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  1. Content type: Research article

    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 ...

    Authors: Muhammed Kizilgul, Ozgur Ozcelik, Selvihan Beysel, Hakan Akinci, Seyfullah Kan, Bekir Ucan, Mahmut Apaydin and Erman Cakal

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2017 17:62

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  2. Content type: Research article

    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...

    Authors: Xinfeng Yan, Peicheng Li, Zhaosheng Tang and Bo Feng

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2017 17:60

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  3. Content type: Case report

    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...

    Authors: Saori Kadowaki, Tomohiro Hori, Hideki Matsumoto, Kaori Kanda, Michio Ozeki, Yu Shirakami, Norio Kawamoto, Hidenori Ohnishi and Toshiyuki Fukao

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2017 17:59

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  4. Content type: Research article

    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...

    Authors: Masahiro Iwasaku, Maki Shinzawa, Shiro Tanaka, Kimihiko Kimachi and Koji Kawakami

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2017 17:58

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  5. Content type: Case report

    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.

    Authors: Georgios Boutzios, Helen Sarlanis, Anna Kolindou, Antigoni Velidaki and Theodore Karatzas

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2017 17:57

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  6. Content type: Research article

    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...

    Authors: Lazaros Konstantinidis, Tania Carron, Eva de Ancos, Léonie Chinet, Isabelle Hagon-Traub, Emilie Zuercher and Isabelle Peytremann-Bridevaux

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2017 17:56

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  7. Content type: Research article

    This study aimed to investigate preoperative somatostatin analogs (SSAs) treatment on the surgical outcome in patients with acromegaly.

    Authors: Lian Duan, Huijuan Zhu, Bing Xing and Feng Gu

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2017 17:55

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  8. Content type: 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...

    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…

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2017 17:54

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  9. Content type: Research article

    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...

    Authors: Driton Vela, Jovica Leshoski, Zana Vela, Muharrem Jakupaj, Mitko Mladenov and Ramadan B. Sopi

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2017 17:53

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  10. Content type: Study protocol

    dsd-LIFE is a comprehensive cross-sectional clinical outcome study of individuals with disorders/differences of sex development (DSD). This study focuses on various rare genetic conditions characterized by imp...

    Authors: Robert Röhle, Katharina Gehrmann, Maria Szarras-Czapnik, Hedi Claahsen-van der Grinten, Catherine Pienkowski, Claire Bouvattier, Peggy Cohen-Kettenis, Anna Nordenström, Ute Thyen and Birgit Köhler

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2017 17:52

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  11. Content type: Research article

    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...

    Authors: María R. Alhambra-Expósito, María J. Molina-Puerta, María I. Prior-Sánchez, Gregorio Manzano-García, Alfonso Calañas-Continente and María A. Gálvez-Moreno

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2017 17:51

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  12. Content type: Research article

    Acromegaly is a rare, slowly progressive disorder resulting from excessive growth hormone (GH) production by a pituitary somatotroph tumor. The objective of this study was to examine acromegaly treatment outco...

    Authors: John D. Carmichael, Michael S. Broder, Dasha Cherepanov, Eunice Chang, Adam Mamelak, Qayyim Said, Maureen P. Neary and Vivien Bonert

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2017 17:49

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  13. Content type: Research article

    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...

    Authors: Romana Bohuslavova, Radka Cerychova, Katerina Nepomucka and Gabriela Pavlinkova

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2017 17:48

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  14. Content type: Research article

    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;...

    Authors: L. M Shepherd, A. A Tahrani, C Inman, W Arlt and D. M Carrick-Sen

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2017 17:47

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  15. Content type: Study protocol

    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...

    Authors: Janet Page-Reeves, Lidia Regino, Cristina Murray-Krezan, Molly Bleecker, Erik Erhardt, Mark Burge, Elaine Bearer and Shiraz Mishra

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2017 17:46

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  16. Content type: Case report

    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...

    Authors: Maulee Hiromi Arambewela, Kamani Danushka Liyanarachchi, Noel P. Somasundaram, Aruna S. Pallewatte and Gamini L. Punchihewa

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2017 17:45

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  17. Content type: Research article

    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)....

    Authors: Chanchira Phosat, Pornpimol Panprathip, Noppanath Chumpathat, Pattaneeya Prangthip, Narisara Chantratita, Ngamphol Soonthornworasiri, Somchai Puduang and Karunee Kwanbunjan

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2017 17:44

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  18. Content type: Research article

    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...

