Mayumi Yoshida-Hiroi

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Combined pegylated interferon (PEG-IFN)+ribavirin (RBV) therapy has been used as a primary treatment for chronic hepatitis C. However, IFN-induced autoimmune disease, including type 1 diabetes mellitus, has been highlighted as one of the problems with this therapy. Here we report the case of a patient who developed type 1 diabetes mellitus during combined(More)
INTRODUCTION To date, there have been no reports on the prevalence of adrenal masses in type 2 diabetic patients. The present study aimed to evaluate the prevalence of adrenal incidentaloma in type 2 diabetic patients in Japan. SUBJECTS We retrospectively evaluated the presence of adrenal masses using abdominal CT scans in 304 type 2 diabetic patients. In(More)
Corticotropin-releasing hormone (CRH) is both a main regulator of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenocortical axis and the autonomic nervous system. CRH receptor type 1 (CRHR1)-deficient mice demonstrate alterations in behavior, impaired stress responses with adrenocortical insufficiency and aberrant neuroendocrine development, but the adrenal medulla has not(More)
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