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  1. Content type: Research article

    Sarcopenic obesity, central obesity combined with decreased skeletal muscle mass, is identified to be associated with metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular diseases; however, its role in the occurrence of non-...

    Authors: Xiaoyou Su, Jing Xu and Chao Zheng

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2019 19:76

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  2. Content type: Research article

    To investigate any associations between blood glucose (BG) and lipid levels in patients with different glucose tolerance statuses, including type 2 diabetes (T2DM) and impaired glucose regulation (IGR) cases a...

    Authors: Shujin Wang, Guohong Li, Hong Zuo, Hua Yang, Lei Ma, Jia Feng, Yu Niu, Liming Ma, Songfang Liu, Ting Qi and Xufeng Liu

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2019 19:75

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  3. Content type: Study protocol

    Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) has become an endemic disease. A number of interrelated factors increase the risk of the onset of T2DM, however much of the pathogenesis of the disease is associated with lifest...

    Authors: Linda Cloete, Brett G. Mitchell and Darren Morton

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2019 19:74

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  4. Content type: Research article

    Several studies have indicated that inflammatory markers were associated with the risk of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) in type 2 diabetes (T2D). Serum folate was related to MCI as well as inflammation. Howe...

    Authors: Miaoyan Zheng, Baocheng Chang, Liqiang Tian, Chunyan Shan, Hui Chen, Yuxia Gao, Guowei Huang and Meilin Zhang

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2019 19:73

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  5. Content type: Research article

    Further knowledge about the pubertal development mode of girls with Turner syndrome (TS) who have undergone hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is beneficial to the proposal of an optimal HRT regimen. This study...

    Authors: Song Guo, Jun Zhang, Yanhong Li, Huamei Ma, Qiuli Chen, Hongshan Chen and Minlian Du

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2019 19:72

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  6. Content type: Case report

    Metabolic encephalopathy is a rare but potentially devastating complication of diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA). This case highlights the dramatic cognitive decline of a young man due to metabolic encephalopathy co...

    Authors: Maria Tomkins, Richard McCormack, Karen O’Connell, Amar Agha and Áine Merwick

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2019 19:71

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the most common endocrine disorder in young women and increases risk of cardiovascular and metabolic disease, and infertility. Women with PCOS share many characteristics com...

    Authors: Laura E. McBreairty, Philip D. Chilibeck, Julianne J. Gordon, Donna R. Chizen and Gordon A. Zello

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2019 19:70

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  8. Content type: Research article

    To assess the association between cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) and weight changes in treatment seeking patients with severe obesity who underwent a 1-year intensive lifestyle intervention (ILI) program.

    Authors: Jarle Berge, Øyvind Støren, Jens K. Hertel, Espen Gjevestad, Milada Cvancarova Småstuen and Jøran Hjelmesæth

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2019 19:69

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  9. Content type: Case report

    Endogenous Cushing’s syndrome, a rare endocrine disorder, characterised by chronic cortisol hypersecretion, results in neuropsychiatric disturbances and in cognitive deficits, which are only partially reversib...

    Authors: Malgorzata Monika Brzozowska, Sacha Kepreotis, Fiona Tsang and Sully Xiomara Fuentes- Patarroyo

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2019 19:68

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  10. Content type: Research article

    This study aimed to examine the associations between gender and the prevalence of metabolic syndrome (MS) components among Korean adults by age and body mass index (BMI) subgroups.

    Authors: Young-Mo Yang, Byung-Cheul Shin, Chihyoung Son and In-Hyuk Ha

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2019 19:67

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  11. Content type: Research article

    The aim of the study was to estimate and compare the 8-year cumulative incidence of diabetes mellitus (DM) among Sami and non-Sami inhabitants of rural districts in Northern Norway.

    Authors: Ali Naseribafrouei, Bent Martin Eliassen, Marita Melhus, Johan Svartberg and Ann Ragnhild Broderstad

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2019 19:66

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  12. Content type: Research article

    The Captopril challenge test (CCT) is an easy-conduct confirmatory test for diagnosing primary aldosteronism (PA). Guidelines show that plasma aldosterone is normally suppressed by captopril (> 30%) in primary...

    Authors: Ke-ying Zhu, Yan Zhang, Wen-jing Zhang, Hong-yun Li, Wen-huan Feng, Da-long Zhu and Ping Li

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2019 19:65

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  13. Content type: Correspondence

    For patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D), cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the single most common cause of mortality. In 2008 and 2012, the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) and the European Medicines Agency (EM...

