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

Affiliation

Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Kangbuk Samsung Hospital, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

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.

Keywords

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

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