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  1. Diagnostic discordance for osteoporosis is the observation that the T-score of an individual patient varies from one key measurement site to another, falling into two different diagnostic categories identified...

    Authors: Alireza Moayyeri, Akbar Soltani, Nasibeh Khaleghnejad Tabari, Mohsen Sadatsafavi, Arash Hossein-neghad and Bagher Larijani

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2005 5:3

    Content type: Research article

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  2. Diabetes mellitus is a chronic metabolic disorder characterized by hyperglycaemia. Increased oxidative stress and decreased antioxidant levels are the leading cause of diabetes and diabetic complications. So i...

    Authors: Satyanarayana Sreemantula, Eswar K Kilari, Vishnu A Vardhan and Rajasekhar Jaladi

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2005 5:2

    Content type: Research article

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  3. Biochemical testing for pheochromocytoma by measurement of fractionated plasma metanephrines is limited by false positive rates of up to 18% in people without known genetic predisposition to the disease. The p...

    Authors: Anna M Sawka, Lehana Thabane, Amiram Gafni, Mitchell Levine and William F Young Jr

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2005 5:1

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  4. Alterations in carbohydrate metabolism are frequently observed in cirrhosis. We conducted this study to define the prevalence of diabetes mellitus (DM) and impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) in Iranian patients ...

    Authors: Seyed M Alavian, Behzad Hajarizadeh, Fariborz Nematizadeh and Bagher Larijani

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2004 4:4

    Content type: Research article

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  5. Malignant neoplasia of the adrenal cortex is usually associated with very poor prognosis. When adrenocortical neoplasms are diagnosed in the early stages, distinction between carcinoma and adenoma can be very ...

    Authors: Angela S Barbosa, Luciano R Giacaglia, Regina M Martin, Berenice B Mendonca and Chin J Lin

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2004 4:3

    Content type: Research article

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  6. Fractionated plasma metanephrine measurements are commonly used in biochemical testing in search of pheochromocytoma.

    Authors: Anna M Sawka, Ally PH Prebtani, Lehana Thabane, Amiram Gafni, Mitchell Levine and William F Young Jr

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2004 4:2

    Content type: Research article

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  7. Many mechanistic steps underlying nutrient-stimulated insulin secretion (NSIS) are poorly understood. The influence of intracellular pH (pHi) on insulin secretion is widely documented, and can be used as an inves...

    Authors: Subhadra C Gunawardana, Jonathan V Rocheleau, W Steven Head and David W Piston

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2004 4:1

    Content type: Research article

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  8. Newly diagnosed insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus is characterised by a temporary recovery of endogeneous insulin ("remission") after the beginning of medical treatment with subcutaneous insulin injections. ...

    Authors: Thomas Linn, Marion Mann, Markus Mann, Reinhard G Bretzel and Rolf H Boedeker

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2003 3:5

    Content type: Study protocol

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  9. The combination of transfusion and chelation therapy has dramatically extended the life expectancy of thalassemic patients. The main objective of this study is to determine the prevalence of prominent thalasse...

    Authors: Alireza Abdollah Shamshirsaz, Mir Reza Bekheirnia, Mohammad Kamgar, Nima Pourzahedgilani, Navid Bouzari, Mohammadreza Habibzadeh, Reza Hashemi, Amirhooshang Abdollah Shamshirsaz, Shahriar Aghakhani, Hooman Homayoun and Bagher Larijani

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2003 3:4

    Content type: Research article

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  10. Glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) and its agonists are under assessment in treatment of type 2 diabetes, by virtue of their antidiabetic actions, which include stimulation of insulin secretion, inhibition of glu...

    Authors: Margaret T Behme, John Dupré and Thomas J McDonald

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2003 3:3

    Content type: Research article

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  11. Tyrosine hydroxylase (TH) activity and its possible participation in the control of insulin secretion were studied in pancreatic islets of adult Wistar rats fed a standard commercial diet (SD) or carbohydrates...

    Authors: María I Borelli, Modesto Rubio, María E García, Luis E Flores and Juan J Gagliardino

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2003 3:2

    Content type: Research article

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  12. The incidence and risk factors for diabetic ketoacidosis (diabetic ketoacidosis) and hyperglycemic hyperosmolar syndrome (hyperglycemic hyperosmolar syndrome, previously called non-ketotic hyperosmolar coma) h...

    Authors: Kevin C Abbott, Victor J Bernet, Lawrence Y Agodoa and Christina M Yuan

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2003 3:1

    Content type: Research article

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  13. Autonomous thyroid nodules can be treated by a variety of methods. We assessed the efficacy of percutaneous ethanol injection in treating autonomous thyroid nodules.

    Authors: Bagher Larijani, Mohammad Pajouhi, Hossein Ghanaati, Mohammad-Hassan Bastanhagh, Fereshteh Abbasvandi, Kazem Firooznia, Mahmood Shirzad, Mohammad-Reza Amini, Maryam Sarai, Nasreen Abbasvandi and Reza Baradar-Jalili

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2002 2:3

    Content type: Research article

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  14. It has become increasingly clear that β-cell failure plays a critical role in the pathogenesis of type 2 diabetes. Free-radical mediated β-cell damage has been intensively studied in type 1 diabetes, but not i...

    Authors: Björn Tyrberg, Kamen A Anachkov, Sergio A Dib, Jessica Wang-Rodriguez, Kun-Ho Yoon and Fred Levine

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2002 2:2

    Content type: Research article

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