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  1. Apart from PRKAR1A mutations in a subset of cyclical Cushing’s syndrome due to primary pigmented nodular adrenocortical disease, the molecular basis of cyclical Cushing’s syndrome has not been investigated. We sp...

    Authors: Sunita M. C. De Sousa, Jim Manavis, Jinghua Feng, Paul Wang, Andreas W. Schreiber, Hamish S. Scott and David J. Torpy

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2020 20:18

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  2. Pituitary adenomas (PA) have an increased potential for relapse in one to 5 years after resection. In this study, we investigated the genetic differences in genomic DNA of primary and rapidly recurrent tumours...

    Authors: Raitis Peculis, Inga Balcere, Ilze Radovica-Spalvina, Ilze Konrade, Olivija Caune, Kaspars Megnis, Vita Rovite, Janis Stukens, Jurijs Nazarovs, Austra Breiksa, Aigars Kiecis, Ivars Silamikelis, Valdis Pirags and Janis Klovins

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2020 20:17

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  3. Strict glycaemic control early in the treatment process has been shown to reduce the occurrence of micro- and macro- vascular complications of diabetes in the long-term. Thus, treatment guidelines advise early...

    Authors: Kyriakos Souliotis, Anastasios Koutsovasilis, Georgia Vatheia, Christina Golna, Sofia Nikolaidi, Erifili Hatziagelaki, Kalliopi Kotsa, Theocharis Koufakis, Andreas Melidonis, Athanasia Papazafiropoulou, Nikolaos Tentolouris, Evangelia Siami and Alexios Sotiropoulos

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2020 20:16

    Content type: Research article

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  4. Self- management is vital to the control of diabetes. This study aims to assess the diabetes self-care behaviours of patients attending two tertiary hospitals in Gauteng, South Africa. The study also seeks to ...

    Authors: Chipo Mutyambizi, Milena Pavlova, Charles Hongoro and Wim Groot

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2020 20:15

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  5. The risk of colon or breast cancer in metabolically healthy obese (MHO) were lower than that in metabolically abnormal obese (MAO). We hypothesized that the risk of incident gastric cancer in MHO is lower than...

    Authors: Yoshitaka Hashimoto, Masahide Hamaguchi, Akihiro Obora, Takao Kojima and Michiaki Fukui

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2020 20:11

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  6. Medically-tailored meal programs that provide home-delivered medically-appropriate food are an emerging intervention when type 2 diabetes co-occurs with food insecurity (limited or uncertain access to nutritio...

    Authors: Seth A. Berkowitz, Naysha N. Shahid, Jean Terranova, Barbara Steiner, Melanie P. Ruazol, Roshni Singh, Linda M. Delahanty and Deborah J. Wexler

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2020 20:10

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  7. Primary aldosteronism (PA) plus subclinical Cushing’s syndrome (SCS), PASCS, has occasionally been reported. We aimed to clinically characterize patients with PASCS who are poorly profiled.

    Authors: Shigemitsu Yasuda, Yusuke Hikima, Yusuke Kabeya, Shinichiro Iida, Yoichi Oikawa, Masashi Isshiki, Ikuo Inoue, Akira Shimada and Mitsuhiko Noda

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2020 20:9

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  8. Although there are numerous studies on the global prevalence of cardiometabolic risk factors (CMRFs) in military personnel, the pooled prevalence of CMRFs in this population remains unclear. We aimed to system...

    Authors: Fereshteh Baygi, Kimmo Herttua, Olaf Chresten Jensen, Shirin Djalalinia, Armita Mahdavi Ghorabi, Hamid Asayesh and Mostafa Qorbani

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2020 20:8

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  9. Highly walkable neighbourhoods may increase transport-related and leisure-time physical activity and thus decrease the risk for obesity and obesity-related diseases, such as type 2 diabetes (T2D).

    Authors: Nadja Kartschmit, Robynne Sutcliffe, Mark Patrick Sheldon, Susanne Moebus, Karin Halina Greiser, Saskia Hartwig, Detlef Thürkow, Ulrike Stentzel, Neeltje van den Berg, Kathrin Wolf, Werner Maier, Annette Peters, Salman Ahmed, Corinna Köhnke, Rafael Mikolajczyk, Andreas Wienke…

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2020 20:7

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  10. Patients with primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT) may be asymptomatic, and some may present with normocalcemic PHPT (NPHPT). Patients with vitamin D deficiency may also be asymptomatic, with normal calcium and ...

