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  1. Metabolic syndrome (MetS), as a cluster of cardiometabolic risk factors, is a global public health concern due to its increasing prevalence. Considering the previous evidence of the association between carbohy...

    Authors: Negin Nikrad, Babak Hosseini, Azin Pakmehr, Ayda Zahiri Tousi, Abnoos Mokhtari Ardekani, Mahdieh Abbasalizad Farhangi and Reza Akhavan-Sigari
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:171
  2. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and thyroid dysfunction (TD) are two common chronic endocrine disorders that often coexist. Folate deficiency has been reported to be related with the onset and development of T...

    Authors: Lin Lin, Yushan Du, Guanyu Niu, Shuangbo Xia and Jufen Liu
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:169
  3. Insulinoma in women during pregnancy and postpartum is very rare; approximately 65% of cases are diagnosed early in pregnancy and ~ 35% immediately after delivery, few being found in middle or late pregnancy, ...

    Authors: Kiyoshi Matsumoto, Miyu Watanabe, Ken Takao, Hirokazu Takahashi, Hisashi Daido, Toshiro Shibata, Tokuyuki Hirose, Takehiro Kato, Masami Mizuno, Takuo Hirota, Tetsuya Suwa, Yukio Horikawa, Takaaki Murakami and Daisuke Yabe
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:168
  4. Primary hypothyroidism due to abnormality in the thyroid gland is the most common endocrine disease The recommended starting dose of levothyroxine replacement therapy is 1.6 µg/kg. This dose however is not opt...

    Authors: Rowan AlEjielat, Anas Khaleel, Yazan S. Batarseh, Luay Abu-Qatouseh, Suzan Al-Wawi and Toleen AlSunna
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:167
  5. Type 2 diabetes (T2D) has become a major public health threat; physical inactivity and obesity are both independent risk factors. Increasing daily physical activity (PA) significantly benefits treatment. Indiv...

    Authors: Tuula Martiskainen, Marja-Leena Lamidi, Mika Venojärvi, Heikki Tikkanen and Tiina Laatikainen
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:166
  6. Several studies have explored the connection between follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). However, the impact of FSH elevation on NAFLD remains a topic of debate. He...

    Authors: Xiaoming Li, Ning Xin, Tailin Guo, Ziyu Wu, Ying Zheng, Lan Lin, Qianwen Li and Fan Lin
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:165
  7. Autoimmune/type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) is a recently described rare occurrence following the administration of adjuvants such as coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines. This systematic review aimed t...

    Authors: Ali S Alsudais, Raghad S Alkanani, Abdulaziz B Fathi, Saleh S Almuntashiri, Jafar N Jamjoom, Mustafa A Alzhrani, Alaa Althubaiti and Suhaib Radi
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:164
  8. Low-grade inflammation plays a role in the pathogenesis of metabolic syndrome (MetS), and measuring levels of inflammatory molecules, such as high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (hs-CRP), may indicate Mets pro...

    Authors: Young Kyun Kim and Young-Mo Yang
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:163
  9. The weight-adjusted waist circumference index (WWI) is a novel obesity indicator that offers improved accuracy in assessing both muscle and fat mass compared to traditional measures. This study aimed to invest...

    Authors: Ya Zhang, Haiyang Wu, Cheng Li, Changxiong Liu, Mingjiang Liu, Xiaozhu Liu, Qiming Yin, Xianzhe Li and Ruijie Xie
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:162
  10. Obesity is associated with type 2 diabetes mellitus and chronic low-grade inflammation. Although chronic inflammatory conditions and diabetes are associated with anaemia, less is known about associations of ob...

    Authors: Sofia Christakoudi, Konstantinos K. Tsilidis, Evangelos Evangelou and Elio Riboli
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:161
  11. Persons living with HIV (PLHIV) now live longer due to effective combination antiretroviral therapy. However, emerging evidence indicates that they may be at increased risk for some cardiometabolic disorders. ...

