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  1. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is becoming a serious health problem; the number of people with impaired renal function is rapidly rising. Progression of CKD is associated with having a number of complications, i...

    Authors: Saroj Khatiwada, Rajendra KC, Sharad Gautam, Madhab Lamsal and Nirmal Baral
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2015 15:65
  2. This is the first case report of focal seizure as a manifestation of Immunoglobulin G4 (IgG4)-related hypophysitis. IgG4-related hypophysitis is a novel category of hypophysitis. The clinical presentations, im...

    Authors: Kanchana Ngaosuwan, Therdkiat Trongwongsa and Shanop Shuangshoti
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2015 15:64
  3. Overweight and obesity are common among patients with Cushing’s syndrome (CS) and may persist in some patients even after ostensibly curative surgery, contributing to cardiometabolic dysfunction and increased ...

    Authors: Henry G. Fein, T. Brooks Vaughan III, Harvey Kushner, David Cram and Dat Nguyen
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2015 15:63
  4. Cushing’s disease is an ACTH-producing pituitary adenoma, and the primary treatment is microscopic or endoscopic transsphenoidal selective adenectomy. The aims of the present study were to evaluate whether the...

    Authors: Jon Ramm-Pettersen, Helene Halvorsen, Johan Arild Evang, Pål Rønning, Per Kristian Hol, Jens Bollerslev, Jon Berg-Johnsen and Eirik Helseth
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2015 15:62
  5. Addison’s disease, or primary adrenal insufficiency, is often associated with reduced well-being and fatigue despite use of currently recommended adrenal hormone replacement. Hypoglycaemia is a known manifesta...

    Authors: Kristina S Petersen, R. Louise Rushworth, Peter M Clifton and David J Torpy
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2015 15:61
  6. Central precocious puberty (CPP) is often familial but its genetic cause is largely unknown. Very recently, the makorin RING finger protein 3 (MKRN3) gene, located on chromosome 15 in the Prader-Willi syndrome (P...

    Authors: Anna Grandone, Grazia Cantelmi, Grazia Cirillo, Pierluigi Marzuillo, Caterina Luongo, Emanuele Miraglia del Giudice and Laura Perrone
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2015 15:60
  7. Foot ulceration is the main precursor to lower limb amputation in patients with type 2 diabetes worldwide. Biomechanical factors have been implicated in the development of foot ulceration; however the associat...

    Authors: Malindu Eranga Fernando, Robert George Crowther, Margaret Cunningham, Peter Anthony Lazzarini, Kunwarjit Singh Sangla and Jonathan Golledge
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2015 15:59
  8. Agenesis of the internal carotid artery (ICA) is a rare congenital abnormality, sporadically reported to be associated with a combined congenital hypopituitarism. Nevertheless, only a few cases have been exten...

    Authors: Stefano Stagi, Giovanna Traficante, Elisabetta Lapi, Marilena Pantaleo, Sabrina Becciani, Marzia Mortilla, Salvatore Seminara and Maurizio de Martino
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2015 15:58
  9. Diabetes mellitus (DM) leads to multiple complications, including severe hypoglycaemia events (SHEs). SHEs can impact a patient’s quality of life and compliance and may directly result in additional costs to t...

    Authors: Marcin Czech, Elżbieta Rdzanek, Justyna Pawęska, Olga Adamowicz-Sidor, Maciej Niewada and Michał Jakubczyk
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2015 15:57
  10. We evaluate the combined effect of the presence of elevated depressive symptoms and antidepressant medication use with respect to risk of type 2 diabetes among approximately 120,000 women enrolled in the Women...

    Authors: Christine Frisard, Xiangdong Gu, Brian Whitcomb, Yunsheng Ma, Penelope Pekow, Martha Zorn, Deidre Sepavich and Raji Balasubramanian
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2015 15:56
  11. Although monitoring foot skin temperatures has been associated with diabetic foot ulcer recurrence, no studies have been carried out to test the feasibility among European Caucasians. Moreover, the educational...

    Authors: Anita Skafjeld, Marjolein. M. Iversen, Ingar Holme, Lis Ribu, Kjetil Hvaal and Bente. K. Kilhovd
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2015 15:55
  12. In patients with type-2 diabetes receiving oral antidiabetic drugs (OADs), the addition of insulin is frequently required to achieve sufficient control over blood glucose levels. It is, however, difficult to p...

