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  1. This study aimed to investigate the association between sleep duration and bone mineral density (BMD) and determine whether vitamin D (VD) status influenced the association between sleep duration and BMD.

    Authors: Yuchen Tang, Jinmin Liu, Zhiwei Feng, Zhongcheng Liu, Shenghong Wang, Yayi Xia and Bin Geng
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2022 22:333
  2. The prevalence of diabetes mellitus (DM) was higher in primary aldosteronism (PA) patients. We aimed to evaluate the outcome of DM after adrenalectomy and determine the factors associated with that in PA patie...

    Authors: Yu Liu, Lede Lin, Chi Yuan, Sikui Shen, Yin Tang, Zhihong Liu, Yuchun Zhu and Liang Zhou
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2022 22:331
  3. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) adversely affects reproduction. We aimed to study the effect of a high-fat diet (HFD), supplemented with apple vinegar, on folliculogenesis in a rat model of NAFLD.

    Authors: Fahimeh Shams, Monireh Aghajani-nasab, Mahsa Ramezanpour, Razieh Habibipour Fatideh and Fahimeh Mohammadghasemi
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2022 22:330
  4. Dietary diversity score has long been recognized as a key component of diets quality balances for healthy life status. However, diets with more variety of food items might increase calorie intake and body weig...

    Authors: Belay Zawdie, Temamen Tesfaye, Solomon Berhanu Moges, Yonas Tesfaye, Ayantu Kebede, Mulualem Tadesse, Esayas Kebede Gudina, Lelisa Sena Dadi, Dessalegn Tamiru and Tefera Belachew Lemma
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2022 22:328
  5. The hallmark of hyperparathyroidism is hypersecretion of parathyroid hormone (PTH) which results in hypercalcemia and hypophosphatemia. While hypercalcemia due to malignancy is often brought about by PTH-relat...

    Authors: Haruka Takenouchi, Takatoshi Anno, Ayaka Harada, Hayato Isobe, Yukiko Kimura, Fumiko Kawasaki, Kohei Kaku, Koichi Tomoda, Hideyo Fujiwara and Hideaki Kaneto
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2022 22:327
  6. Research on residual cholesterol (RC) and diabetic retinopathy (DR) remains limited. As a result, the current study was designed to investigate the relationship between RC and DR in patients with type 2 diabet...

    Authors: Wushan Pan, Yong Han, Haofei Hu and Yongcheng He
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2022 22:326
  7. Thyrotropin-secreting pituitary neuroendocrine tumors (PitNETs) are rare pituitary adenomas that are occasionally accompanied by hypersecretion of other anterior pituitary hormones, such as growth hormone (GH)...

    Authors: Guiliang Peng, Chuanhong Guo, Yangfan Lv, Dandan Li, Ling Zhou, Rufei Shen, Yong Chen, Xin Zheng, Zheng Sun, Hongting Zheng and Min Long
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2022 22:325
  8. Familial hypocalciuric hypercalcaemia (FHH) is a rare, inherited disorder of extracellular calcium sensing. It is clinically characterised by mild to moderate parathyroid hormone dependent hypercalcaemia, an a...

    Authors: Aoife Courtney, Arnold Hill, Diarmuid Smith and Amar Agha
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2022 22:324
  9. The goal of this study was to see whether there was a link between the monocyte/high-density lipoprotein cholesterol ratio (MHR) and carotid intima-media thickness (CIMT) in people with type 2 diabetes.

    Authors: Atefeh Amouzegar, Zahra Mirzaasgari, Ali Mehrabi, Mojtaba Malek, Fariba Alaei-Shahmiri, Laily Najafi and Alireza Khajavi
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2022 22:323
  10. Juvenile primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT) is a rare endocrine disease. Its diagnosis might be masked by clinical, biochemical, and radiological features of rickets.

    Authors: Sara MohammedAhmed Gafar, Ghassan Faisal Fadlalbari, Asmahan T. Abdalla, Sawsan Abdel Rahim Mohammed, Mohammed Khalid Alrasheed, Isam Ahmed Taha and Mohamed Ahmed Abdullah
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2022 22:322
  11. Heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF)is challenging. Patients usually have normal LV size and ejection fraction. This clinical syndrome develops from a complex interaction of several risk fact...

