of the in... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - May 11, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Haruka Yamasaki, Ayako Itawaki, Miwa Morita, Hitomi Miyake, Masahiro Yamamoto, Hiroki Sonoyama, Sayuri Tanaka, Masakazu Notsu, Mika Yamauchi, Yusuke Fujii, Noriyoshi Ishikawa, Izumi Fukuda, Shunji Ishihara and Keizo Kanasaki Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Manifestations of left ventricular dysfunction and arrhythmia in patients with chronic hypoparathyroidism and pseudohypoparathyroidism: a preliminary study
Cardiac damage triggered by severe hypocalcemia is well known. However, the role of chronic hypoparathyroidism (HP) and pseudohypoparathyroidism (PHP) in cardiac health is still unclear. We investigated the ef... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - May 11, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Yabing Wang, Kun He, Ou Wang, Xue Lin, Sixing Chen, Yan Jiang, Mei Li, Weibo Xia and Xiaoping Xing Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Pregnancy-induced Cushing ’s syndrome with an adrenocortical adenoma overexpressing LH/hCG receptors: a case report
Pregnancy-induced Cushing ’s syndrome (CS) with an adrenocortical adenoma overexpressing luteinizing hormone (LH)/human choriogonadotropin (hCG) receptors (LHCGR) has been rarely reported in the literatures. Th... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - May 11, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Shaohua Li, Chen Yang, Jing Fan, Yao Yao, Xiaomei Lv, Ying Guo and Shaoling Zhang Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Plasma adiponectin, visfatin, leptin, and resistin levels and the onset of colonic polyps in patients with prediabetes
Prediabetes is associated with a high risk of colon cancer, and abdominal obesity, which can result in the secretion of several obesity-related adipocytokines, is an independent influencing factor for colonic ... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - May 11, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Lili Deng, Xiaotong Zhao, Mingwei Chen, Hua Ji, Qunhui Zhang, Ruofei Chen and Yalei Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Dulaglutide improves glucocorticoid-induced hyperglycemia in inpatient care and reduces dose and injection frequency of insulin
Glucocorticoid (GC)-induced hyperglycemia is characterized by elevated postprandial blood glucose, which commonly requires multiple insulin injections. We investigated whether a long-acting glucagon-like pepti... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - May 7, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Hiroyuki Uchinuma, Masashi Ichijo, Noriyuki Harima and Kyoichiro Tsuchiya Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Influence of KISS1 gene polymorphisms on the risk of polycystic ovary syndrome and its associated variables, in Saudi women
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a complex multifactorial disorder, affecting millions of women worldwide. The role of genetic polymorphisms of the KISS1 gene on the development of PCOS is still obscure. This ... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - May 7, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Maha H. Daghestani, Mazin H. Daghestani, Mamoon Daghistani, Khushboo Ambreen, Fadwa S. Albalawi, Lina M. AlNeghery and Arjumand S. Warsy Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Feel4Diabetes healthy diet score: development and evaluation of clinical validity
The aim of this paper is to present the development of the Feel4Diabetes Healthy Diet Score and to evaluate its clinical validity. (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - May 6, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Eeva Virtanen, Jemina Kivel ä, Katja Wikström, Christina-Paulina Lambrinou, Pilar De Miguel-Etayo, Nele Huys, Katalin Vraukó-Tóth, Luis A. Moreno, Natalya Usheva, Nevena Chakarova, Sándorné A. Rado, Violeta Iotova, Konstantinos Makrilakis, Greet Car Tags: Research Source Type: research

Effective strategies for childhood obesity prevention via school based, family involved interventions: a critical review for the development of the Feel4Diabetes-study school based component
Although there are many interventions targeting childhood obesity prevention, only few have demonstrated positive results. The current review aimed to gather and evaluate available school-based intervention st... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - May 6, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Christina-Paulina Lambrinou, Odysseas Androutsos, Eva Karaglani, Greet Cardon, Nele Huys, Katja Wikstr öm, Jemina Kivelä, Winne Ko, Ernest Karuranga, Kaloyan Tsochev, Violeta Iotova, Roumyana Dimova, Pilar De Miguel-Etayo, Esther M. González-Gil, Hajna Tags: Review Source Type: research

