Xanthippi Tsekmekidou

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OBJECTIVE Postprandial suppression of bone resorption is considered one of the main contributors in the circadian rhythm of bone turnover markers. The aim of this study was to investigate this physiological response of bone tissue in diseases that affect bone metabolism. PATIENTS AND METHODS In this study, 118 patients (45 hypothyroid, 40 hyperthyroid,(More)
UNLABELLED Latent autoimmune diabetes in adults (LADA) is a relatively new type of diabetes with a clinical phenotype of type 2 diabetes (T2D) and an immunological milieu characterized by high titers of islet autoantibodies, resembling the immunological profile of type 1 diabetes (T1D). Herein, we report a case of a young male, diagnosed with LADA based on(More)
Vitamin D deficiency has been associated with both type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and autoimmune disorders. The association of vitamin D with T2DM and thyroid autoimmunity (TAI) has not been investigated. Thus, we aimed to explore the putative association between T2DM and thyroid autoimmunity (TAI) focusing on the role of 25-hydroxy-vitamin D (25(OH)D).(More)
Nowadays, obesity is the greatest scourge worldwide, particularly for the developed countries and is a huge burden for the public health. Over the past decade, GWAS have revealed a number of genes associated with obesity. The fat mass and obesity associated (FTO) gene was the first one associated with obesity in a significant number of populations and(More)
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