    Authors: Ahmed Hamam, Mahmoud Abou-Omar, Hanem Rabah, Haidy Khattab and Ahmed Alaarag
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2022 22:321
  12. Regarding the increased prevalence of obesity among children and adolescents, and the impact of obesity on insulin resistance (IR) and other metabolic disorders, this study was performed to determine the assoc...

    Authors: Elnaz Daneshzad, Sayeh Rostami, Fatemeh Aghamahdi, Armita Mahdavi-Gorabi and Mostafa Qorbani
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2022 22:320
  13. Liver dysfunction is a common complication of Graves’ disease (GD) that may be caused by excessive thyroid hormone (TH) or anti-thyroid drugs (ATDs). Radioactive iodine (RAI) therapy is one of the first-line t...

    Authors: Yuyang Ze, Fei Shao, Xuefeng Feng, Shanmei Shen, Yan Bi, Dalong Zhu and Xiaowen Zhang
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2022 22:319
  14. Hyperglycemia is rising globally and its associated complications impose heavy health and economic burden on the countries. Developing effective survey-based screening tools for hyperglycemia using reliable su...

    Authors: Pooyan Moradifar, Hossein Amini and Mohammad Meskarpour Amiri
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2022 22:316
  15. Features of metabolic syndrome such as abdominal obesity, insulin resistance, hypertension and dyslipidemia are commonly encountered in polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Recent evidence has suggested an associ...

    Authors: Mervat M El-Eshmawy, Asmaa Ibrahim, Rania Bahriz, Nermeen Shams-Eldin and Nancy Mahsoub
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2022 22:315
  16. Diabetes self-management education is exposed to attrition from services and structured ambulatory care. However, knowledge about factors related to attrition in educational programs remains limited. The conte...

    Authors: Anna Flaus-Furmaniuk, Adrian Fianu, Victorine Lenclume, Emmanuel Chirpaz, Maryvette Balcou-Debussche, Xavier Debussche and Catherine Marimoutou
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2022 22:314
  17. The severity of liver fibrosis is an important predictor of death in patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). However, there is still no definite conclusion ...

    Authors: Weiwei He, Caoxin Huang, Liying Wang, Weijuan Su, Shunhua Wang, Peiying Huang, Xiaofang Zhang, Yinxiang Huang, Yan Zhao, Mingzhu Lin, Xiulin Shi and Xuejun Li
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2022 22:313
  18. The corticotropin-releasing hormone (CRH) challenge test can distinguish the disorders of the hypothalamus from those of the pituitary. However, the pathophysiology of hypothalamic disorder (HD) has not been f...

    Authors: Yuji Hataya, Marie Okubo, Takuro Hakata, Kanta Fujimoto, Toshio Iwakura and Naoki Matsuoka
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2022 22:312
  19. Diabetic retinopathy is a complication of diabetes affecting the eyes and can lead to blindless if left untreated. Several significant risk factors have been reported for DR, of which several can be classified...

    Authors: Mike Trott, Robin Driscoll and Shahina Pardhan
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2022 22:311
  20. Insulinoma is an uncommon insulin-secreting neuroendocrine tumor that presents with severe recurrent hypoglycemia. Although cases of extrapancreatic insulinomas have been reported, the majority of insulinomas ...

    Authors: Michelle P. Walker, Vikram Shenoy, David C. Metz, Charles A. Stanley, Douglas Fraker, Vinay Chandrasekhara and Anastassia Amaro
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2022 22:310
  21. The novel coronavirus COVID-19 has caused a global pandemic with many long-ranging effects on the physiological balance of the human body. The impact of COVID-19 on the thyroid axis remains uncertain. Our aim ...

    Authors: Mamudul Hasan Razu, Md. Iqbal Hossain, Zabed Bin Ahmed, Mousumi Bhowmik, Md. Kazy Ebnul Hasan, Md. Kaderi Kibria, Dil Afroj Moni and Mala Khan
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2022 22:309
  22. Osteoporosis is a very common bone disease in the elderly population and can lead to fractures and disability. Malnutrition can lead to osteoporosis. The geriatric nutritional risk index (GNRI) is a tool used ...

    Authors: Yuanyuan JI, Nan Geng, Yingchun Niu, Hang Zhao, Wenjie Fei, Shuchun Chen and Lu ping Ren
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2022 22:308
  23. Diabetic kidney disease (DKD) is highly prevalent among patients with diabetes mellitus. It affects approximately 20% of diabetic patients, who are believed to be more than 400 million individuals. The objecti...