    Authors: Jibreel Jumare, Patrick Dakum, Nadia Sam-Agudu, Peter Memiah, Rebecca Nowak, Florence Bada, Uzoamaka Oguama, George Odonye, Ruxton Adebiyi, Cristiana Cairo, Vivian Kwaghe, Clement Adebamowo, Alash’le Abimiku and Man Charurat
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:160
  12. It is not well understood whether glucose control in the early stage of acute pancreatitis(AP) is related to outcome. This study aimed to investigate the association between blood glucose time in range (TIR) o...

    Authors: Chuchen Meng, Jie Zhang, Ying Wang, Xinhua Ye and Shaohua Zhuang
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:159
  13. There is conflicting evidence on the relationship between dietary choline and betaine with metabolic markers and anthropometric characteristics. The aim of this study is to investigate the relationship between...

    Authors: Ensiye Soleimani, Abnoos Mokhtari Ardekani, Ehsan Fayyazishishavan and Mahdieh Abbasalizad Farhangi
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:158
  14. Oxidative stress (OS) is associated with a variety of non-communicable diseases, including MetS, diabetes mellitus, metabolic syndrome, and cardiovascular disease through increased production of reactive oxyge...

    Authors: Negin Nikrad, Amir Shakarami, Ayda Zahiri Tousi, Mahdieh Abbasalizad Farhangi, Abnoos Mokhtari Ardekani and Faria Jafarzadeh
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:157
  15. Insulin resistance (IR) and obesity are risk factors for hypertension; triglyceride-glucose (TyG) is known as a surrogate for IR. The present study investigated the association between the triglyceride-glucose...

    Authors: Hamid Reza Nikbakht, Farid Najafi, Ebrahim Shakiba, Mitra Darbandi, Jafar Navabi and Yahya Pasdar
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:156
  16. Human growth hormone (hGH) plays a crucial role in growth by binding to growth hormone receptor (GHR) in target cells. Binding of GH molecules to their cognate receptors triggers downstream signaling pathways ...

    Authors: Fatemeh Bitarafan, Mehrnoosh Khodaeian, Fatemeh Garrousi, Raziyeh Khalesi, Donya Ghazi Nader, Behnam Karimi, Reza Alibakhshi and Masoud Garshasbi
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:155
  17. Hyperuricemia increases morbidity and mortality in type 2 diabetic individuals. It is linked to the expansion of diabetes and cardiovascular diseases indicators, as well as being a significant predictor of cor...

    Authors: Ermiyas Alemayehu, Temesgen Fiseha, Getachew Mesfin Bambo, Samuel Sahile Kebede, Habtye Bisetegn, Mihret Tilahun, Habtu Debash, Hussen Ebrahim, Ousman Mohammed, Melaku Ashagrie Belete and Alemu Gedefie
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:153
  18. Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a reproductive hormonal abnormality and a metabolic disorder, which is frequently associated with insulin resistance (IR). We aim to investigate the potential therapeutic ef...

    Authors: Ning Ma, Jing Zhou, Zhi Zhou, Bangbei Wan and Weiying Lu
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:152
  19. Osteoporosis (OP) is one of the diseases that endanger the health of the elderly population. Klotho protein is a hormone with anti-aging effects. A few studies have discussed the relationship between Klotho an...

    Authors: Jialin Jiang, Qinyu Liu, Yaqian Mao, Nengyin Wang, Wei Lin, Liantao Li, Jixing Liang, Gang Chen, Huibin Huang and Junping Wen
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:151

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Endocrine Disorders 2024 24:93

  20. Association of vitamin D (25(OH)D) deficiency with obesity and diabetes has been well-established in paediatric and adult populations. This study aims to report the association of 25(OH)D deficiency with body ...

    Authors: Maria Majeed, Mohsin Siddiqui and Nader Lessan
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:150
  21. The higher prevalence of thyroid dysfunction in type 1 diabetes patients has been well established, whereas it is a matter of debate whether that is also observed in type 2 diabetes patients. This study was co...

    Authors: Hiroshi Iwakura, Tomoyuki Takagi, Hidefumi Inaba, Asako Doi, Yoko Ueda, Shinsuke Uraki, Ken Takeshima, Yasushi Furukawa, Tatsuya Ishibashi, Shuhei Morita, Shohei Matsuno, Masahiro Nishi, Hiroto Furuta, Taka-aki Matsuoka and Takashi Akamizu
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:146
  22. Pheochromocytoma (PCC) crisis is a rare life-threatening endocrine emergency. The diagnosis and treatment of PCC crisis, with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) as the first manifestation, is highly ch...

