Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism

Frequency: Bimonthly
Journal access: Open Access
Editor-in-Cheif: Hidekatsu Yanai, MD, National Center for Global Health and Medicine, Japan
ISSN-print: 1923-2861
ISSN-online: 1923-287X
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Call for Papers

CSpecial Issue

Topic: Autoimmune Polyglandular Syndrome
Welcome any types of papers (Original Article, Review Article, Short Communication, Editorial (Expert Opinion), Case Report, Letter to the Editor) about Autoimmune Polyglandular Syndrome and also major and minor component diseases of Autoimmune Polyglandular Syndrome (Addison disease, autoimmune thyroid diseases, hypoparathyroidism, type 1 diabetes, candidiasis, pernicious anemia, vitiligo, alopecia, other organ-specific autoimmune diseases, myasthenia gravis, Celiac disease, gonadal failure, malabsorption, autoimmune hypophysitis, sarcoidosis, autoimmune hepatitis, Sjögren’s syndrome, rheumatoid arthritis).

Submission deadline: December 31, 2017
Editor: Hidekatsu Yanai, MD, PhD


  • Diabetes Mellitus and the Cardiovascular System

    Diabetes mellitus (DM) is an epidemic which affects close to 100 million patients worldwide; the majority being type 2 diabetes mellitus. The rising incidence has resulted in a proportional increase in the frequency of cardiovascular disease attributable to DM, as revealed by various population-based studies.

  • Global Gene Expression Profiling in Omental Adipose Tissue of Morbidly Obese Diabetic African Americans

    Adipose tissues play an important role in the pathophysiology of obesity-related diseases including type 2 diabetes (T2D).

  • Myelolipomatous Adrenal Adenoma and Adrenal Scintigraphy

    Adrenal myelolipomas are usually benign and non-functioning masses. On the other hand, adrenal myelolipomatous adenoma that may mimic adrenal myelolipoma on conventional imaging may be a rare cause of subclinical Cushing’s disease.

  • Autonomic Diabetic Neuropathy Impairs Glucose and Dipeptidyl Peptidase 4 Inhibitor-Regulated Glucagon Concentration in Type 1 Diabetic Patients

    ipeptidyl peptidase 4 inhibitors (DPP4i) could exert their glucagonostatic action through a functional autonomic nervous system independently from insulin secretion.

  • Olfactory Sulcus Hypoplasia Images of a Case With Kallmann Syndrome

    Kallmann syndrome is a form of hypogonadotropic hypogonadism accompanied by anosmia or hyposmia. MR images of midline defects in Kallmann syndrome were rarely seen in the literature.







Sodium-Glucose Cotransporter 2 Inhibitors for Heart Failure

In this issue (P94), Kutoh reports type 2 diabetic patients who showed changes in cardiac function which is concomitant with changes in ketone bodies by using one of sodium glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitors (SGLT2i), tofogliflozin [1], proposing a possible mechanism for SGLT2i-mediated prevention of heart failure. Full Text

The Influence of Hormonal Contraception on Vitamin D Supplementation on Serum 25(OH)D3 Status in Premenopausal Women: A Prospective Double-Blind Placebo Random Controlled Trial

A number of cross-sectional studies have highlighted a potential benefit of estrogen-containing contraception on serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D) levels. Full Text

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Teriparatide Prevented Near Atypical Femur Fracture by Reducing Cortical Thickening in a Symptomatic Patient With Prolonged Use of Oral Bisphosphonate: A Case Report
Long-term bisphosphonate (BP) treatment is associated with adverse event of atypical femur fracture (AFF) due to their long-lasting unique bone-seeking properties, and subsequent uptake by osteoclasts results in sustained inhibition of bone resorption even after their cessation. We report a case of postmenopausal women who presented with pain and severe femoral cortical thickening on alendronate for 10 years, but with no signs of obvious radiolucent fracture line on radiograph and bone marrow edema on magnetic resonance imaging representing impending AFF. Full Text

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Table of Contents


Major Component Diseases, Autoantibodies, and Typical Clinical and Endocrinological Findings Observed in Each Type of Polyglandular Autoimmune Syndrome Abstract HTML PDF
Hidekatsu Yanai 133-134


Relationship Between the Consumption of Soy and Its Derivatives During Critical Periods of Development and in Adulthood and Endocrine-Metabolic Disorders Abstract HTML PDF
Adriana M. Vieira, Adriana M. Vieira, Poliana Guiomar A. Brasiel, Maira S. Ferreira, Maira S. Ferreira, Aline S. Aguiar, Aline S. Aguiar, Sheila Cristina P.D. Luquetti, Sheila Cristina P.D. Luquetti 135-140

Original Article

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome Is Less Frequent in Patients With Well-Controlled Acromegaly Treated With Somatostatin Analogues, Pegvisomant or in Combination Abstract HTML PDF
Burkhard L. Herrmann, Guenter K. Stalla, Katharina Laubner, Martin Bidlingmaier, Dagmar Fuehrer-Sakel 141-145
Clinical Impact of Hemorheology Assessed Using the Microchannel Array Flow Analyzer on Renal Resistive Index in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Abstract HTML PDF
Takashi Hitsumoto 146-152
The Prevalence of Resistant Hypertension Among Type 2 Diabetic Patients Attending the National Center for Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Genetics Abstract HTML PDF
Abeer Mohammad, Mousa Abujbara, Jafar Alshraideh, Hashem Jaddou, Kamel Ajlouni 153-158

Case Report

Polyglandular Autoimmune Syndrome Type IIIB: Hyperthyroidism and Pernicious Anemia, a Reminder of the Past Abstract HTML PDF
Ivan E. Ramirez De Oleo, Mateo Mejia Saldarriaga, Michael Silverman, Santiago Thibaud, Luke R. Sponholz 159-161
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