Nan Hee Kim

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Publications

  1. pmc Effect of eplerenone, a selective aldosterone blocker, on the development of diabetic nephropathy in type 2 diabetic rats
    Jae Hee Ahn
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Diabetes Metab J 36:128-35. 2012
  2. pmc Obstructive sleep apnea and abnormal glucose metabolism
    Nan Hee Kim
    Division of Endocrinology, Department of Internal Medicine, Korea University Ansan Hospital, Korea University College of Medicine, Ansan, Korea
    Diabetes Metab J 36:268-72. 2012
  3. doi request reprint The separate and joint effects of prolonged QT interval and heart rate on mortality
    Nan Hee Kim
    Endocrinology and Metabolism, Korea University Medical School, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Atherosclerosis 209:539-44. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Association of adiponectin, resistin, and vascular inflammation: analysis with 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography
    Hae Yoon Choi
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 31:944-9. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Association between sRAGE, esRAGE levels and vascular inflammation: analysis with (18)F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography
    Sae Jeong Yang
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Atherosclerosis 220:402-6. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Higher mortality in metabolically obese normal-weight people than in metabolically healthy obese subjects in elderly Koreans
    Kyung Mook Choi
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, Korea University, Seoul, Korea
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 79:364-70. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Serum adipocyte fatty acid-binding protein is associated independently with vascular inflammation: analysis with (18)F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography
    Hye Jin Yoo
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Korea University College of Medicine, Guro Dong, Guro Gu, Seoul 152 703, Korea
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 96:E488-92. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Body size phenotypes and low muscle mass: the Korean sarcopenic obesity study (KSOS)
    Tae Nyun Kim
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, Korea University Guro Hospital, 80 Guro dong, Guro Gu, Seoul 152 050, Korea
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 98:811-7. 2013
  9. pmc Association of circulating omentin-1 level with arterial stiffness and carotid plaque in type 2 diabetes
    Hye Jin Yoo
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 10:103. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Circulating chemerin level is independently correlated with arterial stiffness
    Hye Jin Yoo
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    J Atheroscler Thromb 19:59-66; discussion 67-8. 2012

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  1. pmc Effect of eplerenone, a selective aldosterone blocker, on the development of diabetic nephropathy in type 2 diabetic rats
    Jae Hee Ahn
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Diabetes Metab J 36:128-35. 2012
    ..We investigated the renoprotective effect of the selective aldosterone receptor blocker eplerenone, the angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor lisinopril, and combined eplerenone and lisinopril treatment in type 2 diabetic rats...
  2. pmc Obstructive sleep apnea and abnormal glucose metabolism
    Nan Hee Kim
    Division of Endocrinology, Department of Internal Medicine, Korea University Ansan Hospital, Korea University College of Medicine, Ansan, Korea
    Diabetes Metab J 36:268-72. 2012
    ..Randomized controlled trials are needed to evaluate the ability of OSA treatment to reduce the risk of diabetes and insulin resistance in subjects without diabetes and to ameliorate glucose control in patients with diabetes...
  3. doi request reprint The separate and joint effects of prolonged QT interval and heart rate on mortality
    Nan Hee Kim
    Endocrinology and Metabolism, Korea University Medical School, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Atherosclerosis 209:539-44. 2010
    ..To optimally distinguish the effects of QT interval and heart rate on mortality, QT interval and heart rate were modeled separately and jointly in Pima Indians...
  4. doi request reprint Association of adiponectin, resistin, and vascular inflammation: analysis with 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography
    Hae Yoon Choi
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 31:944-9. 2011
    ..18)F-Fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) positron emission tomography is a promising imaging technique that can be used to evaluate vascular inflammation...
  5. doi request reprint Association between sRAGE, esRAGE levels and vascular inflammation: analysis with (18)F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography
    Sae Jeong Yang
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Atherosclerosis 220:402-6. 2012
    ..18)F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography (FDG-PET) is a novel imaging technique for detecting vascular inflammation...
  6. doi request reprint Higher mortality in metabolically obese normal-weight people than in metabolically healthy obese subjects in elderly Koreans
    Kyung Mook Choi
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, Korea University, Seoul, Korea
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 79:364-70. 2013
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  7. doi request reprint Serum adipocyte fatty acid-binding protein is associated independently with vascular inflammation: analysis with (18)F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography
    Hye Jin Yoo
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Korea University College of Medicine, Guro Dong, Guro Gu, Seoul 152 703, Korea
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 96:E488-92. 2011
    ..Growing evidence has shown that adipocyte fatty acid-binding protein (A-FABP) has an important role in the development of atherosclerosis...