    Authors: Yuhua Xie, An Zhang, Min Qi, Bin Xiong, Suhua Zhang, Jianzhong Zhou and Yunxing Cao
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:145
  23. Oxidative stress is a disturbance in the natural balance between oxidative and anti-oxidative processes, which is the major effective factor in cardiovascular disorders and metabolic syndrome (MetS), due to th...

    Authors: Negin Nikrad, Amir Shakarami, Zahra Rahimi, Raheleh Janghorbanian -Poodeh, Mahdieh Abbasalizad Farhangi, Babak Hosseini and Faria Jafarzadeh
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:144
  24. Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a well-established risk factor for the progression of degenerative aortic stenosis (AS). However, no study has investigated the impact of glycemic control on the rate of AS progressio...

    Authors: In-Chang Hwang, Seok Kim, Dachung Boo, Changhyun Park, Sooyoung Yoo, Yeonyee E. Yoon and Goo-Yeong Cho
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:143
  25. Childhood obesity is one of the main concerns of public health. Considering its long-term adverse health effect, various studies investigated the effect of drug therapy on anthropometric parameters and provide...

    Authors: Zeinab Nikniaz, Leila Nikniaz, Mahdieh Abbasalizad Farhangi, Hossein Mehralizadeh and Shabnam Salekzamani
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:142
  26. As an invasive technique, selective venous sampling (SVS) is considered a useful method to identify a lesion’s location to increase the success rate of secondary surgery in patients with primary hyperparathyro...

    Authors: Xubin Yang, Xueyan Chen, Huan Xu, Junwei Chen, Bin Yao, Qiongyan Lin, Hongrong Deng and Wen Xu
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:141
  27. Diabetic nephropathy (DN) is a chronic condition resulting from microangiopathy in a high-glucose environment. The evaluation of vascular injury in DN has primarily focused on active molecules of VEGF, namely ...

    Authors: ChangYan Li, HuaChen Zhong, JingYuan Ma, Zhang Liang, Le Zhang, Tao Liu and WenXing Fan
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:140
  28. With the increasing application of immune checkpoint inhibitors (ICI) in cancer therapy, the occurrence of isolated adrenocorticotropic hormone deficiency (IAD), as an adverse effect, is also on the rise. Neve...

    Authors: Hong Chen, Lei Zhang, Lin Zhao and Xiaomu Li
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:139
  29. Gene-diet interaction plays a key role in the inter-individual differences in lipid abnormalities as a major risk factor for cardiovascular diseases (CVDs). Thus, we explored the interaction between CETP TaqB1...

    Authors: Faezeh Abaj, Zahra Esmaeily, Zeinab Naeini, Ehsan Alvandi, Masoumeh Rafiee and Fariba Koohdani
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:138
  30. Gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms are commonly observed in patients with diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA), which usually resolves completely with therapy. However, GI symptoms can persist after DKA resolves, which can...

    Authors: Rabia Khalid Alduraibi, Yosef Fahad Altowayan and Bader Tha’ar AlMharwal
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:137
  31. Previous studies have shown that insulin directly affects the risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) but the relationship between insulinaemic potential of diet and lifestyle and the T2DM risk is still unknow...

    Authors: Morteza Omrani, Mahdieh Hosseinzadeh, Sakineh Shab Bidar, Masoud Mirzaei, Farshad Teymoori, Azadeh Nadjarzadeh, Fatemeh Dehghani Firouzabadi and Seyedeh Tayebeh Rahideh
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:136
  32. A limited number of studies have evaluated the masticatory indices of individuals with obesity who only chew their food a few times and for shorter duration or who were provided with an instructional intervent...

    Authors: Nagisa Hidaka, Satoshi Kurose, Nana Takao, Takumi Miyauchi, Sachiko Nakajima, Sawako Yoshiuchi, Aya Fujii, Kazuhisa Takahashi, Hiromi Tsutsumi, Daiki Habu, Kazuhiro Taniguchi and Yutaka Kimura
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:134
  33. In the acute setting, PTH-independent hypercalcemia is typically treated with anti-resorptive agents such as zoledronic acid or denosumab. When these agents are no longer able to control hypercalcemia, several...

