Associations between combinations of body mass index plus non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and diabetes mellitus among Korean adults.

@article{Kim2011AssociationsBC,
  title={Associations between combinations of body mass index plus non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and diabetes mellitus among Korean adults.},
  author={Sang-Hwan Kim and Ji-Won Lee and Hee-Jin Hwang},
  journal={Asia Pacific journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2011},
  volume={20 1},
  pages={14-20}
}
The purpose of this study was to investigate associations between combinations of body mass index (BMI) categories plus non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and diabetes mellitus (DM) among Korean adults. We prepared the data of 5665 subjects aged 20 years and over who had visited a health promotion center. We excluded 582 subjects as they had a viral or alcoholic liver disease. According to BMI-NAFLD status, the subjects were categorized as non-obese (BMI<25 kg/m2) without NAFLD (n=2568… CONTINUE READING

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