Frequency and predictors of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in myotonic dystrophy.

Abstract

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a common chronic liver disease that is strongly associated with insulin resistance. Myotonic dystrophy (DM1) is the most common form of adult-onset muscular dystrophy, and there is a high frequency of insulin resistance due to insulin receptor mRNA splicing defects in muscle tissue. The frequency and predictors of… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/mus.21484

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