Publications by authors named "Mojtaba Malek"

71Publications

A smart wearable device for monitoring and self-management of diabetic foot: A proof of concept study.

Int J Med Inform 2021 Feb 19;146:104343. Epub 2020 Nov 19.

Health Management and Economics Research Center, School of Health Management and Information Sciences, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. Electronic address:

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February 2021

Diabetes Management during the COVID-19 Pandemic: An Iranian Expert Opinion Statement.

Arch Iran Med 2020 08 1;23(8):564-567. Epub 2020 Aug 1.

Endocrine Research Center, Institute of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Iran University of Medical Sciences (IUMS), Tehran, Iran.

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August 2020

Histomorphological changes of the placenta and umbilical cord in pregnancies complicated by gestational diabetes mellitus.

Placenta 2020 08 30;97:71-78. Epub 2020 Jun 30.

Endocrine Research Center, Institute of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. Electronic address:

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August 2020

Challenging Issues in the Management of Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Diabetes During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Review of Current Literature.

Adv Ther 2020 08 6;37(8):3450-3462. Epub 2020 Jul 6.

Endocrine Research Center, Institute of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Iran University of Medical Sciences (IUMS), Tehran, Iran.

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August 2020

Monitoring of external predisposing factors for Diabetic Foot: A literature review and physicians' perspectives.

Med J Islam Repub Iran 2019 31;33:159. Epub 2019 Dec 31.

Health Management and Economics Research Center, Department of Health Information Management, School of Health Management and Information Sciences, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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December 2019

Usefulness of prolactin measurement in inferior petrosal sinus sampling with desmopressin for Cushing's syndrome.

Br J Neurosurg 2020 Jun 2;34(3):253-257. Epub 2020 Apr 2.

Endocrine Research Center, Institute of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Iran University of Medical Sciences (IUMS), Tehran, Iran.

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June 2020

The effect of dried Ziziphus vulgaris on glycemic control, lipid profile, Apo-proteins and hs-CRP in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus: A randomized controlled clinical trial.

J Food Biochem 2020 Mar 30:e13193. Epub 2020 Mar 30.

Department of English Language, School of Health Management and Information Sciences, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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March 2020

Gestational diabetes mellitus: the correlation between umbilical coiling index, and intrapartum as well as neonatal outcomes.

J Diabetes Metab Disord 2019 Jun 23;18(1):51-57. Epub 2019 Apr 23.

6Research Center for Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease, Institute of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Iran University of Medical Sciences (IUMS), Firouzeh St., South Vali- Asr Ave., Vali- Asr Sq, Tehran, 15937-16615 Iran.

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June 2019

microRNA-141 is associated with hepatic steatosis by downregulating the sirtuin1/AMP-activated protein kinase pathway in hepatocytes.

J Cell Physiol 2020 02 29;235(2):880-890. Epub 2019 Jun 29.

Research Center for Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease, Institute of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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February 2020

The Effect of Bariatric Surgery on Peripheral Polyneuropathy: a Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.

Obes Surg 2019 09;29(9):3010-3020

Research Center for Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease, Institute of Endocrinology & Metabolism, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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September 2019

A View Beyond HbA1c: Role of Continuous Glucose Monitoring.

Diabetes Ther 2019 Jun 29;10(3):853-863. Epub 2019 Apr 29.

School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA.

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June 2019

Non-functioning pituitary macroadenoma: surgical outcomes, tumor regrowth, and alterations in pituitary function-3-year experience from the Iranian Pituitary Tumor Registry.

Hormones (Athens) 2019 Jun 27;18(2):197-205. Epub 2019 Apr 27.

Endocrine Research Center, Institute of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Iran University of Medical Sciences (IUMS), No. 10, Firoozeh St., Vali-asr Ave., Vali-asr Sq, Tehran, Iran.

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June 2019

Dietary Intakes and Biochemical Parameters of Morbidly Obese Patients Prior to Bariatric Surgery.

Obes Surg 2019 06;29(6):1816-1822

Research Center for Prevention of Cardiovascular diseases, Institute of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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June 2019

Prediction of postnatal abnormal coiling of the umbilical cord in gestational diabetes mellitus: a diagnostic accuracy study.

J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 2020 Apr 19;33(7):1107-1113. Epub 2018 Sep 19.

Endocrine Research Center, Institute of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Iran University of Medical Sciences (IUMS), Tehran, Iran.

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April 2020

Safety and efficacy of Melissa officinalis (lemon balm) on ApoA-I, Apo B, lipid ratio and ICAM-1 in type 2 diabetes patients: A randomized, double-blinded clinical trial.

Complement Ther Med 2018 Oct 3;40:83-88. Epub 2018 Aug 3.

Department of Applied Chemistry, School of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Sciences Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran.

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October 2018

Antenatal umbilical coiling index in gestational diabetes mellitus and non-gestational diabetes pregnancy.

Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol 2018 Aug;57(4):487-492

Research Center for Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease, Institute of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Iran University of Medical Sciences (IUMS), Tehran, 15937-16615 Iran. Electronic address:

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August 2018

The Relationship between insulin variable number of tandem repeats (INS-VNTR) -23 A/T and cytotoxic Tlymphocyte associated protein-4 (CTLA-4) +49 A/G polymorphisms with islet autoantibodies in persons with diabetes.

Med J Islam Repub Iran 2017 12;31:83. Epub 2017 Dec 12.

Department of Immunology, School of Medicine, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran & Immunology Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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December 2017

Clinical outcomes of endoscopic versus microscopic trans-sphenoidal surgery for large pituitary adenoma.

Br J Neurosurg 2018 Apr 8;32(2):206-209. Epub 2018 Feb 8.

a Endocrine Research Center , Institute of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Iran University of Medical Sciences , Tehran , Iran.

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April 2018

Predictors of Glycemic Response and Change in HbA1c Following Newly Initiated Basal Insulin Among Insulin Naïve Adults With Type 2 Diabetes.

Acta Med Iran 2017 Sep;55(9):556-562

Endocrine Research Center, Institute of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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September 2017

The challenge of living with diabetes in women and younger adults: A structural equation model.

Prim Care Diabetes 2017 10 31;11(5):467-473. Epub 2017 May 31.

Endocrine Research Center, Institute of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. Electronic address:

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October 2017

Predictive and explanatory factors of cardiovascular disease in people with adequately controlled type 2 diabetes.

Eur J Prev Cardiol 2017 07 27;24(11):1181-1189. Epub 2017 Apr 27.

1 Endocrine Research Center, Institute of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Iran University of Medical Sciences (IUMS), Tehran, Iran.

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July 2017

Fuzzy expert system for diagnosing diabetic neuropathy.

World J Diabetes 2017 Feb;8(2):80-88

Meysam Rahmani Katigari, Haleh Ayatollahi, Mehran Kamkar Haghighi, Department of Health Information Management, School of Health Management and Information Sciences, IRAN University of Medical Sciences, Tehran 1996713883, Iran.

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February 2017

The effect of progressive muscle relaxation on glycated hemoglobin and health-related quality of life in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus.

Appl Nurs Res 2017 02 14;33:142-148. Epub 2016 Nov 14.

Institute of Endocrinology and Metabolism Research and Training Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. Electronic address:

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February 2017

The six obesity indices, which one is more compatible with metabolic syndrome? A population based study.

Diabetes Metab Syndr 2017 Jul - Sep;11(3):173-177. Epub 2016 Aug 23.

Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases Research Center (GILDRC), Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. Electronic address:

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April 2018

A survey of clinical practice patterns in diagnosis and management of Cushing's disease in Iran.

Med J Islam Repub Iran 2016 21;30:334. Epub 2016 Feb 21.

BS, Bachelor of statistics, Endocrine Research Center, Institute of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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July 2016

Type 2 Diabetes: Model of Factors Associated with Glycemic Control.

Can J Diabetes 2016 Oct 9;40(5):424-430. Epub 2016 Jun 9.

Endocrine Research Center, Institute of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. Electronic address:

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October 2016

Juvenile Hemochromatosis in Iran: A Case Report with 5-Year Follow-up after Treatment.

Middle East J Dig Dis 2016 Apr;8(2):143-6

Endocrine Research Center, Institute of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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April 2016

Prehypertension; patient awareness and associated cardiovascular risk factors in an urban population in Iran.

Med J Islam Repub Iran 2015 11;29:290. Epub 2015 Nov 11.

MD, Professor of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Endocrine Research Center, Institute of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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February 2016

Hypoglycemia: Adverse Cardiovascular Outcomes in Non-Critically Ill People with Type 2 Diabetes.

Arch Iran Med 2016 Feb;19(2):82-6

Endocrine Research Center, Institute of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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February 2016

The Association Between Subclinical Hypothyroidism and Metabolic Syndrome as Defined by the ATP III Criteria.

Metab Syndr Relat Disord 2016 Apr 29;14(3):137-44. Epub 2016 Jan 29.

Endocrine Research Center, Institute of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Iran University of Medical Sciences , Tehran, Iran .

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April 2016

Depressive symptoms in patients with subclinical hypothyroidism--the effect of treatment with levothyroxine: a double-blind randomized clinical trial.

Endocr Res 2015 16;40(3):121-6. Epub 2015 Mar 16.

Endocrine Research Center (Firouzgar), Institute of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Iran University of Medical Sciences (IUMS) , Tehran , Iran.

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April 2016

Study guides: effective tools to improve self-directed learning skills of medical students.

Acta Med Iran 2014 ;52(10):781-5

Endocrine Research Center (Firouzgar), Institute of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Iran University of Medical Sciences (IUMS), Tehran, Iran.

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July 2015

Body composition in adults with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes: effects of metformin.

J Diabetes Metab Disord 2014 21;13(1):88. Epub 2014 Aug 21.

