Lower fasting muscle mitochondrial activity relates to hepatic steatosis in humans.

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OBJECTIVE Muscle insulin resistance has been implicated in the development of steatosis and dyslipidemia by changing the partitioning of postprandial substrate fluxes. Also, insulin resistance may be due to reduced mitochondrial function. We examined the association between mitochondrial activity, insulin sensitivity, and steatosis in a larger human… (More)
DOI: 10.2337/dc13-1359

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