Non alcoholic fatty liver disease and risk of incident diabetes in subjects who are not obese.


Nutrition and Metabolism Unit, IDS Building, and Southampton National Institute for Health Research Biomedical Research Centre, Southampton General Hospital, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK. Electronic address: [Email]


It is not known whether non alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a risk factor for diabetes in non obese, non centrally-obese subjects. Our aim was to investigate relationships between fatty liver, insulin resistance and a biomarker score for liver fibrosis with incident diabetes at follow up, in subjects who were neither obese nor centrally-obese.


Central obesity,Diabetes,Insulin resistance,Lean non alcoholic fatty liver disease,NAFLD fibrosis score,Obesity,

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