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  1. Although diabetes is one of the fastest increasing diseases in prevalence worldwide and demands significant medical resources, more than half of all patients with diabetes do not achieve the expected target le...

    Authors: Yoshiko Tominaga, Donald E. Morisky and Mayumi Mochizuki

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2021 21:117

    Content type: Research

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  2. Transsphenoidal surgery (TSS) remains the treatment of choice for non-functioning pituitary macroadenomas (NFPMA). The value of measuring tumour volumes before and after surgery, and its influence on endocrine...

    Authors: K. Seejore, S. A. Alavi, S. M. Pearson, J. M. W. Robins, B. Alromhain, A. Sheikh, P. Nix, T. Wilson, S. M. Orme, A. Tyagi, N. Phillips and R. D. Murray

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2021 21:116

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  3. Tamoxifen, which is one of the selective estrogen receptor modulators (SERMs), can bring out life-threatening complication, e.g. hypertriglyceridemia-induced acute pancreatitis, although it is rare. We precise...

    Authors: Hayato Isobe, Masashi Shimoda, Yuki Kan, Fuminori Tatsumi, Yukino Katakura, Tomohiko Kimura, Atsushi Obata, Kenji Kohara, Shuhei Nakanishi, Tomoatsu Mune, Kohei Kaku and Hideaki Kaneto

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2021 21:115

    Content type: Case report

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  4. Primary aldosteronism (PA) is highly prevalent in hypertensive population. Adrenal vein sampling (AVS) is the only procedure to assess adrenal aldosterone hypersecretion in PA. PA patients without aldosterone-...

    Authors: Fang Sun, Yangning Hong, Hexuan Zhang, Xiaoli Liu, Zhigang Zhao, Hongbo He, Zhencheng Yan and Zhiming Zhu

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2021 21:114

    Content type: Research article

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  5. There are insufficient data in case of the potential association of habitual dietary L-arginine and the risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) incidence. Here we aimed to examine the potential effect of dieta...

    Authors: Parvin Mirmiran, Zahra Bahadoran, Zahra Gaeini and Fereidoun Azizi

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2021 21:113

    Content type: Research article

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  6. Few studies have focused on the association between lifestyle and subclinical hypothyroidism (SCH). The purpose of this study was to investigate the association between lifestyle and thyroid function in SCH.

    Authors: Kejun Wu, Yu Zhou, Sujie Ke, Jingze Huang, Xuelin Gao, Beibei Li, Xiaoying Lin, Xiaohong Liu, Xiaoying Liu, Li Ma, Linxi Wang, Li Wu, Lijuan Wu, Chengwen Xie, Junjun Xu, Yanping Wang…

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2021 21:112

    Content type: Research

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  7. Low free triiodothyronine (FT3) levels are related to a poor prognosis deterioration in patients with COVID-19 presenting with non-thyroidal illness syndrome (NTI). This study was designed to explore whether f...

    Authors: Jing Gong, Ding-kun Wang, Hui Dong, Qing-song Xia, Zhao-yi Huang, Yan Zhao, Xing Chen, Fen Yuan, Jing-bin Li and Fu-er Lu

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2021 21:111

    Content type: Research article

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  8. Patients with growth hormone (GH)-secreting adenoma usually develop glucose intolerance. GH increases metabolic rate and, when secreted aberrantly, may result in metabolic syndrome. Herein, we examine the asso...

    Authors: JinYu Pan, XiangHong Yang and Wei Zhu

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2021 21:109

    Content type: Case report

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  9. Thyroid autoimmunity(TAI) is the most prevalent autoimmune condition in women of fertile age. There are increasing data regarding the association of thyroid dysfunction and thyroid autoimmunity with adverse pr...

    Authors: Batul Birjandi, Fahimeh Ramezani Tehrani, Atieh Amouzegar, Maryam Tohidi, Razieh Bidhendi Yarandi and Feriedoun Azizi

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2021 21:108

    Content type: Research

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  10. The prevalence of obesity is considered to be increased worldwide. Lack of mineral elements is one of the essential side effects of bariatric surgery as a trending treatment for obesity. We aimed to assess zin...

    Authors: Fahimeh Soheilipour, Mohammad Ebrahimian, Mohadeseh Pishgahroudsari, Maryam Hajian, Davoud Amirkashani, Mahtab Ordooei, Mohammad Radgoodarzi and Delaram Eskandari

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2021 21:107

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  11. The effects of vitamin and mineral supplementation on women with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) have not been well established. We conduct a meta-analysis to evaluate the effects of vitamin and mineral su...

    Authors: Dandan Li, Zixin Cai, Zhenhong Pan, Yan Yang and Jingjing Zhang

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2021 21:106

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  12. The best HbA1c test interval strategy for detecting new type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) cases in healthy individuals should be determined with consideration of HbA1c test characteristics, risk stratification t...

