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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CCCCSpecial 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


VLDL Is the Leading Actor in Lipid Abnormality in Patients With Diabetes and Obesity Abstract HTML PDF
Hidekatsu Yanai 101-102


Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy-Associated Metabolic Syndrome and Lipodystrophy: Pathophysiology and Current Therapeutic Interventions Abstract HTML PDF
Sanelisiwe Nzuza, Sindiswa Zondi, Ranjendraparsad Hurchund, Peter MO Owira 103-116

Original Article

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 Abstract HTML PDF
Matthew Alexander Wyon, Roger Wolman, Alan M. Nevill, Alison Barber, Marcia Edwards, Belinda Bowd, Frances Clarke, Janine Bryant, Ross Cloak 117-121
In-Hospital Postoperative Complications in Patients With Pituitary Adenoma Who Underwent Pituitary Surgery From January 2010 to December 2015: A Multicenter Study Abstract HTML PDF
Claire Carampatana-Jandug, Jonis Michael Esguerra, Gorgonia Panilagao, Athena Mejia, Jaime Rama, Florenz Eubil Bilocura 122-130

Letter to the Editor

Eicosapentaenoic Acid for Diabetic Abducens Nerve Palsy Abstract HTML PDF
Hidekatsu Yanai, Mariko Hakoshima 131-132
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