The treatment of diabetes mellitus of patients with chronic liver disease.

  title={The treatment of diabetes mellitus of patients with chronic liver disease.},
  author={Diego Garc{\'i}a-Compe{\'a}n and Jos{\'e} Alberto Gonz{\'a}lez-Gonz{\'a}lez and Fernando Javier Lavalle-Gonz{\^a}lez and Emmanuel Irineo Gonz{\'a}lez-Moreno and H{\'e}ctor Jes{\'u}s Maldonado-Garza and Jes{\'u}s Zacar{\'i}as Villarreal-P{\'e}rez},
  journal={Annals of hepatology},
  volume={14 6},
About 80% of patients with liver cirrhosis may have glucose metabolism disorders, 30% show overt diabetes mellitus (DM). Prospective studies have demonstrated that DM is associated with an increased risk of hepatic complications and death in patients with liver cirrhosis. DM might contribute to liver damage by promoting inflammation and fibrosis through an increase in mitochondrial oxidative stress mediated by adipokines. Based on the above mentioned the effective control of hyperglycemia may… CONTINUE READING


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