Adults with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease but without obesity were at an increased risk of developing diabetes, according to findings in Nutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases. South Korean researchers used a cohort of 70,303 adults with a body mass index of less than 25 kg/m2, ages at least 20, and found that men in the highest quartile of liver fibrosis and insulin resistance were at a higher risk of diabetes.
NAFLD raises diabetes risk in adults without obesity, study finds
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