    Authors: Guntram Schernthaner, Heinz Drexel, Evgeny Moshkovich, Birute Zilaitiene, Emil Martinka, Leszek Czupryniak, Tamás Várkonyi, Andrej Janež, Kristine Ducena, Katarina Lalić, Tsvetalina Tankova, Martin Prázný, Lea Smirčić Duvnjak, Olga Sukhareva and Harald Sourij

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2019 19:64

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  14. Content type: Case report

    Co-existing Cushing’s syndrome and primary aldosteronism caused by bilateral adrenocortical adenomas, secreting cortisol and aldosterone, respectively, have rarely been reported. Precise diagnosis and manageme...

    Authors: Kaiyun Ren, Jia Wei, Qilin Liu, Yuchun Zhu, Nianwei Wu, Ying Tang, Qianrui Li, Qianying Zhang, Yerong Yu, Zhenmei An, Jing Chen and Jianwei Li

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2019 19:63

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  15. Content type: Research article

    Patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) have accelerated atherosclerosis as a pro thrombotic state that is associated with the platelet activation priming. Platelets, which undergo the continuous mild st...

    Authors: Razie Mahmoodian, Morteza Salimian, Mohsen Hamidpour, Ali Akbar Khadem-Maboudi and Ahmad Gharehbaghian

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2019 19:62

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  16. Content type: Case report

    Insulin-derived amyloidosis is a skin-related complication of insulin therapy that interferes with insulin therapy. Although toxicities of in vitro-formed insulin amyloid fibrils have been well studied, the to...

    Authors: Keiichi Iwaya, Tamotsu Zako, Junta Fukunaga, Karin Margareta Sörgjerd, Kentaro Ogata, Koichiro Kogure, Hiroshi Kosano, Masayuki Noritake, Mizuo Maeda, Yukio Ando, Yoshiya Katsura and Terumasa Nagase

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2019 19:61

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  17. Content type: Research article

    Survival from many cancer types is steadily increasing, and as a result, a growing number of cancer patients will live with other chronic diseases, of which diabetes is one of the most prevalent. This study ai...

    Authors: Anne Beiter Arreskov, Maria Å. Olsen, Sandra Sinius Pouplier, Volkert Siersma, Christen L. Andersen, Søren Friis and Niels de Fine Olivarius

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2019 19:60

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  18. Content type: Research article

    The present study aimed to investigate the inhibitory effects of aminoguanidine (AG) and 2-bromoethylamine (2-BEA) on the semicarbazide-sensitive amine oxidase (SSAO) activity both in vitro and in vivo, and th...

    Authors: Chaosheng Li, Zhenhua Wang, Xiaoli Li and Jun Chen

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2019 19:59

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  19. Content type: Research article

    In recent years, the relationship between thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) and obesity has been widely discussed. However, it is unclear how thyroid hormone concentrations relate to body weight and its impact...

    Authors: Ranran Xu, Fei Huang, Shijie Zhang, Yongman Lv and Qingquan Liu

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2019 19:58

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  20. Content type: Research article

    Although exercise seems to be beneficial for type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) patients, there is limited research elucidating the optimal accessible indices of adiposity and insulin resistance for identifying e...

    Authors: Hong-Ting Zhu, Min Yu, Hao Hu, Qing-Fang He, Jin Pan and Ru-Ying Hu

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2019 19:57

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  21. Content type: Research article

    Thyrotoxicosis is often caused by destructive thyroiditis (DT) or Graves’ disease (GD), and a prompt and accurate differential diagnosis for thyrotoxicosis is needed as management strategy differs. A meta-anal...

    Authors: Xiaojuan Peng, Shenglan Wu, Caiqun Bie, Huijun Tang, Zhe Xiong and Shaohui Tang

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2019 19:56

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  22. Content type: Research article

    The diet quality of adults living in the United States has improved overtime. We aim to determine whether diet quality among adults with diabetes mellitus has changed over time, and to examine trends in socioe...

    Authors: Colin J. Orr, Thomas C. Keyserling, Alice S. Ammerman and Seth A. Berkowitz

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2019 19:54

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  23. Content type: Research

    Parathyroid carcinoma is a rare neoplasm that may present sporadically or in the context of a genetic syndrome. Diagnosis and management are challenging due to the lack of clinical and pathological features th...

    Authors: Valentina Ferraro, Lucia Ilaria Sgaramella, Giovanna Di Meo, Francesco Paolo Prete, Francesco Logoluso, Francesco Minerva, Marica Noviello, Giuseppina Renzulli, Angela Gurrado and Mario Testini

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2019 19(Suppl 1):46

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 19 Supplement 1

  24. Content type: Research

    Medullary thyroid carcinoma is a neuroendocrine tumor belonging form a malignant growth of the thyroid parafollicular C-cells, representing from 1 to 10% of all thyroid cancer. The biochemical activity of medu...

