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Corrigendum: Correction of Acknowledgments: Epidemiology of Childhood Obesity in Korea

Ha KH, Kim DJ

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2017 Mar;32(1):144-144.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2017.32.1.144
In our recently published article, there were some missing contents in the Acknowledgments section, which should be properly added as follows.
Response: Comparison of Age of Onset and Frequency of Diabetic Complications in the Very Elderly Patients with Type 2 Diabetes (Endocrinol Metab 2016;31:416-23, Bong-Ki Lee et al.)

Cho EH

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2017 Mar;32(1):142-143.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2017.32.1.142
No abstract available.
Letter: Comparison of Age of Onset and Frequency of Diabetic Complications in the Very Elderly Patients with Type 2 Diabetes (Endocrinol Metab 2016;31:416-23, Bong-Ki Lee et al.)

Kim MK

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2017 Mar;32(1):140-141.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2017.32.1.140
No abstract available.
The Effects of Altered Membrane Cholesterol Levels on Sodium Pump Activity in Subclinical Hypothyroidism

Roy S, Dasgupta A

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2017 Mar;32(1):129-139.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2017.32.1.129
BACKGROUND: Metabolic dysfunctions characteristic of overt hypothyroidism (OH) start at the early stage of subclinical hypothyroidism (SCH). Na⁺/K⁺-ATPase (the sodium pump) is a transmembrane enzyme that plays a vital role...
Serum Preadipocyte Factor 1 Levels Are Not Associated with Bone Mineral Density among Healthy Postmenopausal Korean Women

Choi HS, Kim SW, Cho EH

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2017 Mar;32(1):124-128.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2017.32.1.124
BACKGROUND: Multipotent mesenchymal stem cells can differentiate into adipocytes or osteoblasts through closely regulated lineage-control processes. However, adipocyte precursor cells release preadipocyte factor 1 (Pref-1), which inhibits the differentiation of...
Lobeglitazone, a Novel Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptor γ Agonist, Attenuates Renal Fibrosis Caused by Unilateral Ureteral Obstruction in Mice

Bae KH, Seo JB, Jung YA, Seo HY, Kang SH, Jeon HJ, Lee JM, Lee S, Kim JG, Lee IK, Jung GS, Park KG

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2017 Mar;32(1):115-123.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2017.32.1.115
BACKGROUND: Renal tubulointerstitial fibrosis is a common feature of the final stage of nearly all cause types of chronic kidney disease. Although classic peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor γ (PPARγ) agonists have...
Thyroid Stimulating Hormone Reference Range and Prevalence of Thyroid Dysfunction in the Korean Population: Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2013 to 2015

Kim WG, Kim WB, Woo G, Kim H, Cho Y, Kim TY, Kim SW, Shin MH, Park JW, Park HL, Oh K, Chung JH

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2017 Mar;32(1):106-114.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2017.32.1.106
BACKGROUND: No nationwide epidemiological study evaluating the prevalence of subclinical and overt forms of hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism has yet been conducted in Korea. This study aimed to evaluate the reference...
Vascular Cell Adhesion Molecule 1, Intercellular Adhesion Molecule 1, and Cluster of Differentiation 146 Levels in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes with Complications

Hocaoglu-Emre FS, Saribal D, Yenmis G, Guvenen G

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2017 Mar;32(1):99-105.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2017.32.1.99
BACKGROUND: Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is a multisystemic, chronic disease accompanied by microvascular complications involving various complicated mechanisms. Intercellular adhesion molecule 1 (ICAM-1), vascular cell adhesion molecule 1 (VCAM-1),...
Development of Clinical Data Mart of HMG-CoA Reductase Inhibitor for Varied Clinical Research

Kim HS, Kim H, Jeong YJ, Kim TM, Yang SJ, Baik SJ, Lee SH, Cho JH, Choi IY, Yoon KH