    Authors: Hassan Ali Abdelwahid, Hesham Mohamed Dahlan, Gassem Maoudhah Mojemamy and Gasem Hussein Darraj
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2022 22:307
  24. Adropin is a potent metabolic regulator of insulin sensitivity and glycolipid metabolism. The present study investigated the effects of sitagliptin on adropin and metabolic parameters in participants with newl...

    Authors: Qiu Wang, Yu An, Lin Zhang, Yuanying Zhang, Guang Wang and Jia Liu
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2022 22:306
  25. Meteorin-like (Metrnl) is a newly discovered adipomyokine that regulates systemic energy homeostasis. Both thyroid hormones and Metrnl increase energy expenditure and induce browning of adipose tissue. Thus, t...

    Authors: Xiaohui Wen, Xiaoyu Ding, Xiaona Chang, Jiaxuan Wang, Qiu Wang, Jia Liu and Guang Wang
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2022 22:304
  26. Low Magnesium (Mg) dietary intake has been associated with increased risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). Furthermore, in patients with T2DM, hypomagnesemia is associated with worst glycaemic control. Bariatr...

    Authors: Silva MM, Neves JS, Borges-Canha M, Mendes AP, Fonseca MJ, Mendonça F, Ferreira MJ, Salazar D, Pedro J, Guerreiro V, Lau E, Varela A, Freitas P and Carvalho D
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2022 22:303
  27. Data is inconsistent and, for the most part, not sufficient to demonstrate the association between serum Prolactin (PRL) concentration within the physiologic range and the incidence rate of type 2 Diabetes Mel...

    Authors: Atrin Niknam, Fatemeh Mahboobifard, Maryam Rahmati, Faezeh Firouzi, Ehsan Rojhani, Fereidoun Azizi and Fahimeh Ramezani Tehrani
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2022 22:302
  28. Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is one of the most severe acute complications of type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM). Patients with DKA of different severities may have different clinical manifestations, serum biochem...

    Authors: Qingxu Liu, Xiaoqin Yin and Pin Li
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2022 22:301
  29. 17α-hydroxylase deficiency (17OHD) is a rare autosomal recessive disorder. Aldosterone levels are usually low in patients with 17OHD. However, among the approximately 150 cases of 17OHD reported to date, aldos...

    Authors: Yuki Ishinoda, Asuka Uto, Yoshifumi Yamada, Maki Okazaki, Hidetomo Asada, Seina Wakamatsu, Isao Kurihara, Hironori Shibata, Tomohiro Ishii, Tomonobu Hasegawa, Hiroo Kumagai and Akira Kasuga
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2022 22:300
  30. GnRHa treatment was established for improving final adult height (FAH) in children presenting with Idiopathic central precocious puberty (ICPP) up to age 8, while several controversies remained for older age g...

    Authors: Ming-ming Ni, Shu-ting Yang, Wen-wen Wu, Shan-shan Wang, Man Li, Qing-qing Liu and Xing Ji
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2022 22:299
  31. Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is diagnosed based on chronic anovulation, androgen excess (clinical and/or biochemical), and polycystic ovaries in ultrasound. The aim of the present study was to evaluate whi...

    Authors: Asieh Mansour, Amir Pejman Hashemi Taheri, Behnaz Moradi, Mohammad Reza Mohajeri-Tehrani, Mostafa Qorbani, Sahar Ghorbani Pashakolaee, Milad Sanginabadi and Sayed Mahmoud Sajjadi-Jazi
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2022 22:298
  32. Diabetes Mellitus (DM) is a fast-growing health problem that imposes an enormous economic burden. Several studies demonstrated the association between physical inactivity and predicting the incidence of diabet...

    Authors: Abdelrahman A. Jamiel, Husam I. Ardah, Amjad M. Ahmed and Mouaz H. Al-Mallah
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2022 22:297
  33. Type 2 Diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is one of the most common endocrine diseases that weakens the immune system. Candida albicans, is part of the natural oral flora and increases in cases of compromised immune system...

    Authors: Atefe Halimi, Nazanin Mortazavi, Ali Memarian, Maryam Zahedi, Farhad Niknejad, Ahmad Sohrabi and Shakiba Javadian Sarraf
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2022 22:296
  34. Sodium-Glucose-Co-Transporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitor (Empagliflozin) is an effective drug in controlling blood glucose through predominantly glycosuria. Glycosuria increases the risk of genitourinary infections i...