    Authors: Sachiko Ohde, Kensuke Moriwaki and Osamu Takahashi

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2021 21:105

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  13. Normoalbuminuric diabetic kidney disease (NADKD) is a newly defined DKD, the clinical features and pathogenesis for which are still being understood. This study aimed to investigate the features and risk facto...

    Authors: Qi Dai, Nan Chen, Ling Zeng, Xin-Jie Lin, Feng-Xiu Jiang, Xiong-Jie Zhuang and Ze-Yuan Lu

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2021 21:104

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  14. Pseudohypoaldosteronism type II (PHAII), also called Gordon syndrome, is a rare hereditary disease caused by variants in the WNK1, WNK4, KLHL3 and CUL3 genes. The combination of PHAII with hyperthyroidism and sec...

    Authors: Rui Zhang, Simin Zhang, Yingying Luo, Meng Li, Xin Wen, Xiaoling Cai, Xueyao Han and Linong Ji

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2021 21:103

    Content type: Case report

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  15. The purpose of this study was to investigate the application value of serum 25(OH)D3, uric acid, triglyceride (TG), and homeostasis model assessment of insulin resistance (HOMA-IR) in male patients with hyperu...

    Authors: Qun Zhang, Wei Chen, Canqin Yun and Juan Wang

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2021 21:102

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  16. This study estimated the incidence of major amputation for people in North Queensland, Australia, examined changes in amputation rates over time and investigated survival after major amputation.

    Authors: Tejas P. Singh, Joseph V. Moxon, Michael T. Meehan, Rhondda Jones, Yvonne Cadet-James and Jonathan Golledge

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2021 21:101

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  17. It is widely acknowledged that nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and type 2 diabetes mellitus(T2DM) are all chronic metabolic diseases. The objective of this study is to retrospectively probe the associ...

    Authors: Yuanyuan Zhang, Juyi Li, Yingqun Ni, Yan Wang and Huaizhen Liu

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2021 21:100

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  18. Diet is central to the management of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). Depending on the stage of the disease at which the recommended diet is initiated, optimal adherence can reduce HbA1c by about 1 to 2%. Howe...

    Authors: Hagos Amare Gebreyesus, Girmatsion Fisseha Abreha, Sintayehu Degu Besherae, Merhawit Atsbha Abera, Abraha Hailu Weldegerima, Eshetu Girma Kidane, Afework Mulugeta Bezabih, Tefera Belachew Lemma and Tsinuel Girma Nigatu

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2021 21:99

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  19. Manifestations of hypokalaemia in ectopic adrenocorticotropic hormonesyndrome(EAS) vary from mild muscle weakness to life-threatening arrhythmia. Herein, we present a rare case of EAS with concomitant rhabdomy...

    Authors: Wei Qiang, Sucai Song, Tianjun Chen, Zhe Wang, Jun Feng, Jiaojiao Zhang and Hui Guo

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2021 21:98

    Content type: Case report

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  20. Hyperuricemia has attracted increasing attention. However, limited concern has been paid to the potential dangers of lowering serum uric acid (SUA). We observed lower levels of SUA in patients with COVID-19. T...

    Authors: Fang Hu, Yifan Guo, Jianghong Lin, Yingjuan Zeng, Juan Wang, Man Li and Li Cong

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2021 21:97

    Content type: Research

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  21. Mental health problems are highly prevalent in people with type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM), which adversely impact physical health and quality of life. This study aimed to explore the experiences of people wit...

    Authors: Lucienne Ferrier, Chantal F. Ski, Casey O’Brien, Zoe Jenkins, David R. Thompson, Gaye Moore, Glenn Ward and David J. Castle

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2021 21:96

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  22. Uric acid has strong antioxidant activity, whereas its oxidative damage is closely related to many diseases. We assessed the association between serum uric acid (SUA) levels and premature rupture of membranes ...

    Authors: Meixiang Guo, Jun Lu, Xuemei Yu, Xiaowen Hu, Wenjing Hou and Shuguang Pang

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2021 21:95

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  23. Recent studies have reported that HbA1c and lipid variability is useful for risk stratification in diabetes mellitus. The present study evaluated the predictive value of the baseline, subsequent mean of at lea...

    Authors: Sharen Lee, Jiandong Zhou, Wing Tak Wong, Tong Liu, William K. K. Wu, Ian Chi Kei Wong, Qingpeng Zhang and Gary Tse

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2021 21:94

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  24. Patients with Crooke cell tumours present with features of Cushing syndrome or mass effect. There are few reports of patients with Crooke cell tumours presenting due to apoplexy. All of them had silent tumours...