    Authors: Thomas Danne, Tobias Bluhmki, Jochen Seufert, Matthias Kaltheuner, Wolfgang Rathmann, Jan Beyersmann and Peter Bramlage
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2015 15:54
  13. Vitamin D deficiency has been associated with acute stroke and other cardiovascular diseases in the developed world. Low 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25OHD) has been described in some populations in Sub-Saharan Africa...

    Authors: Daniel S. Kiggundu, Edrisa Mutebi, Davis Kibirige, Rebecca Boxer, Barbara Kakande, Brian K. Kigozi and Elly Katabira
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2015 15:53
  14. Studies investigating the association between telomere length and diabetes have been inconsistent, and there are few data available investigating the associations of telomere length with diabetes duration and ...

    Authors: Andy Menke, Sarah Casagrande and Catherine C. Cowie
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2015 15:52
  15. We characterized in detail (oral and intravenous glucose tolerance tests (OGTT and IVGTT), euglycemic hyperinsulinemic clamp, adipose tissue biopsy), healthy first-degree relatives (FDR) of individuals with ty...

    Authors: Josefin Henninger, Ann Hammarstedt, Araz Rawshani and Björn Eliasson
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2015 15:51
  16. A surge in pro-inflammatory markers, Il-6 and TNF-α, has been associated with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). However, there is no data on the dynamics of these markers in T2DM Ghanaian populations. The aim o...

    Authors: Samuel N. Darko, Denis D. Yar, Ellis Owusu-Dabo, Anthony Afum-Adjei Awuah, Williams Dapaah, Nicholas Addofoh, Samson P. Salifu, Nana Y. Awua-Boateng and Fred Adomako-Boateng
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2015 15:50
  17. Some oral hypoglycemic agents (OHAs) have been suggested to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in type-2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). We ascertained if OHAs affect CVD risk in a cohort analysis of a ...

    Authors: Makito Tanabe, Takashi Nomiyama, Ryoko Motonaga, Kunitaka Murase and Toshihiko Yanase
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2015 15:49
  18. To examine whether elevated glycosylated hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) is associated with hyperfiltration in a middle-aged and elderly Chinese population.

    Authors: Wen Hu, Hairong Hao, Weinan Yu, Xiaojuan Wu and Hongwen Zhou
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2015 15:47
  19. Among patients with type 2 diabetes, insulin intensification to achieve glycemic targets occurs less often than clinically indicated. Barriers to intensification are not well understood. We present patients’ b...

    Authors: Jennifer M. Polinski, Seoyoung C. Kim, Dingfeng Jiang, Ahmed Hassoun, William H. Shrank, Xavier Cos, Efraín Rodríguez-Vigil, Shuichi Suzuki, Ikuro Matsuba, John D. Seeger, Wesley Eddings, Gregory Brill and Bradley H. Curtis
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2015 15:46
  20. China is one of the countries with the highest prevalence of diabetes in the world. We analysed all the death certificates mentioning diabetes from 2002 to 2012 in Songjiang District of Shanghai to estimate mo...

    Authors: Meiying Zhu, Jiang Li, Zhiyuan Li, Wei Luo, Dajun Dai, Scott R. Weaver, Christine Stauber, Ruiyan Luo and Hua Fu
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2015 15:45
  21. Problematic hypoglycaemia is a significant problem among people with insulin-treated type 1 and 2 diabetes mellitus, which adversely affects quality of life and leads to high societal costs. Blood glucose awar...

    Authors: Stefanie MPA Rondags, Maartje de Wit, Maurits W van Tulder, Michaela Diamant and Frank J. Snoek
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2015 15:43
  22. Hypoglycemia is the main side effect of intensified insulin therapy in type 1 diabetes and recognized as a limitation in achieving glycemic targets. Patients with impaired awareness of hypoglycemia have a thre...

    Authors: Cornelis A.J. van Beers, Susanne J. Kleijer, Erik H. Serné, Petronella H. Geelhoed-Duijvestijn, Frank J. Snoek, Mark H.H. Kramer and Michaela Diamant
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2015 15:42
  23. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is one of the most common disorders of the liver worldwide. Recently, a correlation between thyroid dysfunction and NAFLD has been discussed. Objective of the present ...

    Authors: Ulla Ludwig, Daniela Holzner, Christian Denzer, Artur Greinert, Mark Martin Haenle, Suemeyra Oeztuerk, Wolfgang Koenig, Bernhard Otto Boehm, Richard Andrew Mason, Wolfgang Kratzer and Tilmann Graeter
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2015 15:41
  24. The association between mesotheliomas and ectopic ACTH secretion has been rarely reported; we present the first case of ectopic ACTH secretion (EAS) associated with a well-differentiated peritoneal mesotheliom...