    Authors: Claudio Gambardella, Chiara Offi, Renato Patrone, Guglielmo Clarizia, Claudio Mauriello, Ernesto Tartaglia, Francesco Di Capua, Sergio Di Martino, Roberto Maria Romano, Lorenzo Fiore, Alessandra Conzo, Giovanni Conzo and Giovanni Docimo

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2019 19(Suppl 1):45

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 19 Supplement 1

  25. Content type: Research

    The association between Hashimoto’s thyroiditis (HT) and papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) is a controversial question that is still under debate, its pathological significance and the eventual clinical implic...

    Authors: Giuseppa Graceffa, Renato Patrone, Salvatore Vieni, Silvia Campanella, Sergio Calamia, Iole Laise, Giovanni Conzo, Mario Latteri and Calogero Cipolla

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2019 19(Suppl 1):26

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 19 Supplement 1

  26. Content type: Case report

    Hypothyroidism, one of the prevalent endocrine disorders worldwide, has a broad spectrum of clinical manifestations, from an asymptomatic condition to myxedema coma. Although the majority of patients with hypo...

    Authors: Chung Gyo Seo, Kyoung Jin Kim, Euyhyun Park, Nam Hoon Kim, Joo Hyung Kim, Hee Young Kim, Sin Gon Kim and Kyeong Jin Kim

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2019 19:52

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  27. Content type: Research article

    The molecular basis of the Turkish population with suspected maturity-onset diabetes of the young (MODY) has not been identified. This is the first study to investigate the association between HNF1A-gene single-n...

    Authors: Selvihan Beysel, Nilnur Eyerci, Ferda Alparslan Pinarli, Muhammed Kizilgul, Ozgur Ozcelik, Mustafa Caliskan and Erman Cakal

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2019 19:51

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  28. Content type: Study protocol

    Teenagers and young adults with type 1 diabetes (T1D) experience significant burden managing this serious chronic condition and glycaemic control is at its unhealthiest during this life stage. Flash glucose mo...

    Authors: Sara E. Boucher, Andrew R. Gray, Martin de Bock, Esko J. Wiltshire, Barbara C. Galland, Paul A. Tomlinson, Jenny Rayns, Karen E. MacKenzie and Benjamin J. Wheeler

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2019 19:50

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  29. Content type: Research article

    Ovarian reserve, vital for reproductive function, can be adversely affected by thyroid diseases. Despite alternations of thyroid hormones with ageing, data on interactions between the overtime trend of thyroid...

    Authors: Sara Bahri, Fahimeh Ramezani Tehrani, Atieh Amouzgar, Maryam Rahmati, Maryam Tohidi, Maryam Vasheghani and Fereidoun Azizi

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2019 19:47

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  30. Content type: Research article

    On average, patients in Japan with type 2 diabetes mellitus have a clinical consultation every month, although evidence for a favorable follow-up interval is lacking. This study investigated whether the follow...

    Authors: Tomohiko Ukai, Shuhei Ichikawa, Miho Sekimoto, Satoru Shikata and Yousuke Takemura

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2019 19:43

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  31. Content type: Research article

    Some microRNAs are involved in diabetes pathology and some are known to have role in stroke. MiR-503 causes endothelial dysfunction in diabetic patients, predisposing to ischemia. There has been no study evalu...

    Authors: Saba Sheikhbahaei, Danesh Manizheh, Saadatnia Mohammad, Tajaddini Mohamad Hasan, Nazemian Saman, Rafiee Laleh, Motieian Mahsa, Amoushahi Khouzani Sanaz and Haghjooy Javanmard Shaghayegh

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2019 19:42

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  32. Content type: Research article

    Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2D) is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in Mexico. Here, we aimed to report incidence rates (IR) of type 2 diabetes in middle-aged apparently-healthy Mexican adults, identi...

    Authors: Olimpia Arellano-Campos, Donaji V. Gómez-Velasco, Omar Yaxmehen Bello-Chavolla, Ivette Cruz-Bautista, Marco A. Melgarejo-Hernandez, Liliana Muñoz-Hernandez, Luz E. Guillén, Jose de Jesus Garduño-Garcia, Ulices Alvirde, Yukiko Ono-Yoshikawa, Ricardo Choza-Romero, Leobardo Sauque-Reyna, Maria Eugenia Garay-Sevilla, Juan Manuel Malacara-Hernandez, Maria Teresa Tusie-Luna, Luis Miguel Gutierrez-Robledo…

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2019 19:41

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  33. Content type: Research article

    To analyze data in terms of the glycaemic control and therapeutic regimens used for Type-2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) management in Greece, identify factors that influence clinical decisions and determine the le...

