Younger-onset type 2 diabetes increases risk for liver-related events

LONDON — Younger-onset type 2 diabetes increased the risk for liver-related events among patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, according to research presented at the International Liver Congress.“Earlier this year, we reported that among patients with NAFLD and type 2 diabetes, over 90% developed cirrhotic complications and hepatocellular carcinoma after the age of 50. Meanwhile, numerous studies have shown that young-onset type 2 diabetes has increased rapidly in the past two decades,” Terry Yip, PhD, assistant professor, and Xinrong Zhang, PhD candidate, both ofRead More

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