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Response: Comparison of Serum Adipocytokine Levels according to Metabolic Health and Obesity Status (Endocrinol Metab 2015;30:185-94, Tae Hoon Lee et al.)

Rhee EJ

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2015 Sep;30(3):416-417.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2015.30.3.416
No abstract available.
Letter: Comparison of Serum Adipocytokine Levels according to Metabolic Health and Obesity Status (Endocrinol Metab 2015;30:185-94, Tae Hoon Lee et al.)

Kim M

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2015 Sep;30(3):414-415.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2015.30.3.414
No abstract available.
Untreated Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia with 17-alpha Hydroxylase/17,20-Lyase Deficiency Presenting as Massive Adrenocortical Tumor

Lee SJ, Song JE, Hwang S, Lee JY, Park HS, Han S, Rhee Y

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2015 Sep;30(3):408-413.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2015.30.3.408
Congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) with 17alpha-hydroxylase/17,20-lyase deficiency is usually characterized by hypertension and primary amenorrhea, sexual infantilism in women, and pseudohermaphroditism in men. hypertension, and sexual infantilism in women and...
Two Cases of Allergy to Insulin in Gestational Diabetes

Kim GJ, Kim SB, Jo SI, Shin JK, Kwon HS, Jeong H, Son JW, Lee SS, Kim SR, Kim BK, Yoo SJ

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2015 Sep;30(3):402-407.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2015.30.3.402
Allergic reaction to insulin is uncommon since the introduction of human recombinant insulin preparations and is more rare in pregnant than non-pregnant females due to altered immune reaction during pregnancy....
Acromegaly with Normal Insulin-Like Growth Factor-1 Levels and Congestive Heart Failure as the First Clinical Manifestation

Lee HM, Lee SH, Yang IH, Hwang IK, Hwang YC, Ahn KJ, Chung HY, Hwang HJ, Jeong IK

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2015 Sep;30(3):395-401.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2015.30.3.395
The leading cause of morbidity and mortality in patients with acromegaly is cardiovascular complications. Myocardial exposure to excessive growth hormone can cause ventricular hypertrophy, hypertension, arrhythmia, and diastolic dysfunction. However,...
Acromegaly due to a Macroinvasive Plurihormonal Pituitary Adenoma and a Rectal Carcinoid Tumor

Chin SO, Hwang JK, Rhee SY, Chon S, Oh S, Lee M, Pellegata , Kim SW

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2015 Sep;30(3):389-394.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2015.30.3.389
A macroinvasive pituitary adenoma with plurihormonality usually causes acromegaly and hyperprolactinemia, and also accompanies with neurologic symptoms such as visual disturbances. However, its concurrent presentation with a rectal carcinoid tumor...
Sumoylation of Hes6 Regulates Protein Degradation and Hes1-Mediated Transcription

Lee J, Chun SK, Son GH, Kim K

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2015 Sep;30(3):381-388.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2015.30.3.381
BACKGROUND: Hes6 is a transcriptional regulator that induces transcriptional activation by binding to transcription repressor Hes1 and suppressing its activity. Hes6 is controlled by the ubiquitin-proteosome-mediated degradation system. Here we...
Physiological Parameters in the Blood of a Murine Stress-Induced Depression Model before and after Repeated Passive Exercise

Kim TK, Park JY, Han PL

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2015 Sep;30(3):371-380.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2015.30.3.371
BACKGROUND: Animal models are necessary to study the mechanism underlying the effects of exercise on depression but an effective procedure for exercise treatment and exercise effects on physiological parameters in...
Effect of Mefloquine, a Gap Junction Blocker, on Circadian Period2 Gene Oscillation in the Mouse Suprachiasmatic Nucleus Ex Vivo

Koo J, Choe HK, Kim HD, Chun SK, Son GH, Kim K

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2015 Sep;30(3):361-370.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2015.30.3.361
BACKGROUND: In mammals, the master circadian pacemaker is localized in an area of the ventral hypothalamus known as the suprachiasmatic nucleus (SCN). Previous studies have shown that pacemaker neurons in...
Factors Associated with Glycemic Variability in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes: Focus on Oral Hypoglycemic Agents and Cardiovascular Risk Factors

Yoo S, Chin SO, Lee SA, Koh G

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2015 Sep;30(3):352-360.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2015.30.3.352
BACKGROUND: The role of glycemic variability (GV) in development of cardiovascular diseases remains controversial, and factors that determine glucose fluctuation in patients with diabetes are unknown. We investigated relationships between...
Weight Changes in Patients with Differentiated Thyroid Carcinoma during Postoperative Long-Term Follow-up under Thyroid Stimulating Hormone Suppression

