NAFLD and hyperinsulinemia are major determinants of serum ferritin levels.

@article{ZelberSagi2007NAFLDAH,
  title={NAFLD and hyperinsulinemia are major determinants of serum ferritin levels.},
  author={Shira Zelber-Sagi and Dorit Nitzan-Kaluski and Zamir Halpern and Ran Oren},
  journal={Journal of hepatology},
  year={2007},
  volume={46 4},
  pages={700-7}
}
BACKGROUND/AIMS There is an increasing body of evidence that serum ferritin is associated with the metabolic syndrome. However, no study has tested for NAFLD. The aim was to test the assumption that the association between serum ferritin and the metabolic syndrome is mediated by NAFLD. METHODS A cross-sectional study of a sub-sample of the first Israeli national health survey. Exclusion criteria were any known etiology for secondary NAFLD. Participants underwent an abdominal ultrasound (US… CONTINUE READING

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