    Authors: Yanhong Guo, Qin Wang, Chunyan Lu, Pianpian Fan, Jing Li, Ximing Luo and Decai Chen

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2020 20:5

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  11. In the United States (U.S.), the prevalence of both diagnosed and undiagnosed type 2 diabetes (T2D) is nearly twice as high among Mexican-origin Hispanic/Latino adults compared to non-Hispanic Whites. Rates of...

    Authors: Jessikah Morales, Namino Glantz, Arianna Larez, Wendy Bevier, Mary Conneely, Ludi Fan, Beverly Reed, Carlos Alatorre, Rosirene Paczkowski, Tamim Ahmed, Andrew Mackenzie, Ian Duncan and David Kerr

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2020 20:4

    Content type: Study protocol

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  12. Several studies have shown that normal weight with central obesity (NWCO) is associated with cardiovascular disease risk factors such as hypertension, dyslipidemia and diabetes. However, the relationship betwe...

    Authors: Takako Shirasawa, Hirotaka Ochiai, Takahiko Yoshimoto, Satsue Nagahama, Akihiro Watanabe, Reika Yoshida and Akatsuki Kokaze

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2020 20:2

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  13. Mannan-binding lectin (MBL) is a main component of the lectin pathway of the complement system. Lower MBL levels are associated with, among other conditions, hypothyroidism and adverse pregnancy outcomes. In t...

    Authors: Malgorzata Karbownik-Lewinska, Jan Stepniak, Magdalena Marcinkowska, Adrian Krygier and Andrzej Lewinski

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2020 20:1

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  14. Irisin is a myokine that leads to increased energy expenditure by stimulating the browning of white adipose tissue. We aimed to investigate the association of serum irisin levels with metabolic parameters in m...

    Authors: Lizhi Tang, Yuzhen Tong, Fang Zhang, Guilin Chen, Yun Cong Zhang, John Jobin and Nanwei Tong

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2019 19:147

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  15. The relationship between renal function and bone mineral density (BMD) is controversial. The aim of this study was to determine the relationship of renal function with BMD and osteoporosis risk in healthy post...

    Authors: Shuang Li, Junkun Zhan, Yanjiao Wang, Yi Wang, Jieyu He, Wu Huang, Zhifeng Sheng and Youshuo Liu

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2019 19:146

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  16. Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the most common endocrinopathy in women of reproductive age, characterized by hyperandrogenism, oligomenorrhea, polycystic ovary morphology, and insulin resistance. Vitamin ...

    Authors: Do Kyeong Song, Hyejin Lee, Young Sun Hong and Yeon-Ah Sung

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2019 19:145

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  17. The use of immune checkpoint inhibitor (ICI) therapy is becoming a standard of care for several cancers. Monoclonal antibodies targeting cytotoxic T-lymphocyte antigen-4 (CTLA-4) and programmed cell death prot...

    Authors: Marco Zezza, Christophe Kosinski, Carine Mekoguem, Laura Marino, Haithem Chtioui, Nelly Pitteloud and Faiza Lamine

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2019 19:144

    Content type: Case report

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  18. Diabetes mellitus causes multiple medical, psychological and sexual problems in both men and women. Sexual dysfunction is one of those problems that lead to a strong social and psychological problem which adve...

    Authors: Adane Asefa, Tadesse Nigussie, Andualem Henok and Yitagesu Mamo

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2019 19:141

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  19. Diabetes self-management education can be helpful for patients with type 2 diabetes in managing their condition. We aimed to study the effects of the group-based PRoactive Interdisciplinary Self-MAnagement (PR...

    Authors: Esther du Pon, Nanne Kleefstra, Frits Cleveringa, Ad van Dooren, Eibert R. Heerdink and Sandra van Dulmen

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2019 19:139

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  20. To evaluate the impact of treatment with recombinant human growth hormone (rhGH; Omnitrope®) on the risk of diabetes mellitus in adults with growth hormone deficiency (GHD), using data from the ongoing PATRO A...

    Authors: Paolo Beck-Peccoz, Charlotte Höybye, Robert D. Murray, Suat Simsek, Markus Zabransky, Hichem Zouater and Günter Stalla

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2019 19:138

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  21. Body posture may be disordered by vestibular dysfunction, neurological disorders, problems with the distribution of muscle tone, brain injuries, and other dysfunctions. Growth hormone deficiency (GHD) can lead...

