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Letter: Utility of the Visceral Adiposity Index and Hypertriglyceridemic Waist Phenotype for Predicting Incident Hypertension (Endocrinol Metab 2017;32:221-9, Mohsen Janghorbani et al.)

Rhee EJ

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2017 Sep;32(3):396-397.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2017.32.3.396
No abstract available.
Effects of Lobeglitazone, a New Thiazolidinedione, on Osteoblastogenesis and Bone Mineral Density in Mice

Kim KM, Jin HJ, Lee SY, Maeng HJ, Lee GY, Oh TJ, Choi SH, Jang HC, Lim S

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2017 Sep;32(3):389-395.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2017.32.3.389
BACKGROUND: Bone strength is impaired in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus despite an increase in bone mineral density (BMD). Thiazolidinedione (TZD), a peroxisome proliferator activated receptor γ agonist, promotes...
The Role of Circulating Slit2, the One of the Newly Batokines, in Human Diabetes Mellitus

Kang YE, Choung S, Lee JH, Kim HJ, Ku BJ

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2017 Sep;32(3):383-388.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2017.32.3.383
BACKGROUND: Slit2 is a new secreted protein from adipose tissue that improves glucose hemostasis in mice; however, there is no study about the serum levels and precise role of Slit2...
A Novel Index Using Soluble CD36 Is Associated with the Prevalence of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: Comparison Study with Triglyceride-Glucose Index

Kim HJ, Moon JS, Park IR, Kim JH, Yoon JS, Won KC, Lee HW

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2017 Sep;32(3):375-382.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2017.32.3.375
BACKGROUND: Plasma soluble cluster determinant 36 (sCD36) level is closely related with insulin resistance and atherosclerosis, but little is known whether it could be a surrogate for estimating risk of...
Excessive Iodine Status among School-Age Children in Korea: A First Report

Choi YS, Ock S, Kwon S, Jung SB, Seok KH, Kim YJ, Kim BK, Jeong JY

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2017 Sep;32(3):370-374.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2017.32.3.370
BACKGROUND: Korea is considered an iodine sufficient country, and several studies have been conducted regarding iodine status in healthy Korean adults, pregnant women, and preschool children. However, data on iodine...
Leu72Met and Other Intronic Polymorphisms in the GHRL and GHSR Genes Are Not Associated with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, Insulin Resistance, or Serum Ghrelin Levels in a Saudi Population

Joatar FE, Al Qarni A, Ali ME, Al Masaud , Shire AM, Das N, Gumaa K, Giha HA

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2017 Sep;32(3):360-369.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2017.32.3.360
BACKGROUND: Ghrelin (GHRL), a gastric peptide encoded by the GHRL gene, is known to be involved in energy homeostasis via its G protein receptor, encoded by the growth hormone secretagogue...
The Eosinophil Count Tends to Be Negatively Associated with Levels of Serum Glucose in Patients with Adrenal Cushing Syndrome

Lee Y, Yi HS, Kim HR, Joung KH, Kang YE, Lee JH, Kim KS, Kim HJ, Ku BJ, Shong M

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2017 Sep;32(3):353-359.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2017.32.3.353
BACKGROUND: Cushing syndrome is characterized by glucose intolerance, cardiovascular disease, and an enhanced systemic inflammatory response caused by chronic exposure to excess cortisol. Eosinopenia is frequently observed in patients with...
Endocrinology and Metabolism Is Indexed in the Emerging Sources Citation Index

Lee WY

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2017 Sep;32(3):350-352.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2017.32.3.350
No abstract available.
Calcium and Cardiovascular Disease

Reid IR, Birstow SM, Bolland MJ

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2017 Sep;32(3):339-349.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2017.32.3.339
Circulating calcium is a risk factor for vascular disease, a conclusion arising from prospective studies involving hundreds of thousands of participants and extending over periods of up to 30 years....
CTNNB1 Mutation in Aldosterone Producing Adenoma

Wang JJ, Peng KY, Wu VC, Tseng FY, Wu KD

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2017 Sep;32(3):332-338.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2017.32.3.332
Discoveries of somatic mutations permit the recognition of subtypes of aldosterone-producing adenomas (APAs) with distinct clinical presentations and pathological features. Catenin β1 (CTNNB1) mutation in APAs has been recently described...
Epigenetic Modifications: Novel Therapeutic Approach for Thyroid Cancer

Zhu X, Cheng SY

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2017 Sep;32(3):326-331.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2017.32.3.326
The incidence of thyroid cancer is growing the fastest among all cancers in the United States, especially in women. The number of patients with thyroid neoplasm is part of an...
Effects of Incretin-Based Therapies on Diabetic Microvascular Complications

Kang YM, Jung CH

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2017 Sep;32(3):316-325.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2017.32.3.316
The morbidity and mortality associated with diabetic complications impose a huge socioeconomic burden worldwide. Therefore, the ultimate goal of managing diabetes mellitus (DM) is to lower the risk of macrovascular...
Metabolic Surgery in Korea: What to Consider before Surgery

Kim MK, Heo Y

  • Endocrinol Metab.
  • 2017 Sep;32(3):307-315.
  • doi: 10.3803/EnM.2017.32.3.307
Obesity is increasing globally and represents a significant global health problem because it predisposes towards various diseases, such as type 2 diabetes mellitus, cardiovascular disease, degenerative joint disease, and certain...

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