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2017 Mar;32(1):90-98.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2017.32.1.90
BACKGROUND: The increasing use of electronic medical record (EMR) systems for documenting clinical medical data has led to EMR data being increasingly accessed for clinical trials. In this study, a...
Clinical Characteristics of Patients with Adrenal Insufficiency in a General Hospital

Lee YY, Cho NH, Lee JW, Kim NK, Kim HS, Kim MK

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2017 Mar;32(1):83-89.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2017.32.1.83
BACKGROUND: Adrenal insufficiency (AI) is a life-threatening disorder caused by the deficiency of adrenal steroid hormones. This retrospective cross-sectional study investigated the characteristics of patients with AI in Korea. METHODS: All...
Risk of Malignancy in Thyroid Nodules 4 cm or Larger

Megwalu UC

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2017 Mar;32(1):77-82.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2017.32.1.77
BACKGROUND: Several authors have questioned the accuracy of fine-needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) in large nodules. Some surgeons recommend thyroidectomy for nodules ≥4 cm even in the setting of benign FNAC,...
Site-Specific Difference of Bone Geometry Indices in Hypoparathyroid Patients

Park HS, Seo DH, Rhee Y, Lim SK

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2017 Mar;32(1):68-76.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2017.32.1.68
BACKGROUND: Hypoparathyroid patients often have a higher bone mineral density (BMD) than the general population. However, an increase in BMD does not necessarily correlate with a solid bone microstructure. This...
Articles in Endocrinology and Metabolism in 2016

Lee WY

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2017 Mar;32(1):62-67.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2017.32.1.62
No abstract available.
How to Prepare Endocrinology and Metabolism for Reapplication to MEDLINE

Huh S

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2017 Mar;32(1):58-61.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2017.32.1.58
No abstract available.
The Implication of Coronary Artery Calcium Testing for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention and Diabetes

Blankstein R, Gupta A, Rana JS, Nasir K

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2017 Mar;32(1):47-57.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2017.32.1.47
Over the last two decades coronary artery calcium (CAC) scanning has emerged as a quick, safe, and inexpensive method to detect the presence of coronary atherosclerosis. Data from multiple studies...
The Role of Macrophage Lipophagy in Reverse Cholesterol Transport

Jeong SJ, Lee MN, Oh GT

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2017 Mar;32(1):41-46.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2017.32.1.41
Macrophage cholesterol efflux is a central step in reverse cholesterol transport, which helps to maintain cholesterol homeostasis and to reduce atherosclerosis. Lipophagy has recently been identified as a new step...
Update on Familial Hypercholesterolemia: Diagnosis, Cardiovascular Risk, and Novel Therapeutics

Lee SH

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2017 Mar;32(1):36-40.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2017.32.1.36
In recent studies, the reported prevalence of heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) has been higher than in previous reports. Although cascade genetic screening is a good option for efficient identification of...
Prevalence and Clinical Characteristics of Dyslipidemia in Koreans

Jeong JS, Kwon HS

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2017 Mar;32(1):30-35.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2017.32.1.30
The prevalence of hypercholesterolemia in Koreans 30 years old and over was 19.5% in 2015 according to the Korean Nutrition and Health Examination Survey, which means that one-fifth of adults...
Acute Hyperglycemia Associated with Anti-Cancer Medication

Hwangbo Y, Lee EK

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2017 Mar;32(1):23-29.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2017.32.1.23
Hyperglycemia during chemotherapy occurs in approximately 10% to 30% of patients. Glucocorticoids and L-asparaginase are well known to cause acute hyperglycemia during chemotherapy. Long-term hyperglycemia is also frequently observed, especially...
A Simple Outline of Methods for Protein Isolation and Purification

Lee CH

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2017 Mar;32(1):18-22.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2017.32.1.18
At the summer workshop of the Korean Endocrine Society held in 2016, some examples of protein experiments were discussed in the session entitled “All about working with proteins.” In contrast...

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