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Erratum: Correction of Figure: Clinical Implications of Various Criteria for the Biochemical Diagnosis of Insulinoma

Ahn CH, Kim LK, Lee JE, Jung CH, Min SH, Park KS, Kim SY, Cho YM

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2017 Jun;32(2):306-306.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2017.32.2.306
In the original article, the legend of Fig. 1 was incorrect. The solid line was noninsulinoma, and the dotted line was insulinoma.
Response: Thyroid Stimulating Hormone Reference Range and Prevalence of Thyroid Dysfunction in the Korean Population: Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2013 to 2015 (Endocrinol Metab 2017;32:106-14, Won Gu Kim et al.)

Kim WG, Chung JH

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2017 Jun;32(2):304-305.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2017.32.2.304
No abstract available.
Letter: Thyroid Stimulating Hormone Reference Range and Prevalence of Thyroid Dysfunction in the Korean Population: Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2013 to 2015 (Endocrinol Metab 2017;32:106-14, Won Gu Kim et al.)

Lee YK, Shin DY

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2017 Jun;32(2):302-303.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2017.32.2.302
No abstract available.
Identification of Maturity-Onset Diabetes of the Young Caused by Glucokinase Mutations Detected Using Whole-Exome Sequencing

Cho EH, Min JW, Choi SS, Choi HS, Kim SW

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2017 Jun;32(2):296-301.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2017.32.2.296
Glucokinase maturity-onset diabetes of the young (GCK-MODY) represents a distinct subgroup of MODY that does not require hyperglycemia-lowering treatment and has very few diabetes-related complications. Three patients from two families...
Poorly Differentiated Thyroid Carcinoma: 10-Year Experience in a Southeast Asian Population

Yu MG, Rivera J, Jimeno C

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2017 Jun;32(2):288-295.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2017.32.2.288
BACKGROUND: No previous studies have been published on poorly differentiated thyroid carcinoma (PDTC) in Southeast Asia. METHODS: We included all adult PDTC patients diagnosed using the Turin criteria at the Philippine...
Free Thyroxine, Anti-Thyroid Stimulating Hormone Receptor Antibody Titers, and Absence of Goiter Were Associated with Responsiveness to Methimazole in Patients with New Onset Graves' Disease

Choi HS, Yoo WS

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2017 Jun;32(2):281-287.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2017.32.2.281
BACKGROUND: Anti-thyroid drug therapy is considered a treatment of choice for Graves' disease; however, treatment response varies among individuals. Although several studies have reported risk factors for relapse after initial...
Comparison between Atorvastatin and Rosuvastatin in Renal Function Decline among Patients with Diabetes

Han E, Kim G, Lee JY, Lee YH, Kim BS, Lee BW, Cha BS, Kang ES

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2017 Jun;32(2):274-280.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2017.32.2.274
BACKGROUND: Although the beneficial effects of statin treatment in dyslipidemia and atherosclerosis have been well studied, there is limited information regarding the renal effects of statins in diabetic nephropathy. We...
Predetermined Anti-Diabetic Drug Regimen Adjustments during Ramadan Fasting: An Observational Study of Safety

Beano AM, Zmaili MA, Gheith ZH, Naser AM, Momani MS, Yousef AM, Zayed AA

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2017 Jun;32(2):265-273.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2017.32.2.265
BACKGROUND: Many Muslim type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) patients choose to fast the month of Ramadan despite the possible adverse health effects brought about by the change in dietary habits,...
Intermuscular Adipose Tissue Content and Intramyocellular Lipid Fatty Acid Saturation Are Associated with Glucose Homeostasis in Middle-Aged and Older Adults

Kim JE, Dunville K, Li J, Cheng JX, Conley TB, Couture CS, Campbell W

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2017 Jun;32(2):257-264.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2017.32.2.257
BACKGROUND: Insulin resistance is associated with the higher content of intermuscular adipose tissue (IMAT) and the saturation of intramyocellular lipid (IMCL), but a paucity of data exist in humans. This...
Association between Body Weight Changes and Menstrual Irregularity: The Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2010 to 2012

