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: March 31, 2018
Editor: Hidekatsu Yanai, MD, PhD
Contact: editor@jofem.org

Highlights

  • 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.

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  • 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).

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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Featured

 

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


Image of the Issue

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

Review

Traumatic Brain Injury and the Gastrointestinal Tract: The Role of Female Sexual Hormones Abstract HTML PDF
Zakieh Keshavarzi, Amir R. Afshari, Nasibeh Mohammadzadeh, Masoud Mohebbi, Moein Mohebbi, Hamid Mollazadeh 163-171
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jem466w

Original Article

The Impact of Vitamin D Status on Preoperative Ultrasound Findings and Parathyroidectomy Outcomes in Patients With Primary Hyperparathyroidism Abstract HTML PDF
Ashutosh Surya, Peter N. Taylor, Hussam Abusahmin, Onyebuchi Okosieme, Gautam Das 172-177
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jem477w
Is It Relevant to Screen Subclinical Cushing’s Syndrome in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus? Abstract HTML PDF
Manel Jemel Hadiji, Imen Ksira, Emna Haouat, Henda Kammoun Jamoussi, Leila Ben Salem Hachmi 178-184
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jem454w
Assessment of Diabetes Knowledge Using the Michigan Brief Diabetes Knowledge Test Among Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Abstract HTML PDF
Turki M. Almalki, Naif R. Almalki, Khalid Balbaid, Khaled Alswat 185-189
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jem473w

Case Report

Metastatic Neuroendocrine Tumor in the Thyroid: Report of an Incidental Diagnosis Abstract HTML PDF
Uzma Mohammad Siddiqui, Aida L. Valencia-Guerrero, Nina Rosano, Eyad Hamoudeh 190-193
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jem468w
Ketoalkalosis: Masked Presentation of Diabetic Ketoacidosis With Literature Review Abstract HTML PDF
Vinod Kumar, Sushant M. Nanavati, Fnu Komal, Luis Carlos Ortiz, Namrata Paul, Manhedar Kumar, Patrick Michael, Monisha Singhal 194-196
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jem472w

Letter to the Editor

Practical Diagnostic Algorithm for Pituitary Tumors: What Is New in the 2017 WHO Classification? Abstract HTML PDF
Francisco Tortosa 197-198
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jem476w
Association of Serum Zn/Cu Ratio With Handgrip Strength and Hospitalization in Japanese Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Abstract HTML PDF
Hidetaka Hamasaki, Hidekatsu Yanai 199-200
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jem481w
 
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