Diabetes raises cirrhosis, carcinoma risk in liver disease patients

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Data from 503 medical charts of patients with steatohepatitis-related liver disease revealed those with diabetes had higher odds of developing hepatocellular carcinoma, cirrhosis and encephalopathy compared with those who did not have diabetes. The results presented at the American College of Gastroenterology meeting underscore the need for increased screening methods in diabetes patients with steatohepatitis, researchers noted.

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