Efficacy and safety of lanreotide autogel compared with lanreotide 40  mg prolonged release in Chinese patients with active acromegaly: results from a phase 3, prospective, randomized, and open-label study (LANTERN)
Lanreotide autogel is a somatostatin analog (SSA) approved for the treatment of acromegaly in 73 countries worldwide; however, it is not yet approved in China. The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficac... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - May 4, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Zhenmei An, Ting Lei, Lian Duan, Pei Hu, Zhongping Gou, Lihui Zhang, Lucie Durand-Gasselin, Nan Wang, Yan Wang and Feng Gu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Ten years with biosimilar rhGH in clinical practice in Sweden – experience from the prospective PATRO children and adult studies
In 2007, Omnitrope ® was the first biosimilar recombinant human growth hormone (rhGH) to be approved in Sweden for treatment in adults and children. Over 10 years’ safety and effectiveness data for biosimilar r... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - April 29, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Elena Lundberg, Berit Kristr öm, Hichem Zouater, Anna Deleskog and Charlotte Höybye Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Development of a clinical decision tool to reduce diagnostic testing for primary aldosteronism in patients with difficult-to-control hypertension
Satisfactory tools to preclude low-risk patients from intensive diagnostic testing for primary aldosteronism (PA) are lacking. Therefore, we aimed to develop a decision tool to determine which patients with di... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - April 29, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Monique E. A. M. van Kleef, Frank L. J. Visseren, Jan Westerink, Michiel L. Bots, Peter J. Blankestijn, Yolanda van der Graaf and Wilko Spiering Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Case report of a cystic parathyroidal adenoma with rapid growth induced by cinacalcet
Primary hyperparathyroidism is a rare condition of disease which can seldomly present as giant retrotrhyroideal cysts, complicating the localization of the adenoma to resect. (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - April 20, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Christoph Werner, Amelie Lupp, Gabriele Mtuka-Pardon, Christof Kloos, Gunter Wolf, Ren é Aschenbach, Anika Biermann, Martin Freesmeyer and Philipp Seifert Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Endocrine disorders after heart transplantation: national cohort study
Endocrine disorders in patients after heart transplantation (HT) remain understudied. We aimed to assess endocrine profiles and management of HT recipients in the early post- transplant period. (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - April 20, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Matej Rakusa, Bojan Vrtovec, Gregor Poglajen, Andrej Janez and Mojca Jensterle Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Growth hormone deficiency with late-onset hypothalamic hypoadrenocorticism associated with respiratory and renal dysfunction: a case report
The prevalence of childhood-onset growth hormone (GH) deficiency (GHD) is estimated to be approximately 1 in 5000 or more, with the cause unknown in most cases (idiopathic isolated GHD). However, additional di... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - April 16, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Nami Kojima, Nobuyuki Koriyama, Akinori Tokito, Kazuma Ogiso, Koshi Kusumoto, Satoshi Kubo and Yoshihiko Nishio Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Circulating betatrophin/ANGPTL8 levels correlate with body fat distribution in individuals with normal glucose tolerance but not those with glucose disorders
The relationship between betatrophin/ANGPTL8 and obesity has been investigated using body mass index (BMI); however, since BMI reflects overall adiposity rather than body fat distribution, it remains unclear w... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - April 16, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Jing Zheng, Juan Liu, Beverly S. Hong, Weijian Ke, Minmin Huang and Yanbing Li Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Prevalence of diabetic peripheral neuropathy in Africa: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a global health care problem that can impose a substantial economic burden. Diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN) is a common microvascular complication of DM that increases the potent... (Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders)
Source: BMC Endocrine Disorders - April 15, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Wondimeneh Shibabaw Shiferaw, Tadesse Yirga Akalu, Yeshamble Work and Yared Asmare Aynalem Tags: Research article Source Type: research