Experts tie NAFLD, insulin resistance to carotid thickness in diabetes

02/14/2014 | Healio (free registration)

Data published in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism revealed carotid intima-media thickness was greatest among type 2 diabetes patients with both non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and insulin resistance as well as in insulin-resistant and insulin-sensitive patients without NAFLD. The results suggest that NAFLD combined with insulin resistance may be used in stratifying heart risk in patients, researchers noted.

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