Endocrine Research Center, Institute of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Firouzgar alley, Valadi St., Behafarin St., Karimkhan Ave., Vali-asr Sq., Tehran, Iran.

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September 2014

Rapid screening of diabetic polyneuropathy: selection of accurate symptoms and signs in an outpatient clinical setting.

Acta Med Iran 2014 ;52(7):519-27

Endocrine Research Center, Institute of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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July 2015

Evaluation of noninvasive tests for diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori infection in hemodialysis patients.

J Nephropathol 2013 Oct 1;2(4):249-53. Epub 2013 Sep 1.

Endocrine Research Center (Firouzgar), Institute of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Iran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS), Tehran, Iran.

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October 2013

Risk of cancer in diabetes: the effect of metformin.

ISRN Endocrinol 2013 Sep 24;2013:636927. Epub 2013 Sep 24.

Endocrine Research Center (Firouzgar), Institute of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran 15937-48711, Iran.

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September 2013

The association of Helicobacter pylori infection with Hashimoto's thyroiditis.

Acta Med Iran 2013 May 30;51(5):293-6. Epub 2013 May 30.

Endocrine Research Center, Institute of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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May 2013

Dry eye and its correlation to diabetes microvascular complications in people with type 2 diabetes mellitus.

J Diabetes Complications 2013 Sep-Oct;27(5):459-62. Epub 2013 May 30.

Endocrine Research Center (Firouzgar), Institute of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS), Tehran, Iran.

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April 2014

Alteration of pulmonary function in diabetic nephropathy.

J Diabetes Metab Disord 2013 Apr 24;12(1):15. Epub 2013 Apr 24.

Endocrine Research Center (Firouzgar), Institute of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Karimkhan St, Tehran 1593748711, Iran.

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April 2013

Structured self monitoring of blood glucose in Iranian people with type 2 diabetes; A cost consequence analysis.

Daru 2012 Sep 10;20(1):32. Epub 2012 Sep 10.

Department of Pharmacoeconomics and Pharmaceutical Administration, School of Pharmacy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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September 2012

Changes of subtests of Wechsler Memory Scale and cognitive function in subjects with subclinical hypothyroidism following treatment with levothyroxine.

Arch Med Sci 2012 Dec 19;8(6):1096-101. Epub 2012 Dec 19.

Endocrine Research Center (Firouzgar), Institute of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS), Tehran, Iran.

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December 2012

Phonophoresis of dexamethasone sodium phosphate may manage pain and symptoms of patients with carpal tunnel syndrome.

Clin J Pain 2013 Apr;29(4):348-53

Neuromuscular Rehabilitation Research Center, Rehabilitation Faculty, Semnan University of Medical Sciences, Semnan, Iran.

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April 2013

Medical management of diabetic retinopathy: an overview.

Arch Iran Med 2012 Oct;15(10):635-40

Endocrine Research Center (Firouzgar), Institute of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS), Tehran, Iran.

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October 2012

A thirty-year analysis of cesarean section rate in gestational diabetes and normal pregnant population in Tehran, Iran: a concerning trend.

Gynecol Endocrinol 2012 Jun 24;28(6):436-9. Epub 2011 Nov 24.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS), Tehran, Iran.

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June 2012

Diabetic distal symmetric polyneuropathy: effect of low-intensity laser therapy.

Lasers Med Sci 2011 Nov 19;26(6):831-5. Epub 2011 Aug 19.

Endocrine Research Center (Firouzgar), Institute of Endocrinology and Metabolism (Hemmat Campus), Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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November 2011

Effects of a structured self-monitoring of blood glucose method on patient self-management behavior and metabolic outcomes in type 2 diabetes mellitus.

J Diabetes Sci Technol 2011 Mar 1;5(2):388-93. Epub 2011 Mar 1.

The Institute of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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March 2011

Comparison of the CES-D and PHQ-9 depression scales in people with type 2 diabetes in Tehran, Iran.

BMC Psychiatry 2011 Apr 16;11:61. Epub 2011 Apr 16.

Endocrine Research Center (Firoozgar), Institute of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran.

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April 2011

Impact of maternal zinc status on fetal growth in an Iranian pregnant population.

Gynecol Endocrinol 2011 Dec 11;27(12):1074-6. Epub 2011 Apr 11.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Science, Tehran, Iran.

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December 2011

Effect of different doses of folic acid on serum homocysteine level in patients on hemodialysis.

Iran J Kidney Dis 2011 Mar;5(2):93-6

Department of Internal Medicine, Semnan University of Medical Sciences, Semnan, Iran.

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March 2011

Cancer occurrence in Semnan Province, Iran: results of a population-based cancer registry.

Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 2005 Apr-Jun;6(2):159-64

Department of Internal Medicine, Semnan University of Medical Sciences, Semnan, Iran.

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September 2005

Role of overnight rifampin test in diagnosing Gilbert's syndrome.

Indian J Gastroenterol 2005 May-Jun;24(3):108-10

Internal Medicine Research Center, Semnan University of Medical Sciences, Semnan, Iran.

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October 2005