Visceral fat with low liver fat increases risk for coronary heart disease

Visceral adipose tissue with low liver fat increased the risk for a coronary heart disease event, according to a presenter at The Liver Meeting Digital Experience.“Visceral fat most effectively identified individuals at high risk for developing coronary heart disease,” Jennifer Linge, MSc, from Amra Medical AB, and the department of medical and health sciences at Linköping University in Sweden, said during her presentation. “In the presence of visceral obesity, low liver fat was strongly associated with a higher risk for coronary heart disease.”Linge andRead More

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