International Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism

  • ISSN: 1726-9148 1726-913X
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  • Journal Type: per-article | Frequency: quarterly
  • Language: EN
  • Organization: International Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism
Review Article
Parvin Mirmiran, Hanieh-Sadat Ejtahed, Pooneh Angoorani, Fariba Eslami, Fereidoun Azizi
Controlling diabetes, a worldwide metabolic disease, by effective alternative treatments is currently a topic of great interest. Camel milk is believed to be a suitable hypoglycemic agent in experimental animals and patients with diabetes. The current systematic review aimed at evaluating the effect of camel milk on ... read more
Review Article
Arash Ordookhani, Kenneth D. Burman
There are contradictory results on the effect of hypothyroidism on the changes in hemostasis. Inadequate population-based studies limited their clinical implications, mainly on the risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE). This paper reviews the studies on laboratory and population-based findings regarding hemostatic changes and risk of VTE in ... read more
Review Article
Meor Fairuz Rizal Meor Anuar Shuhaili, Intan Nureslyna Samsudin, Johnson Stanslas, Shariful Hasan, Subashini C. Thambiah
The present review aimed at reviewing the effects of different statins on lipid profile, particularly in Asians.PubMed searches were conducted using the keywords ‘statin, effect, and lipid profile’ from database inception through March 2016. In this review, 718 articles were retrieved from the primary search. After reviewing ... read more
Research Article
Nasrin Lamuchi-Deli, Mohammad Aberomand, Hossein Babaahmadi-Rezaei, Ghorban Mohammadzadeh
Emerging evidence suggests that an increased arginase activity is involved in vascular dysfunction in experimental animals. Zingiber officinale Roscoe, commonly known as ginger, has been widely used in the traditional medicine for treatment of diabetes.This study aimed at investigating the effects of the hydroalcoholic extract of Z. ... read more
Research Article
Sara Jalali-Farahani, Yit Siew Chin, Mohd Nasir Mohd Taib, Parisa Amiri
This study aimed to determine the parental correlates of body weight status among adolescents in Tehran. The participants were 465 high school students and their parents who resided in Tehran. Body weight and height of the students were measured, and body mass index (BMI)-for-age and body weight ... read more
Research Article
Mohammad Ali Mansournia, Kourosh Holakouie-Naieni, Noushin Fahimfar, Amir Almasi-Hashiani, Zahra Cheraghi, Erfan Ayubi, Farzad Hadaegh, Fatemeh Eskandari, Fereidoun Azizi, Davood Khalili
High-risk individuals for CHD could be diagnosed by some non-invasive and low-priced techniques such as Minnesota ECG coding and rose angina questionnaire (RQ).The present study aimed at determining the risk of incident CHD according to ECG and RQ besides diabetes and other metabolic risk factors in our ... read more
Research Article
Devesh Sharma, Seema Garg, Mohit Mehndiratta, S V Madhu, Dinesh Puri
Serum levels of triglycerides (TGs) are often found to be raised in type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). TG levels ≥ 2.2 mM, systemic inflammation and oxidative stress (OS) are known to increase the risk of incident cardiovascular disease (CVD) substantially. In recent years, apolipoprotein A-V (Apo A-V ... read more
Research Article
David S. Lopez, Sabine Rohrmann, Sarah B. Peskoe, Corinne E. Joshu, Konstantinos K. Tsilidis, Elizabeth Selvin, Adrian S. Dobs, Norma Kanarek, Steven Canfield, William G. Nelson, Elizabeth A. Platz
Racial/ethnic disparities in the associations of body fatness with hormones and metabolic factors remain poorly understood. Therefore, we evaluated whether the associations of overall and central body fatness with circulating sex steroid hormones and metabolic factors differ by race/ethnicity.Data from 1,243 non-Hispanic white (NHW), non-Hispanic black (NHB) ... read more
Brief Report
Dinesh Giri, Prashant Patil, Joanne Blair, Poonam Dharmaraj, Renuka Ramakrishnan, Urmi Das, Mohammed Didi, Senthil Senniappan
Constitutional delay of growth and puberty (CDGP) can cause significant psychological distress in adolescent boys. Although testosterone usage in this group has not been shown to affect the final adult height, the effect on the first year height velocity has not been widely reported.The aim is to ... read more
Case Report
Seo Young Oh, Bo Hyun Kim, Do Young Kim, Kyu Min Lee, Min Jin Lee, Sung Su Kim, Jong Ho Kim, Yun Kyung Jeon, Sang Soo Kim, Yong Ki Kim, In Joo Kim
We present a rare case of chylothorax associated with an intrathoracic goiter in Graves’ disease that was treated with radioactive iodine.A 23-year-old woman with Graves’ disease was referred to our clinic with a pleural effusion, dyspnea, characteristic bilateral proptosis, and a diffuse goiter. The pleural fluid biochemistry ... read more

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