    Authors: Alison J. Dawson, Eric S. Kilpatrick, Anne-Marie Coady, Abeer M. M. Elshewehy, Youssra Dakroury, Lina Ahmed, Stephen L. Atkin and Thozhukat Sathyapalan

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2017 17:41

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  19. Content type: Research article

    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...

    Authors: Josefin Henninger, Araz Rawshani, Ann Hammarstedt and Björn Eliasson

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2017 17:40

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  20. Content type: Research article

    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...

    Authors: Meng Zhang, Ping Zhao, Xiaodan Shi, Ahong Zhao, Lianfeng Zhang and Lin Zhou

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2017 17:39

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  21. Content type: Research article

    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...

    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

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2017 17:38

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  22. Content type: Research article

    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...

    Authors: Geoffrey Omuse, Daniel Maina, Mariza Hoffman, Jane Mwangi, Caroline Wambua, Elizabeth Kagotho, Angela Amayo, Peter Ojwang, Zulfiqarali Premji, Kiyoshi Ichihara and Rajiv Erasmus

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2017 17:37

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in BMC Endocrine Disorders 2017 17:43

  23. Content type: Research article

    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.

    Authors: Maudrene L. Tan, Chuen S. Tan, Konstadina Griva, Yung S. Lee, Jeannette Lee, E. S. Tai, Eric Y. Khoo and Hwee-Lin Wee

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2017 17:36

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  24. Content type: Case report

    Spontaneous haemorrhage into a parathyroid adenoma is a rare and potentially life-threatening presentation.

    Authors: Aoife Garrahy, David Hogan, James Paul O’Neill and Amar Agha

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2017 17:35

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in BMC Endocrine Disorders 2017 17:42

  25. Content type: Research article

    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 ...

    Authors: J. Downing, H. Gleeson, P.E. Clayton, J.R.E. Davis, P. Dimitri, J. Wales, B. Young and P. Callery

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2017 17:33

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  26. Content type: Research article

    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),...

    Authors: Carol H. Wysham, Patrick Lefebvre, Dominic Pilon, Mike Ingham, Marie-Hélène Lafeuille, Bruno Emond, Rhiannon Kamstra, Wing Chow, Michael Pfeifer and Mei Sheng Duh

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2017 17:32

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  27. Content type: Research article

    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...

    Authors: Joni S. Williams, Kinfe G. Bishu, Alessandra St. Germain and Leonard E. Egede

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2017 17:31

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  28. Content type: Research article

    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 ...

    Authors: Jaweed Akhter, Asma Ahmed, Minaz Mawani, Laila Lakhani, Ayaz Kalsekar, Shehla Tabassum and Najmul Islam

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2017 17:30

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  29. Content type: Research article

    Patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) may develop color vision impairment. This study aimed to determine the prevalence and factors associated with impaired color vision in patients with T2DM but witho...

    Authors: N. C. Tan, W. F. Yip, S. Kallakuri, U. Sankari and Y. L. E. Koh

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2017 17:29

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  30. Content type: Research article

    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...

    Authors: Weiwei Zhang, Zhen Yang, Yixin Niu, Xiaoyong Li, Lingfei Zhu, Shuai Lu, Hongmei Zhang, Jiangao Fan, Guang Ning, Li Qin and Qing Su

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2017 17:28

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  31. Content type: Research article

    Increased carotid-femoral pulse wave velocity (PWV) has been associated with incident cardiovascular disease, independently of traditional risk factors. Cardiac autonomic dysfunction is a common complication o...

    Authors: Stamatina Chorepsima, Ioanna Eleftheriadou, Anastasios Tentolouris, Ioannis Moyssakis, Athanasios Protogerou, Alexandros Kokkinos, Petros P. Sfikakis and Nikolaos Tentolouris

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2017 17:27

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  32. Content type: Research article

    Androsterone glucuronide (ADTG) concentrations have been suggested as a marker of the effects of androgens at the target tissue level. As the mechanism for hyperandrogenemia in obese and nonobese polycystic ov...

    Authors: Li-Wei Cho, Thozhukat Sathyapalan, Eric S Kilpatrick, Brian G Keevil, Adrian G Miller, Anne M Coady, Lina Ahmed and Stephen L Atkin

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2017 17:26

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  33. Content type: Study protocol

    Cognitive impairment is common in type 2 diabetes mellitus, and there is a strong association between type 2 diabetes and Alzheimer’s disease. However, we do not know which type 2 diabetes patients will dement...