  8. doi request reprint Body size phenotypes and low muscle mass: the Korean sarcopenic obesity study (KSOS)
    Tae Nyun Kim
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, Korea University Guro Hospital, 80 Guro dong, Guro Gu, Seoul 152 050, Korea
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 98:811-7. 2013
    ..Unique subsets of body size phenotypes seem to be more prone or more resistant to the development of obesity-associated metabolic disorders, although the underlying mechanism is not yet clearly understood...
  9. pmc Association of circulating omentin-1 level with arterial stiffness and carotid plaque in type 2 diabetes
    Hye Jin Yoo
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 10:103. 2011
    ..Omentin-1 is a recently discovered novel adipokine, so data about the relationship of this adipokine to vascular health in type 2 diabetes is limited...
  10. ncbi request reprint Circulating chemerin level is independently correlated with arterial stiffness
    Hye Jin Yoo
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    J Atheroscler Thromb 19:59-66; discussion 67-8. 2012
    ..We examined the association between circulating chemerin levels and arterial stiffness, as represented by the brachial ankle pulse wave velocity (baPWV)...
  11. doi request reprint Liver enzymes and vitamin D levels in metabolically healthy but obese individuals: Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Ho Cheol Hong
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, Korea University, Seoul, Korea
    Metabolism 62:1305-12. 2013
    ..We examined liver enzymes and vitamin D levels in metabolically healthy but obese (MHO) individuals and compared the values with those of other body size phenotypes in the Korean population...
  12. doi request reprint Relationship between sarcopenia and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease: the Korean Sarcopenic Obesity Study
    Ho Cheol Hong
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, Korea University, Seoul, Korea
    Hepatology 59:1772-8. 2014
    ..In a multiple logistic regression analysis, the odds ratio for NAFLD risk was 5.16 (95% confidence interval [CI] = 1.63-16.33) in the lowest quartile of SMI compared to the highest after adjusting for potential confounding factors...
  13. doi request reprint High-sensitivity C-reactive protein in the low- and intermediate-Framingham risk score groups: analysis with 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography
    Sae Jeong Yang
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Int J Cardiol 163:277-81. 2013
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  14. pmc Low vitamin D status is associated with nonalcoholic Fatty liver disease independent of visceral obesity in Korean adults
    Ji A Seo
    Division of Endocrinology, Department of Internal Medicine, Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    PLoS ONE 8:e75197. 2013
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  15. pmc Short sleep duration combined with obstructive sleep apnea is associated with visceral obesity in Korean adults
    Nam Hoon Kim
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, Korea University College of Medicine, Ansan, Korea
    Sleep 36:723-9. 2013
    ..To determine whether short sleep duration alone or combined with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is associated with regional body fat including abdominal visceral fat area (VFA) among Korean adults...
  16. doi request reprint Skeletal muscle mass to visceral fat area ratio is associated with metabolic syndrome and arterial stiffness: The Korean Sarcopenic Obesity Study (KSOS)
    Tae Nyun Kim
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, Korea University, Seoul 152 050, Republic of Korea
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 93:285-91. 2011
    ..We investigated the association of the ASM to VFA ratio, which we have termed the muscle-to-fat ratio (MFR), with metabolic syndrome and arterial stiffness...
  17. doi request reprint Combined effect of high-normal blood pressure and low HDL cholesterol on mortality in an elderly Korean population: the South-West Seoul (SWS) study
    Nan Hee Kim
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, Korea University, Seoul, Korea
    Am J Hypertens 24:918-23. 2011
    ..We compared the mortality risk between those with prehypertension and HNBP and evaluated whether the presence of components of metabolic syndrome (MetS) can improve the prediction of mortality in subjects with HNBP...
  18. pmc The cutoff values of visceral fat area and waist circumference for identifying subjects at risk for metabolic syndrome in elderly Korean: Ansan Geriatric (AGE) cohort study
    Ji A Seo
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, Korea University Ansan Hospital, 516 Gojan 1 dong, Danwon gu, Ansan, Gyeonggi do 425 707, Republic of Korea
    BMC Public Health 9:443. 2009
    ..We aimed to suggest WC and VFA criteria and to compare the predictability of WC and VFA to identify people at risk for MetS...