    Authors: Nipun Lakshitha de Silva, Noel Somasundaram, Roshana Constantine and Himashi Kularatna

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2021 21:93

    Content type: Case report

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  25. The prevalence of diabetes is increasing worldwide. Our study aimed to estimate the changing trends in the prevalence and incidence of diagnosed type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) among Xiamen residents and the f...

    Authors: Weiwei He, Qiushi Xu, Lili Han, Ting Wu, Xiulin Shi, Lishan Ye, Guanhua Yao and Xuejun Li

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2021 21:92

    Content type: Research article

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  26. Although many studies on non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) are underway worldwide, and several existing studies have investigated the association between NAFLD and cardiovascular risk factors, studies ...

    Authors: A. L. Han

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2021 21:91

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  27. Hypercalcemia associated with acromegaly is mostly parathyroid hormone (PTH)-dependent, being caused by parathyroid hyperplasia or adenoma, which are common in individuals with multiple endocrine adenomatosis-...

    Authors: Shaomin Shi, Lan Zhang, Yerong Yu, Chun Wang and Jianwei Li

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2021 21:90

    Content type: Case report

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  28. Due to the increasing worldwide prevalence of obesity, it is essential to determine the prevalence of obesity-related thyroid dysfunctions. The purpose of this study was to investigate the prevalence of thyroi...

    Authors: Mahdi Mahdavi, Atieh Amouzegar, Ladan Mehran, Elham Madreseh, Maryam Tohidi and Fereidoun Azizi

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2021 21:89

    Content type: Research

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  29. B lymphocyte activating factor (BAFF) is a growth factor regulating B lymphocytes survival and maturation. Serum BAFF levels were elevated in patients affected with autoimmune thyroid diseases (AITD), includin...

    Authors: Xin Wang, Jinhui Huang, Aixia Zhang, Chen Fang, Qi Ma and Pengjun Jiang

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2021 21:88

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  30. Reliable quantification of the relationship between hypertension and diabetes risk is limited, especially among Chinese people. We aimed to investigate the association between hypertension and the risk of diab...

    Authors: Yang Wu, Haofei Hu, Jinlin Cai, Runtian Chen, Xin Zuo, Heng Cheng and Dewen Yan

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2021 21:87

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  31. Diabetes mellitus type two is one of the major cardiovascular risk factors. Treatment of diabetes can reduce this risk, but the treatment options differ a lot in their risk-reducing capabilities. We compared t...

    Authors: Pavle Vrebalov Cindro, Mladen Krnić, Darko Modun, Božo Smajić and Jonatan Vuković

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2021 21:86

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  32. Whether the metabolically healthy obese (MHO) phenotype is a single, stable or a transitional, fluctuating state is currently unknown. The Mexican-Mestizo population has a genetic predisposition for the develo...

    Authors: Daniel Elías-López, Arsenio Vargas-Vázquez, Roopa Mehta, Ivette Cruz Bautista, Fabiola Del Razo Olvera, Donaji Gómez-Velasco, Paloma Almeda Valdes and Carlos A. Aguilar-Salinas

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2021 21:85

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  33. Subclinical Cushing’s disease (SCD) is defined by corticotroph adenoma-induced mild hypercortisolism without typical physical features of Cushing’s disease. Infection is an important complication associated wi...

    Authors: Yuki Yamauchi, Hiraku Kameda, Kazuno Omori, Michio Tani, Kyu Yong Cho, Akinobu Nakamura, Hideaki Miyoshi, Shinya Tanaka and Tatsuya Atsumi

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2021 21:84

    Content type: Case report

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  34. Little is known about whether the influence of glycemic variability on arrhythmia is related to age in type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). Therefore, we aimed to compare the association between glycemic variabili...

    Authors: Jianbo Zhang, Jianmin Yang, Liwei Liu, Liyan Li, Jiangyin Cui, Shuo Wu and Kuanxiao Tang

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2021 21:83

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  35. Glycosylated hemoglobin (HbA1c) has obvious clinical value in the diagnosis of diabetes, but the conclusions on the diagnostic value of diabetic retinopathy (DR) are not consistent. This study aims to comprehe...

    Authors: Bo Zhang, Bingjie Zhang, Zhulin Zhou, Yutong Guo and Dan Wang

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2021 21:82

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  36. Hyperprolactinaemia might cause adverse metabolic effects. The aim of our study was to compare parameters of body composition, glucose and lipid metabolism between untreated patients with prolactinoma and cont...

    Authors: Anna Sophia Posawetz, Christian Trummer, Marlene Pandis, Felix Aberer, Thomas R. Pieber, Barbara Obermayer-Pietsch, Stefan Pilz and Verena Theiler-Schwetz

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2021 21:81

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  37. Obesity associated type 2 diabetes mellitus is a metabolic disorder ; however, the etiology of obesity associated type 2 diabetes mellitus remains largely unknown. There is an urgent need to further broaden th...

