Role of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in the development of insulin resistance and diabetes.

@article{Grnbaek2008RoleON,
  title={Role of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in the development of insulin resistance and diabetes.},
  author={H Gr\onbaek and Karen Louise Thomsen and J Rungby and Ole Schmitz and Hendrik Vilstrup},
  journal={Expert review of gastroenterology & hepatology},
  year={2008},
  volume={2 5},
  pages={705-11}
}
Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a common disease that is usually accompanied by insulin resistance (IR). Whether or how NAFLD and IR are temporally and mechanistically related is controversial. Recent studies focus on their epidemiology, the importance of dietary fat, the role of adipocytokines and the sterol regulatory element-binding protein-1c. NAFLD and IR may progress to severe diseases, such as cirrhosis, diabetes or both, and understanding the pathogenesis of the precursor… CONTINUE READING

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