Sex hormone-binding globulin level may predict liver fibrosis for men with NAFLD

SAN DIEGO — Higher sex hormone-binding globulin levels may predict liver fibrosis for men with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, according to a presenter at the AACE Annual Scientific and Clinical Conference.In a study analyzing a cohort of men with known nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), median SHBG levels were higher among men with a high probability of fibrosis compared with those with an intermediate probability, even though the two groups had a similar mean BMI.“We usually expect SHBG to be low or low normal in men with NAFLD because they have obesity,” SandeepRead More

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