  19. pmc Prevalence and determinant factors of sarcopenia in patients with type 2 diabetes: the Korean Sarcopenic Obesity Study (KSOS)
    Tae Nyun Kim
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, Korea University, Seoul, Korea
    Diabetes Care 33:1497-9. 2010
    ..We examined prevalence of sarcopenia in Korean patients with type 2 diabetes and compared body compositional parameters between subjects with and without type 2 diabetes...
  20. doi request reprint Serum gamma-glutamyl transferase level is an independent predictor of incident hypertension in Korean adults
    Nan Hee Kim
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Kangbuk Samsung Hospital, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Clin Exp Hypertens 34:402-9. 2012
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  21. doi request reprint LECT2 induces atherosclerotic inflammatory reaction via CD209 receptor-mediated JNK phosphorylation in human endothelial cells
    Hwan Jin Hwang
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, Korea University, Seoul, Korea
    Metabolism 64:1175-82. 2015
    ..However, its role in atherosclerotic inflammatory reactions has not been examined. Therefore, we investigated the function of LECT2 on the expression of vascular adhesion molecules and inflammatory cytokines in human endothelial cells...
  22. doi request reprint Association between body size phenotype and sleep duration: Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey V (KNHANES V)
    Ja Young Ryu
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, Korea University, Seoul, Korea
    Metabolism 64:460-6. 2015
    ..We investigated the association between body size phenotypes and sleep duration after adjusting potential confounding factors...
  23. doi request reprint Vascular inflammation in metabolically abnormal but normal-weight and metabolically healthy obese individuals analyzed with ¹⁸F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography
    Hye Jin Yoo
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, Korea University, Seoul, Korea
    Am J Cardiol 115:523-8. 2015
    ..50] vs 1.22 [1.12, 1.37], p = 0.006). In conclusion, the present study suggests that unique subsets of body size phenotype, such as MHO or metabolically abnormal but normal weight, may have distinct effects on vascular inflammation. ..
  24. doi request reprint Clinical and metabolic factors associated with development and regression of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in nonobese subjects
    Nam Hoon Kim
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Liver Int 34:604-11. 2014
    ..We investigated contributing factors for the development and regression of NAFLD in nonobese Koreans, and whether they would differ from those of obese subjects...
  25. doi request reprint Vascular inflammation stratified by C-reactive protein and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels: analysis with 18F-FDG PET
    Hye Jin Yoo
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, Korea University College of Medicine, and Cardiovascular Center, Guro Hospital, Seoul, Korea
    J Nucl Med 52:10-7. 2011
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  26. doi request reprint Association of metabolically abnormal but normal weight (MANW) and metabolically healthy but obese (MHO) individuals with arterial stiffness and carotid atherosclerosis
    Hye Jin Yoo
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, Korea University, Seoul, Republic of Korea Electronic address
    Atherosclerosis 234:218-23. 2014
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  27. doi request reprint Vascular inflammation in patients with impaired glucose tolerance and type 2 diabetes: analysis with 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography
    Tae Nyun Kim
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 3:142-8. 2010
    ..This study was designed to examine the vascular inflammation measured using FDG-PET in patients with impaired glucose tolerance and T2DM, in comparison with age- and sex-matched control subjects with normal glucose tolerance...
  28. doi request reprint Evening chronotype is associated with metabolic disorders and body composition in middle-aged adults
    Ji Hee Yu
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism J H Y, J H A, H J C, S K L, H J Y, J A S, S G K, K M C, S H B, D S C, N H K, Department of Internal Medicine, Korea University College of Medicine, Ansan 425 707, Korea Department of Neurology C H Y, Bundang Clinical Neuroscience Center, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Seongnam 463 707, Korea Department of Psychology S S, Sungshin Women s University, Seoul 136 742, Korea and the Institute of Human Genomic Study C S, Korea University Ansan Hospital, Korea University College of Medicine, Ansan 425 707, Korea
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 100:1494-502. 2015
    ..Chronotype is a trait determining individual circadian preference in behavioral and biological rhythm relative to external light-dark cycle. However, little is known about the relationship between chronotype and metabolic disorders...
  29. doi request reprint Visceral adiposity and skeletal muscle mass are independently and synergistically associated with left ventricular structure and function: the Korean Genome and Epidemiology Study
    Juri Park
    Division of Endocrinology, Department of Internal Medicine, Hallym University Kangdong Sacred Heart Hospital, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Int J Cardiol 176:951-5. 2014
    ..Obesity and low muscle mass may coexist as age-related changes in body composition. We aimed to investigate the effect of visceral adiposity and skeletal muscle mass on left ventricular (LV) structure and function in the general population...