    Authors: Magdalena Kobylińska, Roksana Malak, Katarzyna Majewska, Andrzej Kędzia and Włodzimierz Samborski

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2019 19:137

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  22. Abdominal obesity and presence of the metabolic syndrome (MetS) significantly increase the risk of developing diseases such as Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) with escalating emergence of MetS and T2DM constit...

    Authors: Doris Pierce, Lea Merone, Chris Lewis, Tony Rahman, John Croese, Alex Loukas, Malcolm McDonald, Paul Giacomin and Robyn McDermott

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2019 19:136

    Content type: Study protocol

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  23. The burden of non-communicable diseases is growing rapidly in low- and middle-income countries. Research suggests that health interventions that aim to improve patient self-management and empower patients to c...

    Authors: Nina Abrahams, Lucy Gilson, Naomi S. Levitt and Joel A. Dave

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2019 19:133

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  24. This analysis evaluates the cost-effectiveness of insulin degludec (degludec) versus biosimilar insulin glargine U100 (glargine U100) in patients with type 1 (T1DM) and type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) in Bulga...

    Authors: Monika Russel-Szymczyk, Vasil Valov, Alexandra Savova and Manoela Manova

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2019 19:132

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  25. Finding the relationship between the major dietary patterns and cardiometabolic phenotypes could be used for planning prevention programs based on the cultural and dietary habits to prevent transient from a me...

    Authors: Leila Nikniaz, Mahdieh Abbasalizad Farhangi, Jafar Sadegh Tabrizi and Zeinab Nikniaz

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2019 19:131

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  26. Abscess in the thyroid gland is a rare but severe infectious disease. The condition can have anatomic or iatrogenic underlying causes. If untreated it could be fatal. Pathogens vary considerably. Treatment is ...

    Authors: Henrik Falhammar, Göran Wallin and Jan Calissendorff

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2019 19:130

    Content type: Case report

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  27. Nerves and neurotrophic growth factors are emerging promoters of cancer growth. The precursor for Nerve Growth Factor (proNGF) is overexpressed in thyroid cancer, but its potential role as a clinical biomarker...

    Authors: Christopher W. Rowe, Sam Faulkner, Jonathan W. Paul, Jorge M. Tolosa, Craig Gedye, Cino Bendinelli, Katie Wynne, Shaun McGrath, John Attia, Roger Smith and Hubert Hondermarck

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2019 19:128

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  28. We measured the concentrations of the adipocytokines vaspin and visfatin in obese Chinese children. Furthermore, we studied the correlation of these adipocytokines with early-onset metabolic and vascular seque...

    Authors: Chunyan Yin, Wei Hu, Ming Wang and Yanfeng Xiao

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2019 19:127

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  29. At present, the proportion of undiagnosed diabetes in Chinese adults is as high as 15.5%. People with diabetes who are not treated and controlled in time may have various complications, such as cardiovascular ...

    Authors: Siyu Liu, Yue Gao, Yuhang Shen, Min Zhang, Jingjing Li and Pinghui Sun

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2019 19:126

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  30. Compositional abnormalities in lipoproteins and cardiovascular risk factors play an important role in the progression of diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN). This systematic review aimed to estimate the predi...

    Authors: Syed Shah Zaman Haider Naqvi, Saber Imani, Hossein Hosseinifard, Qing-Lian Wen, M. Naveed Shahzad, Iqra Ijaz, Youcai Deng, Man Guo and Yong Xu

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2019 19:125

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  31. The present study aimed to investigate the prognostic significance of preoperative main pancreatic duct dilation and the neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio (PD-NLR) in pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (PNETs) of t...

    Authors: Bo Zhou, Canyang Zhan, Jie Xiang, Yuan Ding and Sheng Yan

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2019 19:123

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  32. Benign thyroid nodules (BTN) are frequently diagnosed as papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC), leading to unnecessary treatment. We found that plasma lncRNA DLG1-AS1 was upregulated in PTC patients but not in BTN...

    Authors: Tao He, Huan Wang, Jiangming Sun, Jie Wu, Fakuo Gong, Shujun Li, Hui Wang and Yufeng Li

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2019 19:122

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  33. Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is an acute, major, life-threatening complication of diabetes that requires immediate treatment. Allergic reaction to insulin is rare, especially when using recombinant human insuli...

