Ultrasonography-diagnosed non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is not associated with prevalent ischemic heart disease among diabetics in a multiracial Asian hospital clinic population.

@article{Chan2014UltrasonographydiagnosedNF,
  title={Ultrasonography-diagnosed non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is not associated with prevalent ischemic heart disease among diabetics in a multiracial Asian hospital clinic population.},
  author={Wah-Kheong Chan and Alexander Tong-Boon Tan and Shireene Ratna D B Vethakkan and Pei-Chien Tah and Anushya Vijayananthan and Khean-Lee Goh},
  journal={Clinics and research in hepatology and gastroenterology},
  year={2014},
  volume={38 3},
  pages={284-91}
}
BACKGROUND Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and cardiovascular diseases are both common among patients with diabetes mellitus. OBJECTIVE The aim of this study is to determine if ultrasonography-diagnosed NAFLD is associated with prevalent ischemic heart disease (IHD) among patients with diabetes mellitus. METHODS This is a cross-sectional study on consecutive patients seen at the Diabetic Clinic, University of Malaya Medical Centre. The medical record for each patient was reviewed… CONTINUE READING

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