    Authors: Carmen F. Mendoza, Patricia Ontiveros, Daniel X. Xibillé and Manuel H. Rivera
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2015 15:40

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  25. Mazabraud’s syndrome is defined as the association between fibrous dysplasia and intramuscular myxomas. The syndrome was first described in 1967 and, up until now, less than 100 cases have been reported worldw...

    Authors: Doina Piciu, Elena Barbus, Andra Piciu and Bogdan Fetica
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2015 15:39
  26. Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is associated with adverse pregnancy outcomes such as preeclampsia and macrosomia. Women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) are at increased risk of developing GDM. Today...

    Authors: Ingrid Hov Odsæter, Arne Åsberg, Eszter Vanky and Sven Magnus Carlsen
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2015 15:38
  27. Lifestyle modification is fundamental to obesity treatment, but few studies have described the effects of structured lifestyle programmes specifically in bariatric patients. We sought to describe changes in an...

    Authors: Catherine Crowe, Irene Gibson, Katie Cunningham, Claire Kerins, Caroline Costello, Jane Windle, Paula M. O′Shea, Mary Hynes, Brian McGuire, Katriona Kilkelly, Helena Griffin, Tim O′Brien, Jenni Jones and Francis M Finucane
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2015 15:37
  28. The pathogenesis of diabetic cardiomyopathy (DCM) involves the enhanced activation of peroxisome proliferator activating receptor (PPAR) transcription factors, including the most prominent isoform in the heart...

    Authors: Megan T. Quintana, Jun He, Jenyth Sullivan, Trisha Grevengoed, Jonathan Schisler, Yipin Han, Joseph A. Hill, Cecelia C. Yates, William E. Stansfield, Rudo F. Mapanga, M. Faadiel Essop, Michael J. Muehlbauer, Christopher B. Newgard, James R. Bain and Monte S. Willis
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2015 15:36
  29. The aim of the present study was to investigate the associations between endogenous testosterone concentrations and the incidence of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) in men and women with and without type 2 d...

    Authors: Bledar Daka, Robert D. Langer, Charlotte A. Larsson, Thord Rosén, Per Anders Jansson, Lennart Råstam and Ulf Lindblad
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2015 15:35
  30. There have only been a few reports about use of dipeptidyl peptidase 4 (DPP-4) inhibitors in elderly patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), suggesting that the safety of these agents has not been suffi...

    Authors: Shinichi Umezawa, Akira Kubota, Hajime Maeda, Akira Kanamori, Kiyokazu Matoba, Yasuyuki Jin, Fuyuki Minagawa, Mitsuo Obana, Kotaro Iemitsu, Shogo Ito, Hikaru Amamiya, Mizuki Kaneshiro, Masahiko Takai, Hideaki Kaneshige, Kazuhiko Hoshino, Masashi Ishikawa…
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2015 15:34
  31. Vitamin D deficiency is reported as a possible risk factor for the development of diabetes in several epidemiologic studies. In this study, we investigated the frequency of 25-OH vitamin D deficiency in type 2...

    Authors: Celil Alper Usluogullari, Fevzi Balkan, Sedat Caner, Rifki Ucler, Cafer Kaya, Reyhan Ersoy and Bekir Cakir
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2015 15:33
  32. There are several specific inflammatory and oxidative correlates among patients with hypothyroidism, but most studies are cross-sectional and do not evaluate the change in parameters during the treatment. The ...

    Authors: Roseane C. Marchiori, Luiz A. F. Pereira, Alexandre A. Naujorks, Diego L. Rovaris, Daiane F. Meinerz, Marta M. M. F. Duarte and João B. T. Rocha
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2015 15:32
  33. Pheochromocytoma and reninoma represent two rare diseases causing hypertension. We here reported a rare case of association between type 2 multiple endocrine neoplasia related bilateral pheochromocytoma and re...

    Authors: Rosa Maria Paragliola, Ettore Capoluongo, Francesco Torino, Angelo Minucci, Giulia Canu, Alessandro Prete, Alfredo Pontecorvi and Salvatore Maria Corsello
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2015 15:30
  34. While poor sleep quality can worsen cardiovascular risk factors such as glucose and lipid profiles in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), the relationship between sleep quality and atherosclerosis r...

