Metabolic Syndrome Is Associated with Greater Histologic Severity, Higher Carbohydrate, and Lower Fat Diet in Patients with NAFLD

@article{Kang2006MetabolicSI,
  title={Metabolic Syndrome Is Associated with Greater Histologic Severity, Higher Carbohydrate, and Lower Fat Diet in Patients with NAFLD},
  author={Hellan Kang and Joel K. Greenson and Jason T Omo and Cewin Chao and Debra Peterman and Lilian Anderson and Laura Foess-Wood and Mary Ann Sherbondy and Hari S. Conjeevaram},
  journal={The American Journal of Gastroenterology},
  year={2006},
  volume={101},
  pages={2247-2253}
}
OBJECTIVES:Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is considered as the hepatic manifestation of metabolic syndrome. Insulin resistance (IR) is a key component of metabolic syndrome. The aim was to determine the dietary composition, physical activity, and histologic severity between NAFLD patients with and without metabolic syndrome.METHODS:Ninety-one patients with NAFLD completed the Block Food Frequency Questionnaire and the Paffenbarger Physical Activity Questionnaire. IR was assessed by… CONTINUE READING