    Authors: Sheila K. Patel, Carolina Restrepo, Emilio Werden, Leonid Churilov, Elif I. Ekinci, Piyush M. Srivastava, Jay Ramchand, Bryan Wai, Brian Chambers, Christopher J. O’Callaghan, David Darby, Vladimir Hachinski, Toby Cumming, Geoff Donnan, Louise M. Burrell and Amy Brodtmann

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2017 17:24

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  34. Content type: Research article

    Many studies indicated that mean platelet volume (MPV) and platelet distribution width (PDW) may be valuable in the diagnosis and management of clinical disorders; also, serum butyrylcholinesterase activity (B...

    Authors: Suzan Omar Mousa, Samira Zein Sayed, Mahmoud Mohammed Moussa and Ahmed Hamdy Hassan

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2017 17:23

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  35. Content type: Study protocol

    Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) patients experience many psychosocial problems related to their diabetes. These often lead to emotional disorders such as distress, stress, anxiety and depression, resulting in ...

    Authors: Boon-How Chew, Rimke C. Vos, Sazlina Shariff Ghazali, Nurainul Hana Shamsuddin, Aaron Fernandez, Firdaus Mukhtar, Mastura Ismail, Azainorsuzila Mohd Ahad, Narayanan N. Sundram, Siti Zubaidah Mohd Ali and Guy E. H. M. Rutten

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2017 17:22

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  36. Content type: Erratum

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2017 17:21

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    The original article was published in BMC Endocrine Disorders 2016 16:23

  37. Content type: Research article

    Previous research has failed to examine more than one self-care behaviour in type 2 diabetes patients in Ghana. The purpose of this study is to investigate adult Ghanaian type 2 diabetes patients’ adherence to...

    Authors: Victor Mogre, Zakaria Osman Abanga, Flora Tzelepis, Natalie A. Johnson and Christine Paul

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2017 17:20

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  38. Content type: Research article

    The epidemic rise of diabetes carries major negative public health and economic consequences particularly for low and middle-income countries. The highest predicted percentage growth in diabetes is in the sub-...

    Authors: Andrew Bastawrous, Wanjiku Mathenge, Kevin Wing, Madeleine Bastawrous, Hillary Rono, Helen A. Weiss, David Macleod, Allen Foster, Tunde Peto, Peter Blows, Matthew Burton and Hannah Kuper

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2017 17:19

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  39. Content type: Research article

    Associations between lung function and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) have been reported. However, evidence from large-scale populations about the relationship is scarce. The objective of the study ...

    Authors: Li Qin, Weiwei Zhang, Zhen Yang, Yixin Niu, Xiaoyong Li, Shuai Lu, Yin Xing, Ning Lin, Hongmei Zhang, Guang Ning, Jiangao Fan and Qing Su

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2017 17:18

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  40. Content type: Case report

    Congenital combined pituitary hormone deficiency (CPHD) is a rare heterogeneous group of conditions. CPHD-type 3 (CPHD3; MIM# 221750) is caused by recessive mutations in LHX3, a LIM-homeodomain transcription fact...

    Authors: Khushnooda Ramzan, Bassam Bin-Abbas, Lolwa Al-Jomaa, Rabab Allam, Mohammed Al-Owain and Faiqa Imtiaz

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2017 17:17

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  41. Content type: Research article

    The prevalence of erectile dysfunction among diabetic men varies between 35–90%. Although erectile dysfunction is widespread among men with diabetes, the condition often remains undiagnosed and demands appropr...

    Authors: Awole Seid, Hadgu Gerensea, Shambel Tarko, Yosef Zenebe and Rahel Mezemir

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2017 17:16

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  42. Content type: Research article

    The study aim was to estimate the proportion of acromegaly patients with various comorbidities and to determine if biochemical control was associated with reduced proportion of cardiovascular risk factors.

    Authors: John D. Carmichael, Michael S. Broder, Dasha Cherepanov, Eunice Chang, Adam Mamelak, Qayyim Said, Maureen P. Neary and Vivien Bonert

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2017 17:15

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  43. Content type: Research article

    Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is considered a critical hepatic manifestation of metabolic syndrome. Berberine (BBR) exerts anti-hyperglycemic and anti-dyslipidemic effects and can also ameliorate NA...

    Authors: Li Zhao, Zhen Cang, Honglin Sun, Xiaomin Nie, Ningjian Wang and Yingli Lu

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2017 17:13

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