    Authors: Azizul Hasan Aamir, Umar Yousaf Raja, Faisal Masood Qureshi, Ali Asghar, Saeed Ahmed Mahar, Ibrar Ahmed, Tahir Ghaffar, Jamal Zafar, Mohammad Imtiaz Hasan, Amna Riaz, Syed Abbas Raza, Irshad Ahmed Khosa, Jahanzeb Khan and Jaffer Bin Baqar
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2022 22:295
  35. To explore facilitators and barriers to self-management engagement of Chinese people with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes.

    Authors: Yuan Liu, Jiajia Jiang, Wenjun You, Dandan Gong, Xiaoqing Ma, Min Wu and Feng Li
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2022 22:294
  36. Tumor infiltration with cytotoxic CD8+ T-cells is associated with a favorable outcome in several neoplasms, including thyroid cancer. The chemokine axis CXCR4/SDF-1 correlates with more aggressive tumors, but ...

    Authors: Alexander Wilhelm, Isabelle Lemmenmeier, Alexandros Lalos, Alberto Posabella, Venkatesh Kancherla, Salvatore Piscuoglio, Tarik Delko, Markus von Flüe, Kathrin Glatz and Raoul André Droeser
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2022 22:292
  37. Immune checkpoint inhibitors (ICI) targeting cytotoxic T-lymphocyte-associated protein 4 (CTLA-4), programmed cell death protein 1 and its ligand (PD-1/PD-L1) have become the current standard-of-care for advan...

    Authors: Jeroen M. K. de Filette, Stéphanie André, Lynn De Mey, Sandrine Aspeslagh, Rafik Karmali, Bart J Van der Auwera and Bert Bravenboer
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2022 22:291
  38. Type 2 diabetes (T2D) is a chronic, progressive lifestyle disease and the most rapidly growing health challenge of the twenty-first century. The American Diabetes Association recommends that T2D reversal can b...

    Authors: Chhavi Goyal Mehra, Annie Mattilda Raymond and Rekha Prabhu
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2022 22:290
  39. Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common endocrine disorder with heterogeneous aetiology. It is characterized by irregular menses and or oligo/anovulation, hyper-androgenism, and polycystic ovaries. The pr...

    Authors: I. Ranathunga, T. G. Athukorala, M. R. Sumanatilleke and N. P. Somasundaram
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2022 22:289
  40. The importance of genetic and dietary factors in occurrence and progression of chronic diseases such as metabolic syndrome (MetS) has been established. However, complex interrelationships, including direct and...

    Authors: Mahdieh Khodarahmi, Goli Siri, Farnoosh Erahimzadeh, Mahdieh Abbasalizad Farhangi and Dariush Shanehbandi
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2022 22:288
  41. Ionizing radiation (IR) is high-energy radiation that has the potential to displace electrons from atoms and break chemical bonds. It has the ability to introduce mutations, DNA strand breakage, and cell death...

    Authors: Sanaa A. El-Benhawy, Enayat I. Fahmy, Sherien M. Mahdy, Galal H. Khedr, Alyaa S. Sarhan, Mohamed H. Nafady, Yousef A. Yousef Selim, Tarek M. Salem, Nehal Abu-Samra and Hany A. El Khadry
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2022 22:287
  42. Previous studies have indicated an association between birth weight (BW) and type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), but few studies have explored this relationship under different conditions of obesity in adulthood.

    Authors: Pu Song, Hui Hui, Manqing Yang, Peng Lai, Yan Ye, Ying Liu and Xuekui Liu
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2022 22:285
  43. To investigate whether exposure to systemic antibiotics influences the risk of developing type 2 diabetes and overweight/obesity.

    Authors: Joel Nuotio, Teemu Niiranen, Tomi T. Laitinen, Jessica Miller, Matthew A. Sabin, Aki S. Havulinna, Jorma S. A. Viikari, Tapani Rönnemaa, Nina Hutri-Kähönen, Tomi P. Laitinen, Päivi Tossavainen, Veikko Salomaa, Olli T. Raitakari, David P. Burgner and Markus Juonala
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2022 22:284
  44. Irisin is a novel myokine both in mice and humans, and it can also be secreted by adipose tissue and the liver in a small amounts. There are few studies on irisin and bone metabolism. The aim of this study was...

    Authors: Junru Liu, Xing Wang, Dongmei Fan, Lina Sun, Weinan Zhang, Fuzai Yin and Bowei Liu
    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2022 22:281

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