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Decreased health-related quality of life in disease-free survivors of differentiated thyroid cancer in Korea
  • J. Lee, S. Kim, +7 authors S. Kim
  • Medicine
  • Health and quality of life outcomes
  • 15 September 2010
BackgroundConcern regarding the health-related quality of life (HRQOL) of long-term survivors of thyroid cancer has risen due to the rapid increase in the incidence of thyroid cancer, which generallyExpand
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Betacellulin and nicotinamide sustain PDX1 expression and induce pancreatic beta-cell differentiation in human embryonic stem cells.
  • Y. Cho, J. M. Lim, +9 authors H. Lee
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Biochemical and biophysical research…
  • 1 February 2008
The major obstacle in cell therapy of diabetes mellitus is the limited source of insulin-producing beta cells. Very recently, it was shown that a five-stage protocol recapitulating in vivo pancreaticExpand
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Insulin-sensitizing effects of exercise on adiponectin and retinol-binding protein-4 concentrations in young and middle-aged women.
CONTEXT Exercise training enhances insulin sensitivity. Changes in retinol-binding protein-4 (RBP4) and adiponectin levels are linked to insulin resistance. OBJECTIVE We tested whether theExpand
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The association between glycemic variability and diabetic cardiovascular autonomic neuropathy in patients with type 2 diabetes
BackgroundIt is presently unclear whether glycemic variability is associated with diabetic cardiovascular autonomic neuropathy (CAN). The aim of this study was to examine whether short- and/orExpand
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Diabetes Fact Sheet in Korea, 2016: An Appraisal of Current Status
Background This report presents the recent prevalence and comorbidities related to diabetes in Korea by analyzing the nationally representative data. Methods Using data from the Korea National HealthExpand
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Glycemic Variability: How Do We Measure It and Why Is It Important?
Chronic hyperglycemia is the primary risk factor for the development of complications in diabetes mellitus (DM); however, it is believed that frequent or large glucose fluctuations may independentlyExpand
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Prevalence, Awareness, and Management of Obesity in Korea: Data from the Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (1998-2011)
Background Obesity is a risk factor for diabetes and several cardiovascular diseases. This study was to investigate the trends in the prevalence, awareness, and management status of obesity among theExpand
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Clinical characteristics and follow-up of Korean patients with adrenal incidentalomas
Background/Aims We investigated the clinical characteristics and follow-up findings of subjects with adrenal incidentalomas in a single, tertiary-care hospital in South Korea. Methods The studyExpand
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A Case of Resistance to Thyroid Hormone with Thyroid Cancer
Resistance to thyroid hormone (RTH) is an autosomal dominant hereditary disorder that is difficult to diagnose because of its rarity and variable clinical features. The magnitude of RTH is caused byExpand
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Regular Exercise Is Associated with a Reduction in the Risk of NAFLD and Decreased Liver Enzymes in Individuals with NAFLD Independent of Obesity in Korean Adults
Background We evaluated the association of regular physical exercise with the presence of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and liver enzymes in relation to obesity and insulin resistance.Expand
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