NAFLD confers twofold risk increase for incident diabetes

Patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease are more likely to develop diabetes, according to a meta-analysis published in Gut.Giovanni Targher, MD, of the University of Verona in Italy, and colleagues wrote that NAFLD and diabetes frequently co-exist and act together to increase risk for clinical outcomes.“To date, however, it is becoming increasingly clear that the link between NAFLD and diabetes is more complex than previously believed,” they wrote. “Indeed, accumulating evidence suggests that the relationship between NAFLD and diabetes is mutual and bidirectional,Read More

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