  30. doi request reprint The dipeptidyl peptidase-IV inhibitor inhibits the expression of vascular adhesion molecules and inflammatory cytokines in HUVECs via Akt- and AMPK-dependent mechanisms
    Hwan Jin Hwang
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, Korea University, Seoul, Korea
    Mol Cell Endocrinol 405:25-34. 2015
    ..Therefore, the DPP-IV inhibitor, gemigliptin, may directly protect the vascular endothelium against inflammatory diseases such as atherosclerosis. ..
  31. doi request reprint Waist-to-hip ratio is better at predicting subclinical atherosclerosis than body mass index and waist circumference in postmenopausal women
    Hyun Jung Lee
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, Korea University, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Maturitas 80:323-8. 2015
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  32. ncbi request reprint Plasma visfatin levels are positively associated with circulating interleukin-6 in apparently healthy Korean women
    Ji A Seo
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, Ansan Hospital, Korea University Medical Center, Gojan 1 dong, Danwon gu, Ansan si, Gyeonggi do 425 707, Republic of Korea
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 79:108-11. 2008
    ..These results suggest that circulating visfatin may be related with some proinflammatory condition even in a nondiabetic state...
  33. pmc Changes in the clinical manifestations of primary aldosteronism
    Sun Hwa Kim
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Korean J Intern Med 29:217-25. 2014
    ..In view of its increasing prevalence, we compared chronological changes in clinical manifestations of PA according to different times of diagnosis...
  34. doi request reprint A pooled analysis of 29 patients with fulminant type 1 diabetes in Korea: a comparison with a nationwide survey in Japan
    Nam Hoon Kim
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 86:e43-5. 2009
    ..Fulminant type 1 diabetic patients in Korea have a similar phenotype compared with Japanese patients...
  35. doi request reprint Dipeptidyl petidase-IV inhibitor (gemigliptin) inhibits tunicamycin-induced endoplasmic reticulum stress, apoptosis and inflammation in H9c2 cardiomyocytes
    Hwan Jin Hwang
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, Korea University, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Mol Cell Endocrinol 392:1-7. 2014
    ..In conclusion, gemigliptin effectively inhibited ER stress-induced apoptosis and inflammation in cardiomyocytes via Akt/PERK/CHOP and IRE1α/JNK-p38 pathways, suggesting its direct protective role in cardiovascular diseases. ..
  36. pmc Increased selenoprotein p levels in subjects with visceral obesity and nonalcoholic Fatty liver disease
    Hae Yoon Choi
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Diabetes Metab J 37:63-71. 2013
    ..We explored the associations among SeP, visceral obesity, and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)...
  37. doi request reprint Cut-off value for needle washout thyroglobulin in athyrotropic patients
    Young Hen Lee
    Department of Radiology, Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea
    Laryngoscope 120:1120-4. 2010
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  38. pmc Progranulin protects vascular endothelium against atherosclerotic inflammatory reaction via Akt/eNOS and nuclear factor-κB pathways
    Hwan Jin Hwang
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, Korea University, Seoul, Korea
    PLoS ONE 8:e76679. 2013
    ..Recently, progranulin has been regarded as an important modulator of inflammatory processes; however, the role for prgranulin in regulating inflammation in vascular endothelial cells has not been described...
  39. ncbi request reprint Effect of rosiglitazone on plasma adiponectin levels and arterial stiffness in subjects with prediabetes or non-diabetic metabolic syndrome
    Sin Gon Kim
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, Anam Hospital, Korea University Medical Center, Seoul
    Eur J Endocrinol 154:433-40. 2006
    ..The present study was therefore designed to evaluate the effectiveness of the insulin-sensitizing agent rosiglitazone on circulating adipocytokine levels and brachial-ankle pulse wave velocity (baPWV) in non-diabetics...
  40. doi request reprint Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, metabolic syndrome and subclinical cardiovascular changes in the general population
    Nan Hee Kim
    Division of Endocrinology, Department of Internal Medicine, Korea University Ansan Hospital, Ansan, Korea
    Heart 100:938-43. 2014
    ..The effect of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) on cardiovascular system remains controversial. We investigated the independent contribution of NAFLD to cardiovascular structure and function in the general population...
  41. pmc Delayed puberty due to pituitary stalk dysgenesis and ectopic neurohypophysis
    Hye Jin Yoo
    Departments of Internal Medicine, Diagnostic Radiology Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Korean J Intern Med 21:68-72. 2006
    ..The patient was started on hormone replacement therapy and gradually developed secondary sexual characteristics...
