Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism

Coen D.A. Stehouwer, MD, PhD, FESC
Professor and Chair, Department of Internal Medicine, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, The Netherlands Read more...
Herbert Herzog
, PhD
Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Medicine, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

ISSN-print: 1923-2861  |  ISSN-online: 1923-287X  |  Bimonthly  | Open Access  | Aims and Scope

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  • Epicardial Adipose Tissue Thickness as a Reliable Marker of Increased Cardiovascular Risk in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

    Epicardial adipose tissue (EAT) is a distinct visceral adipose tissue that is present in between the visceral pericardium and myocardium, in which the coronary arteries are lodged. This tissue releases several inflammatory and atherogenic mediators which lead to the initiation and/or progression of coronary atherosclerosis ...

  • Association of Diabetes and Severe COVID-19 Outcomes: A Rapid Review and Meta-Analysis

    Addressing the urgent need for evidence on diabetes as a serious comorbidity for severe illness and death from coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), we investigated the association between diabetes and COVID-19 disease severity in patients hospitalized due to COVID-19.

  • Effects of Sodium-Glucose Cotransporter 2 Inhibitors on Hepatic Fibrosis in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes: A Chart-Based Analysis

    The presence of nonalcoholic fatty liver diseases (NAFLDs) and type 2 diabetes was associated with elevated risks of cardiovascular events as well as the progression of NAFLD to fibrosis/cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma.

  • Effects of Policosanol in Patients With Metabolic Syndrome: A Six-Month Study

    The metabolic syndrome comprises a set of cardiovascular risk factors represented by obesity of central distribution, dyslipidemias, glucose metabolism abnormalities and arterial hypertension, closely associated with insulin resistance. The aim of this study is to investigate in the medium term the effects of policosanol in patients with metabolic syndrome, as well as its safety and tolerability.

  • Acute Pancreatitis in a Patient With Parathyroid Carcinoma

    Parathyroid carcinoma is a rare endocrine malignancy. Clinical features of parathyroid carcinoma are mainly due to the effects of primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT). Hypercalcemia produced by primary or secondary hyperparathyroidism is a rare and unclear cause of acute pancreatitis.







The Optimal Medical Therapy for Glycemic Control in COVID-19

Diabetes is highly linked to the severity of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). My recent meta-analysis also suggested a higher prevalence of diabetes in severe COVID-19 as compared with non-severe COVID-19. Recent observational studies have shown that hyperglycemia was significantly associated with severity of COVID-19 in both diabetic and non-diabetic patients. Full Text

Luteinizing Hormone to Follicle-Stimulating Hormone Ratio Significantly Correlates With Androgen Level and Manifestations Are More Frequent With Hyperandrogenemia in Women With Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Altered luteinizing hormone to follicle-stimulating hormone (LH-FSH) ratio and hyperandrogenism are two important pathophysiological characteristics of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Full Text

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Giant Prolactinomas: Case Series and Review of the Literature
Giant prolactinomas can pose unique diagnostic and management challenges because of atypical presentations and confounding laboratory assessments. We present four cases of giant prolactinomas each presenting in a unique manner and discuss the diagnostic and management dilemmas associated with them. Full Text

Current Issue


Vol. 11, No. 1, Feb 2021

Table of Contents


The Optimal Medical Therapy for Glycemic Control in COVID-19 Abstract HTML PDF
Hidekatsu Yanai 1-7

Original Article

Comparison of Metformin and Alogliptin Fixed-Dose Tablets Once a Morning Versus Once an Evening Using Continuous Glucose Monitoring (AMPM Study): An Open-Label Randomized Cross-Over Trial Abstract HTML PDF
Futoshi Ebara, Masayuki Domichi, Akiko Suganuma, Naoki Sakane 8-13
Luteinizing Hormone to Follicle-Stimulating Hormone Ratio Significantly Correlates With Androgen Level and Manifestations Are More Frequent With Hyperandrogenemia in Women With Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Abstract HTML PDF
Md. Shahed Morshed, Hurjahan Banu, Nazma Akhtar, Tania Sultana, Afroza Begum, Moriom Zamilla, Sadiqa Tuqan, Sukanti Shah, Ahmed Hossain, Shazia Afrine, Emran Ur Rashid, Iffat Ara Jahan, M.A. Hasanat 14-21
Dietary Factors Associated With Dyslipidemia Traits in Individuals With Impaired Glucose Tolerance Abstract HTML PDF
Naoki Sakane, Akiko Suganuma, Hideshi Kuzuya 22-27

Short Communication

The Role of Inflammation in Contributing to Vascular Risk in Subclinical Hyperthyroidism: Randomized Controlled Trial Abstract HTML PDF
Shaikh Abdul Kader Kamaldeen Abdul Shakoor, Hong Li Jiao, Alvin Wai Kit Tan, Liew Huiling 28-32

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