Ko KM, Han K, Chung YJ, Yoon KH, Park YG, Lee SH

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2017 Jun;32(2):248-256.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2017.32.2.248
BACKGROUND: Menstrual irregularity is an indicator of endocrine disorders and reproductive health status. It is associated with various diseases and medical conditions, including obesity and underweight. We aimed to assess...
Effects of Vildagliptin or Pioglitazone on Glycemic Variability and Oxidative Stress in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Inadequately Controlled with Metformin Monotherapy: A 16-Week, Randomised, Open Label, Pilot Study

Kim NH, Kim DL, Kim KJ, Kim NH, Choi KM, Baik SH, Kim SG

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2017 Jun;32(2):241-247.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2017.32.2.241
BACKGROUND: Glycemic variability is associated with the development of diabetic complications through the activation of oxidative stress. This study aimed to evaluate the effects of a dipeptidyl peptidase 4 inhibitor,...
Association of Plasma Ghrelin Levels with Insulin Resistance in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus among Saudi Subjects

Al Qarni A, Joatar FE, Das N, Awad M, Eltayeb M, Al-Zubair , Ali ME, Al Masaud , Shire AM, Gumaa K, Giha HA

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2017 Jun;32(2):230-240.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2017.32.2.230
BACKGROUND: Although the exact mechanism of insulin resistance (IR) has not yet been established, IR is the hallmark characteristic of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). The aim of this study...
Utility of the Visceral Adiposity Index and Hypertriglyceridemic Waist Phenotype for Predicting Incident Hypertension

Janghorbani M, Salamat MR, Aminorroaya A, Amini M

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2017 Jun;32(2):221-229.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2017.32.2.221
BACKGROUND: The aim of this study was to assess the utility of the visceral adiposity index (VAI) and the hypertriglyceridemic waist (HTGW) phenotype as possible hypertension (HTN) predictors in a...
Body Weight Changes in Obese Women and Menstruation

Kim JH

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2017 Jun;32(2):219-220.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2017.32.2.219
No abstract available.
Clinical Guidelines for the Management of Adrenal Incidentaloma

Lee JM, Kim MK, Ko SH, Koh JM, Kim BY, Kim SW, Kim SK, Kim HJ, Ryu OH, Park J, Lim JS, Kim SY, Shong YK, Yoo SJ, Korean Endocrine Society, Committee for Clinical Practice Guidelines

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2017 Jun;32(2):200-218.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2017.32.2.200
An adrenal incidentaloma is an adrenal mass found in an imaging study performed for other reasons unrelated to adrenal disease and often accompanied by obesity, diabetes, or hypertension. The prevalence...
Hypoglycemia and Dementia

Rhee SY

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2017 Jun;32(2):195-199.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2017.32.2.195
Recently, cardiovascular morbidity and mortality have been continuously reduced in people with diabetes through the intensive management of multiple risk factors. However, contrary to this trend, the prevalence and clinical...
Stepwise Approach to Problematic Hypoglycemia in Korea: Educational, Technological, and Transplant Interventions

Jin SM

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2017 Jun;32(2):190-194.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2017.32.2.190
Impaired awareness of hypoglycemia has been found to be prevalent in 20% to 40% of people with type 1 diabetes. If a similar prevalence exists in Koreans with type 1...
Glucocorticoid-Induced Diabetes Mellitus: An Important but Overlooked Problem

Suh S, Park MK

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2017 Jun;32(2):180-189.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2017.32.2.180
Glucocorticoids are widely used as potent anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressive drugs to treat a wide range of diseases. However, they are also associated with a number of side effects, including new-onset...
Diabetes-Related Cardiac Dysfunction

Williams L, Nye BG, Wende AR

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2017 Jun;32(2):171-179.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2017.32.2.171
The proposal that diabetes plays a role in the development of heart failure is supported by the increased risk associated with this disease, even after correcting for all other known...
Recent Progress in the Medical Therapy of Pituitary Tumors

Langlois F, McCartney , Fleseriu M

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2017 Jun;32(2):162-170.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2017.32.2.162
Management of pituitary tumors is multidisciplinary, with medical therapy playing an increasingly important role. With the exception of prolactin-secreting tumors, surgery is still considered the first-line treatment for the majority...

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