  42. doi request reprint The association between nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, metabolic syndrome and arterial stiffness in nondiabetic, nonhypertensive individuals
    Byung Jin Kim
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Kangbuk Samsung Hospital, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Cardiology 123:54-61. 2012
    ..To assess the relationship between nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and arterial stiffness in nondiabetic, nonhypertensive individuals with and without metabolic syndrome (MetS)...
  43. doi request reprint Utility of the cutaneous silent period in patients with diabetes mellitus
    Byung Jo Kim
    Department of Neurology, Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    J Neurol Sci 293:1-5. 2010
    ..The latency showed a significant correlation with the late responses in nerve conduction studies. Thus, the CSP latency may be a useful tool in evaluating small neural fiber function in diabetic patients...
  44. doi request reprint The association of albuminuria, arterial stiffness, and blood pressure status in nondiabetic, nonhypertensive individuals
    Byung Jin Kim
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Kangbuk Samsung Hospital, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea
    J Hypertens 29:2091-8. 2011
    ..Although several studies have reported an association between microalbuminuria and pulse wave velocity in patients with hypertension or diabetes, there have been no reports of their significance in apparently healthy individuals...
  45. doi request reprint HIF-1α expression as a protective strategy of HepG2 cells against fatty acid-induced toxicity
    Wonbaek Yoo
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea Graduate School of Medicine, Korea University, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    J Cell Biochem 115:1147-58. 2014
    ..These results indicate that hepatocyte lipotoxicity is associated with decreased HIF-1α expression. It also suggests that upregulation of HIF-1α can be a possible strategy to reduce lipotoxicity in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease...
  46. doi request reprint Sleep duration and quality in relation to non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in middle-aged workers and their spouses
    Chan Won Kim
    Center for Cohort Studies, Total Healthcare Center, Kangbuk Samsung Hospital, Sungkyunkwan University, School of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    J Hepatol 59:351-7. 2013
    ..This study sought to examine whether short sleep duration or poor sleep quality is associated with NAFLD in the general population...
  47. doi request reprint Comparison of cytological results obtained by repeated US-guided fine-needle aspiration biopsies of thyroid nodules: focus on the rate of malignancy and diagnostic concordance
    Young Hen Lee
    Department of Radiology, Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Diagn Cytopathol 37:492-7. 2009
    ..However, although US-guidance is applied, a discrepancy might be unavoidable in the cytological interpretation of the nodules classified as benign or as indeterminate aspirates because of overlapping cytological criteria...
  48. doi request reprint A report on the diagnosis of intermediate hyperglycemia in Korea: A pooled analysis of four community-based cohort studies
    Jee Young Oh
    Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine Ewha Womans University, Seoul, Korea
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 80:463-8. 2008
    ..To detect more cases of diabetes, the OGTT is recommended for all individuals with stage 2 IFG and cases with stage 1 IFG with some additional risk factors for diabetes...
  49. pmc A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, phase II clinical trial to investigate the efficacy and safety of oral DA-1229 in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus who have inadequate glycaemic control with diet and exercise
    Chang Hee Jung
    Department of Internal Medicine, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 31:295-306. 2015
    ..We aimed to evaluate the optimal dose, efficacy and safety of DA-1229, in Korean subjects with type 2 diabetes mellitus suboptimally controlled with diet and exercise...
  50. doi request reprint A case of subcutaneous neuroma presenting with intractable pain and allodynia over the anteromedial aspect of the knee
    Nan Hee Kim
    Division of Endocrinology, College of Medicine, Korea University, Republic of Korea
    Clin J Pain 28:635-8. 2012
    ..With the exception of interdigital neuromas, cutaneous neuromas are relatively rare and often present a diagnostic challenge...
  51. pmc Clinical study of adrenal incidentaloma in Korea
    Hee Young Kim
    Department of Internal Medicine, Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul
    Korean J Intern Med 20:303-9. 2005
    ..This study was designed to evaluate the clinical, endocrinological and histological characteristics of adrenal incidentalomas...
  52. doi request reprint Adiposity parameters and cognitive function in the elderly: application of "Jolly Fat" hypothesis to cognition
    Changsu Han
    Department of Psychiatry, Korea University Medical College, 516 Gojan 1 dong, Danwon gu, Ansan, Gyeonggi do 425 707, Republic of Korea
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 49:e133-8. 2009
    ..The application of the "Jolly Fat" hypothesis to cognitive function can only be applied to elderly men and not to elderly women...