International Journal of Diabetes and Endocrinology

Volume 6, Issue 3, September 2021

  • Metabolic Profile and Insulin Resistance in Different Phenotypes of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Attending in a Tertiary Care Hospital of Bangladesh

    Mohammad Afjal Hossain, Milton Barua, Mirza Sharifuzzaman, Farzana Amin, Lutful Kabir, Nusrat Mahmud, Faria Afsana, Faruque Pathan, Mahmudul Kabir, Mahmudul Islam Talukder, Amanat Ullah

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 3, September 2021
    Pages: 88-94
    Received: Apr. 11, 2021
    Accepted: Jun. 15, 2021
    Published: Jun. 30, 2021
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    Abstract: Background: Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common endocrine disorder associated with various phenotypic expressions. Aims: This study was conducted to observe and compare various metabolic components in different phenotypes of PCOS and to find out the frequency of insulin resistance (IR) among them. Materials and Methods: Eighty (80) patient... Show More
  • Top-cited Articles in Primary Aldosteronism: A Bibliometric Analysis

    Qiang-Hong Pu, Qiu-Ju Lyu

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 3, September 2021
    Pages: 95-104
    Received: Jul. 07, 2021
    Accepted: Jul. 26, 2021
    Published: Aug. 04, 2021
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    Abstract: Background: The objective of this study was to identify the top 100 cited articles in primary aldosteronism, and examine their characteristics. Methods: Science Citation Index Expanded database was utilized to search for the top 100 cited articles published since 1900. Articles were evaluated for several characteristics, including the number of cit... Show More
  • Active Vitamin D3 Protects Against Diabetic Kidney Disease by Regulating the JNK Signaling Pathway in Rats

    Xiaoju Fan, Linlin Liu, Wenzhuo Zhu, Yumei Zhao, Haowei Zhang, Yang Wu, Jia Fu, Hongmin Liang, Rui Han

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 3, September 2021
    Pages: 105-113
    Received: Jul. 27, 2021
    Accepted: Aug. 09, 2021
    Published: Aug. 13, 2021
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    Abstract: Diabetic kidney disease (DKD) is an inflammatory disease caused by metabolic disorder. As an important signaling pathway in the inflammatory response, the JNK signaling pathway plays an crucial role in kidney injury in DKD. Vitamin D3 can reduce the inflammatory reaction and delay or even reverse DKD progression. Unfortunately, the mechanism by whi... Show More
  • Diabetes and Hypothyroidism Alone and Simultaneously in Bulgarian Pregnant Women - Frequency and Features of Various Risk Factors

    Anna-Maria Borissovа, Boyana Trifonova, Lilia Dakovska, Eugenia Michaylova, Mircho Vukov

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 3, September 2021
    Pages: 114-124
    Received: Aug. 24, 2021
    Accepted: Sep. 16, 2021
    Published: Sep. 27, 2021
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    Abstract: Gestational hypothyroidism affects the maturation and function of the beta cell, which can influence glucose metabolism. The aim of the study is to investigate the relationship between Hypothyroidism and Hyperglycemia in Bulgarian pregnant women and to look for the influence of various factors on the manifestation of each of these diseases separate... Show More