Association of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease with insulin resistance: is OGTT indicated in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease?

@article{Sargin2003AssociationON,
  title={Association of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease with insulin resistance: is OGTT indicated in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease?},
  author={Mehmet Akif Sargin and Oya Uygur-Bayramiçli and Haluk Sargin and Ekrem Orbay and Ali Yayla},
  journal={Journal of clinical gastroenterology},
  year={2003},
  volume={37 5},
  pages={399-402}
}
Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is frequently associated with type 2 diabetes mellitus, obesity, and dyslipidemia. We tested the hypothesis that there may be an association between NAFLD and insulin resistance (IR); and its correlation with glucose tolerance status of subjects who aren't known patients with diabetes. One hundred and seventy-six consecutive patients with elevated serum aminotransferase levels and bright liver were evaluated. Sixty-two patients were excluded from the… CONTINUE READING

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