    Authors: Samya Faiq, Kristen Lavelle, Tina Hu, Dolores Shoback and Gregory Ku
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:133
  34. Autoimmune/inflammatory syndrome induced by adjuvants (ASIA) is characterized by immune system dysregulation after exposure to adjuvants, such as aluminum. Although cases of autoimmune thyroid diseases caused ...

    Authors: Kai Takedani, Masakazu Notsu, Naoto Ishiai, Yu Asami, Kazuhiko Uchida and Keizo Kanasaki
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:132
  35. Both metabolic syndrome (MetS) and stroke are associated with increased risk of mortality. Here, we aimed to assess the prevalence of MetS among adults using three definitions (Adult Treatment Panel III (ATP-I...

    Authors: Amir Moghadam-Ahmadi, Narjes Soltani, Fatemeh Ayoobi, Zahra Jamali, Tabandeh Sadeghi, Nazanin Jalali, Alireza Vakilian, Mohammad Amin Lotfi and Parvin khalili
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:131
  36. To compare the ability of the Cox regression and machine learning algorithms to predict the survival of patients with Anaplastic thyroid carcinoma (ATC).

    Authors: Lizhen Xu, Liangchun Cai, Zheng Zhu and Gang Chen
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:129

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:174

  37. Bilateral adrenal infarction is rare and only a small number of cases have been reported so far. Adrenal infarction is usually caused by thrombophilia or a hypercoagulable state, such as antiphospholipid antib...

    Authors: Yoshitomo Hoshino, Katsunori Manaka, Junichiro Sato, Yui Asatsuma, Hirofumi Horikoshi, Maki Takeuchi, Nobuaki Ito, Megumi Fujita, Megumi Yasunaga, Kensuke Matsuda, Akira Honda, Hiroaki Maki, Yosuke Masamoto, Mineo Kurokawa, Masaomi Nangaku and Noriko Makita
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:128
  38. Individuals with Type 2 Diabetes are likely to experience multimorbidity and accumulate multiple chronic conditions over their life. We aimed to identify causes of death and chronic conditions at the time of d...

    Authors: Laura C. Rosella, Ednah Negatu, Kathy Kornas, Casey Chu, Limei Zhou and Emmalin Buajitti
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:127
  39. The association between thyroid hormone sensitivity and thyroid cancer is unknown, and we aimed to investigate the association between sensitivity to thyroid hormone indices and papillary thyroid carcinoma (PT...

    Authors: Jie Sun, Jie Liu, Ting-ting Wu, Zhi-yuan Gu and Xiao-wen Zhang
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:126
  40. To investigate the effect of central lymph node dissection on the prognosis of patients with papillary thyroid microcarcinoma (PTMC) without clinical lymph node metastasis (cN0).

    Authors: Xiaozhang Xie, Jianwei Deng, Bingxing Zheng, Linkun Zhong and Jianhang Miao
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:125
  41. Low levels of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) and high levels of alanine aminotransferase (ALT) are related to insulin resistance, metabolic syndrome, and diabetes mellitus (DM). However, evidence...

    Authors: Changchun Cao, Haofei Hu, Yong Han, Shuting Yuan, Xiaodan Zheng, Xiaohua Zhang, Yibing Zan, Yulong Wang and Yongcheng He
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:124
  42. We present an intriguing case of primary adrenal lymphoma, with associated primary adrenal insufficiency (PAI), in a patient presenting a transitory partial 21-hydroxylase deficiency during the active phase of...

    Authors: Claudia Teti, Giampaolo Bezante, Federico Gatto, Keyvan Khorrami Chokami, Manuela Albertelli, Marco Falchi, Giulio Bovio, Sandro Teresio Nati, Diego Ferone and Mara Boschetti
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:123
  43. This study aimed to compare the cardio-metabolic, anthropometric, and liver function indices among metabolic obesity phenotypes.

    Authors: Mehrnoosh Zakerkish, Azamsadat Hoseinian, Meysam Alipour and Seyed Peyman Payami
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2023 23:122

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