Diagnosis and Evaluation of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

  title={Diagnosis and Evaluation of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease},
  author={Mikako Obika and Hirofumi Noguchi},
  booktitle={Experimental diabetes research},
Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the most common cause of elevated liver function tests results, after the commonly investigated causes have been excluded, and frequently coexists with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) because the conditions have common risk factors. As both T2DM and NAFLD are related to adverse outcomes of the other, diagnosis and valuation of fatty liver is an important part of the management of diabetes. Although noninvasive methods, such as biomarkers, panel… CONTINUE READING
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