Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism

Hidekatsu Yanai, MD, National Center for Global Health and Medicine, Chiba, Japan

Frequency: Bimonthly
Journal access: Open Access
ISSN-print: 1923-2861
ISSN-online: 1923-287X
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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Serologic Screening of Celiac Disease in Patients With Type 1 Diabetes

    Type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) is an autoimmune disorder associated with increased risk of additional autoimmune diseases (ADs) as celiac disease (CD). The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence of CDs in a population of diabetic children along with the presence of any suggestive clinical signs and symptoms of CD and any effects of CD on the patients’ diabetic control and growth.







Multidisciplinary Approach to Prevent Limb Amputation in Diabetic Patients

Diabetes mellitus is a complex disease with clinical sequelae including cardiovascular disease, renal failure, extremity complications, and death. Lower limb amputation is the most serious morbidity and consequence for diabetic patients due to its associated burden on quality of life and economic implications. Limb amputation is caused by a series of complications involving multiple organ systems. Full Text

Evaluation of Age-Specific Efficacy and Safety of 12 Months of Sitagliptin Therapy Administered by Non-Diabetologists

The mean age of overall incident dialysis patients is 68.9 years for men and 71.4 years for women, and it is increasing yearly, and diabetic nephropathy is the most common underlying disease of it. On the other hand, the number of diabetologist has been insufficient for an ever-increasing number of diabetic patients in Japan. Full Text

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Metatropic Dysplasia: A Description of a Newborn With Suspected Epiphyseal Dysplasia
A female newborn child on day 4 of life with a suspected skeletal system deficit was admitted to the Clinic of Pediatrics, Neonate Pathology and Bone Metabolic Diseases for further diagnostics and treatment. Medical history and records indicated that the child was born spontaneously from the first pregnancy, first delivery, in week 38 of pregnancy, with body weight of 2,780 g and Apgar score of 2/5/8/8. Full Text

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Table of Contents


Favipiravir: A Possible Pharmaceutical Treatment for COVID-19 Abstract HTML PDF
Hidekatsu Yanai 33-34
Can Dipeptidyl Peptidase 4 Inhibitor Be the Therapeutic Candidate for the COVID-19? Abstract HTML PDF
Hidekatsu Yanai 35

Original Article

Effects of Policosanol in Patients With Metabolic Syndrome: A Six-Month Study Abstract HTML PDF
Liuba Arteche-Hidalgo, Julio Cesar Fernandez-Travieso, Noysbel Suarez-Camejo, Juan Marin-Preval, Victor Alvarez-Acosta, Julian Chaviano-Pereira, Maura Garcia-Sanchez, Idelsis Esquivel-Moinelo, Marisol Diaz-Gonzalez, Odalys Matos-Reyes, Lilia Fernandez-Dorta, Jose Illnait-Ferrer, Sarahi Mendoza-Castano, Maicel Monzon-Perez, Victoria Sanchez Pedroso 36-44

Case Report

Hypothyroidism and Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Abstract HTML PDF
Randa Hazam, Ahmed Taha, John Kimbugwe, Nahla Elzubeir, Sameer Prakash, Faiza Mubeen, Bharat Khandheria 45-48
Medical Management of Primary Hyperparathyroidism in Pregnancy: A Case Report and Brief Literature Review Abstract HTML PDF
Xinyuan Ning, Wedad Rahman, Rana Malek 49-53
Acute Pancreatitis in a Patient With Parathyroid Carcinoma: A Case Report Abstract HTML PDF
Rita Gervasi, Lucia Stella Curto, Serena Fulginiti, Vincenzo Tiesi, Nadia Innaro 54-56

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