High prevalence of coronary heart disease in type 2 diabetic patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.

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BACKGROUND AND AIMS Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is closely associated with insulin resistance and metabolic syndrome. Prevalence of NAFLD increases greatly in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), and it may also increase cardiovascular disease mortality and morbidity. The aim of our study was to investigate the prevalence of NAFLD in… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.arcmed.2009.07.009

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