    Authors: Yusuke Osonoi, Tomoya Mita, Takeshi Osonoi, Miyoko Saito, Atsuko Tamasawa, Shiho Nakayama, Yuki Someya, Hidenori Ishida, Akio Kanazawa, Masahiko Gosho, Yoshio Fujitani and Hirotaka Watada
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2015 15:29
  35. Charcot osteoarthropathy or charcot foot is a rare, chronic, non-communicable condition of bones and joints which may results into severe deformity and more prone to develop ulcers possibly leading to amputati...

    Authors: Bilal Bin Younis, Adeela Shahid, Rozina Arshad, Saima Khurshid and Junaid Masood
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2015 15:28
  36. Cushing’s disease is very rare in the paediatric population. Although uncommon, corticotroph hyperplasia causing Cushing’s syndrome has been described in the adult population, but appears to be extremely rare ...

    Authors: E. Noctor, S. Gupta, T. Brown, M. Farrell, M. Javadpour, C. Costigan and A. Agha
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2015 15:27
  37. Associations between demographic data and pulmonary function have not been adequately examined in patients that underwent Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass (RYGB). This study was designed to examine changes in body fat...

    Authors: Yinfang Tu, Haoyong Yu, Yuqian Bao, Pin Zhang, Jianzhong Di, Xiaodong Han and Weiping Jia
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2015 15:26
  38. Hypoxia inducible factor-1α (HIF-1α) is the central transcriptional regulator of hypoxic responses during the progression of pituitary adenomas. Although previous immunohistochemical studies revealed that HIF-...

    Authors: Chenran Zhang, Qiang Qiang, Ying Jiang, Liuhua Hu, Xuehua Ding, Yicheng Lu and Guohan Hu
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2015 15:24
  39. Patients with type-2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and hypertension have increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). We studied individualized treatment targets and their achievement in clinical practice.

    Authors: Roland E Schmieder, Anselm K Gitt, Cornelia Koch, Peter Bramlage, Taoufik Ouarrak and Diethelm Tschöpe
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2015 15:23
  40. Continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) has revolutionised diabetes management. CGM enables complete visualisation of the glucose profile, and the uncovering of metabolic ‘weak points’. A standardised procedure to...

    Authors: Petra Augstein, Peter Heinke, Lutz Vogt, Roberto Vogt, Christine Rackow, Klaus-Dieter Kohnert and Eckhard Salzsieder
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2015 15:22
  41. To explore clinical characteristics and beta cell function in Chinese patients with newly diagnosed drug naive type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) with different levels of serum triglyceride (TG).

    Authors: Shuang Zheng, Huan Zhou, Tingting Han, Yangxue Li, Yao Zhang, Wei Liu and Yaomin Hu
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2015 15:21
  42. Psychosocial problems are common in patients with diabetes. However, data on psychosocial issues affecting patients with diabetes in Zambia are scarce. The present study explored sources of stress, stress copi...

    Authors: Given Hapunda, Amina Abubakar, Fons van de Vijver and Frans Pouwer
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2015 15:20
  43. The hormone somatostatin inhibits growth hormone release from the pituitary gland and is theoretically linked to diabetes and diabetes related complications. This study aimed to investigate the relationship be...

    Authors: Peter R van Dijk, Gijs WD Landman, Larissa van Essen, Joachim Struck, Klaas H Groenier, Henk JG Bilo, Stephan JL Bakker and Nanne Kleefstra
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2015 15:19
  44. Primary care physicians (PCPs) are the main providers of diabetes care especially in resource-limited countries which experience extreme shortage of specialists. The present study aimed to evaluate PCPs’ appro...

    Authors: Ahmadou M Jingi, Jobert Richie N Nansseu and Jean Jacques N Noubiap
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2015 15:18
  45. Platelet hyperreactivity is a factor which contributes towards increased risk of cardiovascular events in adults with type 2 diabetes (T2DM). However, little is known about platelets’ disturbances among childr...

    Authors: Beata Malachowska, Bartlomiej Tomasik, Agnieszka Szadkowska, Anna Baranowska-Jazwiecka, Olga Wegner, Wojciech Mlynarski and Wojciech Fendler
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2015 15:17
  46. Primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT) and metabolic syndrome (MS) have been independently related to cardiovascular morbidities, however this association is still controversial. Mexican population has a high prev...

    Authors: Victoria Mendoza-Zubieta, Gloria A Gonzalez-Villaseñor, Guadalupe Vargas-Ortega, Baldomero Gonzalez, Claudia Ramirez-Renteria, Moises Mercado, Mario A Molina-Ayala and Aldo Ferreira-Hermosillo
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2015 15:16

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