Sohn SY, Joung JY, Cho YY, Park SM, Jin SM, Chung JH, Kim SW

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2015 Sep;30(3):343-351.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2015.30.3.343
BACKGROUND: There are limited data about whether patients who receive initial treatment for differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC) gain or lose weight during long-term follow-up under thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) suppression....
Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Consumption Is Associated with Metabolic Syndrome in Iranian Adults: Tehran Lipid and Glucose Study

Ejtahed HS, Bahadoran , Mirmiran P, Azizi F

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2015 Sep;30(3):334-342.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2015.30.3.334
BACKGROUND: Metabolic syndrome (MetS), a cluster of multiple metabolic abnormalities, is one of the major public health challenges worldwide. The current study was conducted to evaluate the association between sugar-sweetened...
Plasma Adiponectin Levels in Elderly Patients with Prediabetes

Kong SE, Kang YE, Joung KH, Lee JH, Kim HJ, Ku BJ

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2015 Sep;30(3):326-333.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2015.30.3.326
BACKGROUND: The significance of adiponectin levels in elderly individuals with prediabetes has yet to be determined. Thus, the present study was performed to evaluate the relationships between adiponectin levels and...
Serum Concentrations of Ghrelin and Leptin according to Thyroid Hormone Condition, and Their Correlations with Insulin Resistance

Kim KJ, Kim BY, Mok JO, Kim CH, Kang SK, Jung CH

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2015 Sep;30(3):318-325.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2015.30.3.318
BACKGROUND: Thyroid hormones can influence energy metabolism and insulin sensitivity via their interaction with adipocytokines and gut hormones. The aims of this study were to evaluate differences in serum ghrelin...
Association between the Growth Hormone Receptor Exon 3 Polymorphism and Metabolic Factors in Korean Patients with Acromegaly

Park HY, Hwang IR, Seo JB, Kim SW, Seo HA, Lee IK, Kim JG

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2015 Sep;30(3):312-317.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2015.30.3.312
BACKGROUND: This study investigated the association between the frequency of growth hormone receptor (GHR) exon 3 polymorphism (exon 3 deletion; d3-GHR) and metabolic factors in patients with acromegaly in Korea. METHODS:...
Lack of Associations between Body Mass Index and Clinical Outcomes in Patients with Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma

Kwon H, Kim M, Choi YM, Jang EK, Jeon MJ, Kim WG, Kim TY, Shong YK, Song DE, Baek JH, Hong SJ, Kim WB

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2015 Sep;30(3):305-311.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2015.30.3.305
BACKGROUND: Obesity is associated with aggressive pathological features and poor clinical outcomes in breast and prostate cancers. In papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC), these relationships remain still controversial. This study aimed...
Limited Diagnostic Utility of Plasma Adrenocorticotropic Hormone for Differentiation between Adrenal Cushing Syndrome and Cushing Disease

Hong AR, Kim JH, Hong ES, Kim IK, Park KS, Ahn CH, Kim SW, Shin CS, Kim SY

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2015 Sep;30(3):297-304.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2015.30.3.297
BACKGROUND: Measurement of the plasma adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) level has been recommended as the first diagnostic test for differentiating between ACTH-independent Cushing syndrome (CS) and ACTH-dependent CS. When plasma ACTH...
Incidence and Prevalence of Overt Hypothyroidism and Causative Diseases in Korea as Determined Using Claims Data Provided by the Health Insurance Review and Assessment Service

Seo GH, Chung JH

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2015 Sep;30(3):288-296.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2015.30.3.288
BACKGROUND: The incidence and prevalence of overt hypothyroidism have been reported to be 2 to 4/1,000 population/year and 8 to 13/1,000 population, respectively, in foreign countries. As there has been...
Helicobacter pylori Stool Antigen Levels and Serological Biomarkers of Gastric Inflammation are Associated with Cardio-Metabolic Risk Factors in Type 2 Diabetic Patients

Bahadoran , Mirmiran P, Zarif-yeaganeh M, Zojaji H, Azizi F

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2015 Sep;30(3):280-287.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2015.30.3.280
BACKGROUND: Helicobacter pylori infection and subsequent gastric inflammation have been proposed as risk factors for the development of insulin resistance and cardiovascular disease. In this study we assessed the possible...
Efficacy of a Once-Monthly Pill Containing Ibandronate and Cholecalciferol on the Levels of 25-Hydroxyvitamin D and Bone Markers in Postmenopausal Women with Osteoporosis

Cho IJ, Chung HY, Kim SW, Lee JW, Lee TW, Kim HS, Kim SG, Choi HS, Choi SH, Shin CS, Oh KW, Min YK, Koh JM, Rhee Y, Byun DW, Chung YS, Park JH, Chung DJ, Shong M, Hong EG, Lee CB, Baek KH, Kang MI

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2015 Sep;30(3):272-279.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2015.30.3.272
BACKGROUND: The present study evaluated the efficacy of a combination of ibandronate and cholecalciferol on the restoration of the levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25[OH]D) and various bone markers in postmenopausal...

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