Mustafa Kulaksızoğlu

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OBJECTIVE One of the common features of hypothyroidism is weight gain or failure to lose weight. Bradycardia and mild hypertension can be seen as well. Impact of thyroid hormone deficiency on glucose and insulin metabolism is not fully understood. Thyroid hormones play a role in lipid synthesis, metabolism and mobilization. Metabolic syndrome is a status(More)
We recently encountered a 35-year old man who suffered from frequent hypoglycemia. His blood test revealed the presence of high and suppressed level of insulin with supressed C-peptide levels, hypothalamic-pituitary axis was normal response in hypoglycemia and negative for anti-insulin antibody. Endocrinological and imaging data eliminated the possibility(More)
OBJECTIVE This retrospective multicenter study, centrally conducted and supported by the Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism of Turkey, aimed to evaluate the impact of free RET proto-oncogene testing in medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC) patients. Surgical timing, adequacy of the treatment, and frequency of prophylactic thyroidectomy (PTx) in mutation(More)
Plasma TAFI may participate in arterial thrombosis in cardiovascular diseases (CVD) and may be involved in the mechanism of vascular endothelial damage in diabetic patients. The aim of this study was to investigate the association of plasma TAFI antigen level in the development of diabetic foot ulcer in Type 2 diabetes. The TAFI antigen levels were(More)
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