Emiko Morita

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We report a 52-year-old woman who was noted to have elevated alkaline phosphatase (ALP), hypercalcemia (Ca: 11.7 mg/dL), and intact parathyroid hormone (intact PTH: 643.1 pg/mL), and then referred to our hospital with suspected hyperparathyroidism. Ultrasound examination of the neck and magnetic resonance imaging showed a mass region in the posterior aspect(More)
OBJECTIVE We assessed the effects of a 2-day in-hospital diabetes educational program in preventing or delaying progression of impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) to type 2 diabetes, including analysis of changes in serum lipids, body weight, and blood pressure after the program. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS A total of 426 subjects (51 +/- 9 years, BMI 24.6(More)
RESULTS — The average follow-up was 3.1 years. The incidence of diabetes was 8.0, 10.7, and 13.2 cases per 100 person-years for STH, DES, and control groups, respectively. The incidence of diabetes was 42% lower (95% CI 33–51%) in the STH group and 27% lower (15–37%) in the DES group than in the control group. The incidence of diabetes was 21% lower(More)
When we commonly evaluate the thyroid function, we measure TSH, free T3 and free T4. However, there are some cases that are difficult to diagnose because of the existence of thyroid hormone autoantibodies. We experienced a case of a 14-year-old girl with diffuse struma whose TSH, free T3 and free T4 were elevated by detected with Amerlex M free T3 and free(More)
Graves' ophthalmopathy in hypothyroid state is called Hypothyroid Graves' Disease, which is a comparatively rare disease. We experienced a case of a 57 year old man with severe exophthalmos and diplopia, which are typical symptoms of Graves' opthalmopathy, and with an extremely high thyroid-stimulating antibody(TSAb) level. He also had a firm diffuse goiter(More)
We report a rare case of virilizing adrenocortical adenoma complicated with Cushing's syndrome, thyroid papillary carcinoma and hypergastrinemia. A 45-year-old woman had a history of amenorrhea for 10 years, hypertension for 8 years, and diabetes mellitus for 3 years. Physical examination showed a masculinized woman with severe hirsutism, male-like(More)
The Conference will be divided in three parts: 1. Two first days at l’Abbaye de Royaumont: • Four conference sessions contextualising the place of acoustic ecology in the world today • Ten workshop presentations of projects and productions 2. Four days, travelling in France: The sounds of displacement: a group trip to experiment, observe and analyse the(More)