    Authors: G. Prashanth, Basavaraj Vastrad, Anandkumar Tengli, Chanabasayya Vastrad and Iranna Kotturshetti

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2021 21:80

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  38. The study objective was to evaluate the effects of professional continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) as an adjuvant educational tool for improving glycemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D).

    Authors: Dulce Adelaida Rivera-Ávila, Alejandro Iván Esquivel-Lu, Carlos Rafael Salazar-Lozano, Kyla Jones and Svetlana V. Doubova

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2021 21:79

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  39. Diabetes insipidus (DI) can be a common cause of polydipsia and polyuria. Here, we present a case of congenital nephrogenic diabetes insipidus (CNDI) accompanied with central diabetes insipidus (CDI) secondary...

    Authors: Wei Zhang, Yimin Shen, Yuezhong Ren, Yvbo Xin and Lijun Wang

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2021 21:78

    Content type: Case report

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  40. Understanding the causes and risk factors of metabolic syndrome is important for promoting population health. Oxidative stress has been associated with metabolic syndrome, and also obstructive sleep apnea. The...

    Authors: Behnam Kargar, Zahra Zamanian, Majid Bagheri Hosseinabadi, Vahid Gharibi, Mohammad Sanyar Moradi and Rosanna Cousins

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2021 21:77

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  41. Wolfram syndrome (WS) is a rare autosomal recessive disorder characterized by diabetes insipidus, diabetes mellitus, optic atrophy and deafness. Mutations in Wolfram syndrome 1 (WFS1) gene may cause dysregulated ...

    Authors: Yingying Gong, Li Xiong, Xiujun Li, Lei Su and Haipeng Xiao

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2021 21:76

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  42. The gold standard for the diagnosis of central precocious puberty (CPP) is gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) or GnRH analogs (GnRHa) stimulation test. But the stimulation test is time-consuming and costly....

    Authors: Jingyu You, Xianying Cheng, Xiaojing Li, Mingqing Li, Li Yao, Feihong Luo, Ruoqian Cheng, Li Xi and Jiangfeng Ye

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2021 21:75

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  43. Type 2 Diabetes (T2D) represents one of the leading causes for hospital admissions and outpatient visits. Hence, T2D continuously imposes a significant burden to healthcare systems. The aim of this study was t...

    Authors: Lemma Demissie Regassa and Assefa Tola

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2021 21:74

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  44. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2D) is a common and complex disease. Dysfunction of pancreatic β cells, which cannot release sufficient insulin, plays a central role in T2D. Genetics plays a critical role in T2D et...

    Authors: Liangcai Ding, Mengdi Cai, Lu Chen, Han Yan, Shicheng Lu, Shuchao Pang and Bo Yan

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2021 21:73

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  45. Diabetic foot self-care refers to a group of self-management behaviors that can reduce the incidence of foot ulcers and amputations. It is necessary to have a valid and reliable standard tool to measure foot s...

    Authors: Hassan Mahmoodi, Kamel Abdi, Emmanuel Navarro-Flores, Zaniar Karimi, Hamid Sharif Nia and Reza Ghanei Gheshlagh

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2021 21:72

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  46. Acrodysostosis is a rare hereditary disorder described as a primary bone dysplasia with or without hormonal resistance. Pathogenic variants in the PRKAR1A and PDE4D genes are known genetic causes of this conditio...

    Authors: Gunda Petraitytė, Kamilė Šiaurytė, Violeta Mikštienė, Loreta Cimbalistienė, Dovilė Kriaučiūnienė, Aušra Matulevičienė, Algirdas Utkus and Eglė Preikšaitienė

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2021 21:71

    Content type: Case report

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  47. Interleukin (IL)-6 and IL-10 are the most important cytokine with pro and anti-inflammatory activities, respectively. Dysregulation of IL-6 and IL-10 are associated with increased risk of developing Type 2 Dia...

    Authors: Birhanu Ayelign, Markos Negash, Henok Andualem, Tadelo Wondemagegn, Eyuel Kassa, Tewodros Shibabaw, Yonas Akalu and Meseret Derbew Molla

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2021 21:70

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  48. Papillary thyroid cancer (PTC) is the most common type of thyroid cancer and the incidence of PTC has continued to increase over the past decades. Many studies have shown that obesity is an independent risk fa...

    Authors: Maoguang Ma, Mingdian Wang, Zhanqiang Zhang, Bo Lin, Zicheng Sun, Haoyan Guan, Weiming Lv and Jie Li

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2021 21:69

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  49. Gestational diabetes is the most common medical complication in pregnancy, and it has many side effects for the mother and the fetus. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of oat bran consumption on...

    Authors: Zahra Barati, Mina Iravani, Majid Karandish, Mohammad Hosein Haghighizadeh and Sara Masihi

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2021 21:67

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