The Journal of the ASEAN Federation of Endocrine Societies (JAFES) is an OPEN ACCESS, internationally peer-reviewed, English language, medical and health science journal that is published two times a year by the ASEAN Federation of Endocrine Societies. Its editorial policies are aligned with the policies of the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (

JAFES welcomes manuscripts on all aspects of endocrinology and metabolism in the form of original articles, review articles, case reports, feature articles (clinical practice guidelines, clinical case seminars, clinical practice guidelines, book reviews, et cetera), editorials, letters to the Editor, brief communications and special announcements. Authors may include members and non-members of the AFES.

Authors are required to accomplish, sign and submit scanned copies of the JAFES Author Form consisting of: (1) Authorship Certification, that the manuscript has been read and approved by all authors, and that the requirements for authorship have been met by each author; (2) the Author Declaration, that the article represents original material that is not being considered for publication or has not been published or accepted for publication elsewhere; (3) the Statement of Copyright Transfer [accepted manuscripts become the permanent property of the JAFES and are licensed with an Attribution-Share Alike-Non-Commercial Creative Commons License. Articles may be shared and adapted for non-commercial purposes as long as they are properly cited]; (4) the Statement of Disclosure that there are no financial or other relationships that might lead to a conflict of interest. For original articles, authors are required to submit a scanned copy of the Ethics Review Approval of their research. Consent forms, as appropriate, have been secured for the publication of information about patients. 

Articles and any other material published in the JAFES represent the work of the author(s) and should not be construed to reflect the opinions of the Editors or the Publisher.  JAFES DOES NOT CHARGE ANY ARTICLE PROCESSING OR SUBMISSION FEES TO AUTHORS. IT LIKEWISE DOES NOT ASK FOR SUBSCRIPTION FEES TO GAIN ACCESS TO SCHOLARLY CONTENT.

Vol 32, No 1 (2017): Online First

Table of Contents

Original Articles

Dan Philip Hernandez, Iris Thiele Isip-Tan
Marc Gregory Yu, Louren Blanquisco, Ma. Cecille Anonuevo-Cruz
Sultana Tahmina, Mary Daniel

Case Reports

Manish Gutch, Bhattacharjee Annesh, Kumar Sukriti, Gupta Arpit, Singh Somendra Rao
Noor Rafhati Adyani Abdullah, Rosdina Zamrud Ahmad Akbar
Chin Voon Tong, Zanariah Hussein