    Authors: Stavros Liatis, Styliani Iraklianou, Kyriakos Kazakos, George Mastorakos, Kostas Milios, Zadalla Mouslech, Marina Noutsou, Emmanouil Pagkalos and Christos Sampanis

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2019 19:39

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  34. Content type: Research article

    Early diagnosis and relapse prediction in Graves’ disease influences treatment. We assessed the abilities of four TSH-receptor antibody tests [TRAb] and one cyclic adenosine monophosphate bioassay to predict r...

    Authors: Tristan Struja, Rebecca Jutzi, Noemi Imahorn, Marina Kaeslin, Fabienne Boesiger, Alexander Kutz, Esther Mundwiler, Andreas Huber, Marius Kraenzlin, Beat Mueller, Christian Meier, Luca Bernasconi and Philipp Schuetz

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2019 19:38

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  35. Content type: Debate

    In the treatment for hypothyroidism, a historically symptom-orientated approach has given way to reliance on a single biochemical parameter, thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH).

    Authors: John E. M. Midgley, Anthony D. Toft, Rolf Larisch, Johannes W. Dietrich and Rudolf Hoermann

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2019 19:37

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  36. Content type: Research article

    This study aimed to investigate the occurrence and risk factors of thyroid dysfunction (TD) in patients with chronic hepatitis C (CHC) infection in Taiwan.

    Authors: Yu-Kang Chang, Yuan-Tsung Tseng, Kou-Huang Chen and Kow-Tong Chen

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2019 19:36

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  37. Content type: Research article

    Diabetes mellitus is a growing cause of disease burden globally. Its management is multifaceted, and adherence to pharmacotherapy is known to play a significant role in glycaemic control. Data on medication ad...

    Authors: Leopold Ndemnge Aminde, Maxime Tindong, Calypse A. Ngwasiri, Jeannine A. Aminde, Tsi Njim, Azingala Ajua Fondong and Noah Fongwen Takah

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2019 19:35

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  38. Content type: Research article

    To compare neurocognitive functioning of Type 1 diabetic mellitus (T1DM) and healthy adults, and explore risk factors of cognitive dysfunction of T1DM patients, especially the association between cognitive imp...

    Authors: Xin Ding, Chen Fang, Xiang Li, Yong-Jun Cao, Qi-Lin Zhang, Yun Huang, Jian Pan and Xia Zhang

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2019 19:34

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  39. Content type: Research article

    As a member of peroxiredoxin (PRX) family, PRX3 is predominantly located in mitochondria and plays an important role of free radical scavenging. Since a body of evidence demonstrated the involvement of PRX3 in...

    Authors: Hou-Li Liu, Tian-Tian Li, Ai-Qun Yu, Jingmin Li, Xiaoyan Li, Lianqin Li and Tomonori Kaifu

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2019 19:32

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  40. Content type: Research article

    type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is a complicated disease that can affect bone health, but the change in bone biochemical markers caused by T2DM was controversial, so the aim of this study was to investigate wh...

    Authors: Lianzi Wang, Tao Li, Jiaqing Liu, Xian Wu, Huihui Wang, Xuemei Li, Enjun Xu, Qiuli Chen, Chuan Yan, Huimin Li, Yuanhong Xu and Wei Wei

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2019 19:31

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  41. Content type: Research article

    Irregular menstruation is clinically associated with an increased risk for ovarian cancer and disease-related mortality. This relationship remains poorly understood, and a mechanism explaining it has yet to be...

    Authors: Jiao Jiao, Matthew Sagnelli, Bei Shi, Yuanyuan Fang, Ziqi Shen, Tianyu Tang, Bingying Dong, Da Li and Xiuxia Wang

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2019 19:30

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  42. Content type: Research article

    To determine the relation between daily glycemic fluturation and the intestinal mucosal barrier dysfunction in type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM).

    Authors: Lijuan Shen, Li Ao, Haoben Xu, Junfeng Shi, Dali You, Xiuwen Yu, Weixin Xu, Jie Sun and Fei Wang

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2019 19:29

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  43. Content type: Research article

    Although snoring has been previously reported to be associated with metabolic syndrome (MetS), its interaction with body mass index(BMI) on MetS remains unclear. We aimed to examine the individual effects and ...

    Authors: Yanyan Li, Qian Gao, Lu Li, Yanan Shen, Qing Lu, Jianjun Huang, Chenming Sun, Hui Wang, Nan Qiao, Cong Wang, Haixia Zhang and Tong Wang

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2019 19:28

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