Praveen Valiyaparambil Pavithran

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Obesity has been recognized as a major global public health concern. In particular, childhood obesity is a major risk factor for other health issues, such as type 2 diabetes, in later stages of life. A few earlier studies have associated exposure to endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) with childhood obesity. There is limited information, however, on(More)
Hyponatremia occurs in about 30% of hospitalized patients and syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion (SIADH) is a common cause of hyponatremia. SIADH should be differentiated from other causes of hyponatremia like diuretic therapy, hypothyroidism and hypocortisolism. Where possible, all attempts should be made to identify and rectify the(More)
BACKGROUND Tumour-induced osteomalacia (TIO) is a rare disorder characterized by hypophosphataemic osteomalacia caused by small mesenchymal tumours secreting fibroblast growth factor 23 (FGF 23). The most difficult part in the management of these patients is the localization of tumours causing TIO. OBJECTIVE We describe the utility of Gallium (Ga)-68(More)
The potential effects of inhibitory immunoglobulins to insulin were first described in insulintreated patients many decades ago (1). This antibody response is thought to occur in at least 40% of patients on insulin therapy (2). Subsequent case reports documented glycemic excursions in the form of markedly increased insulin requirements and unpredictable(More)
Indian Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism | Volume 21 | March 2017 | ESICON 2016 Abstracts S2 Primary testicular failure: A search for ideal biomarkers Ashutosh Halder, Prashant Kumar, Manish Jain Reproductive Biology, AIIMS, New Delhi, India. E-mail: Background: Primary testicular failure (hypergonadotropic hypogonadism)(More)
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