    Authors: Anh Dat Nguyen, Chinh Quoc Luong, Hieu Chi Chu, Van Khoa Dieu Nguyen, Chi Van Nguyen, Tuan Anh Nguyen, Quan Huu Nguyen, Ton Duy Mai, Dinh Van Nguyen, Bay Quang Nguyen, Thong Huu Tran, Phuong Viet Dao, Dat Tuan Nguyen, Nguyet Nhu Nguyen and Son Ngoc Do

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2019 19:121

    Content type: Case report

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  34. Agenesis of the dorsal pancreas (ADP) is clinically rare, and it is usually accompanied by abdominal pain. Various disorders of glucose metabolism associating with ADP have been reported, but there are only tw...

    Authors: Tian Yang, Xudan Yang, Luping Wang and Jun Mo

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2019 19:120

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  35. The shape of the glucose response curve during an oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) can predict β-cell function and insulin resistance. However, there have been few studies conducted on Chinese people. Thus, ...

    Authors: Xinqi Cheng, Na Yang, Yuxiu Li, Qi Sun, Ling Qiu, Lingling Xu, Fan Ping, Wei Li and Huabing Zhang

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2019 19:119

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  36. Diabetes is 7th largest cause of death worldwide, and prevalence is increasing rapidly in low-and middle-income countries. There is an urgent need to develop and test interventions to prevent and control diabe...

    Authors: Joanna Morrison, Kohenour Akter, Hannah Maria Jennings, Tasmin Nahar, Abdul Kuddus, Sanjit Kumer Shaha, Naveed Ahmed, Carina King, Hassan Haghparast-Bidgoli, Anthony Costello, A. K. Azad Khan, Kishwar Azad and Edward Fottrell

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2019 19:118

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  37. Exercise is known to induce multiple beneficial conditioning processes. Conversely, although exercise may generate several hormonal effects, an intrinsic hormonal conditioning process has not been reported. In...

    Authors: Flavio A. Cadegiani and Claudio E. Kater

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2019 19:117

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  38. We report a novel mutation within the StAR gene, causing congenital adrenal hyperplasia, with the so far unreported association with heterochromia iridis.

    Authors: Vera Splittstösser, Felix Schreiner, Bettina Gohlke, Maik Welzel, Paul-Martin Holterhus and Joachim Woelfle

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2019 19:116

    Content type: Case report

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  39. The prevalence of obesity and its comorbidities, including type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), is dramatically increasing throughout the world; however, the underlying aetiology is incompletely understood. Genome...

    Authors: Naomi L. Cook, Milos Pjanic, Andrew G. Emmerich, Abhiram S. Rao, Susanne Hetty, Joshua W. Knowles, Thomas Quertermous, Casimiro Castillejo-López and Erik Ingelsson

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2019 19:115

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  40. Pituitary metastasis is a rare condition with a poor prognosis. Very few patients with pituitary metastasis are symptomatic. It is often associated with presence of co-existing metastases to other organs. Isol...

    Authors: Sirinart Sirinvaravong, Peeradon Vibhatavata, Paweena Chunharojrith, Pornsuk Cheunsuchon and Sutin Sriussadaporn

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2019 19:114

    Content type: Case report

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  41. Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the fourth most commonly diagnosed gastrointestinal (GI) malignancy and the third leading cause of cancer-related death worldwide. In the current case-control study, an association b...

    Authors: Ghodratollah Soltani, Arash Poursheikhani, Maryam Yassi, Abdorasool Hayatbakhsh, Matin Kerachian and Mohammad Amin Kerachian

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2019 19:113

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  42. Cytologically indeterminate thyroid nodules currently present a challenge for clinical decision-making. The main aim of our study was to determine whether the classifications, American College of Radiology (AC...

    Authors: Thayse Lozovoy Madsen Barbosa, Cleo Otaviano Mesa Junior, Hans Graf, Teresa Cavalvanti, Marcus Adriano Trippia, Ricardo Torres da Silveira Ugino, Gabriel Lucca de Oliveira, Victor Hugo Granella and Gisah Amaral de Carvalho

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2019 19:112

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  43. Barakat syndrome is an autosomal dominant rare genetic disease caused by haploinsufficiency of the GATA binding protein 3 (GATA3) gene. It is also known as HDR syndrome, and is characterized by varying degrees of...

    Authors: Anne D. D. Joseph, Nirmala D. Sirisena, Thirunavukarasu Kumanan, Vathualan Sujanitha, Veronika Strelow, Raina Yamamoto, Stefan Wieczorek and Vajira H. W. Dissanayake

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2019 19:111

    Content type: Case report

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