Prevalence of Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2022, Volume 9, Issue 4, Pages 358-362
AbstractBackground: Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) which develops in the absence of alcohol abuse has been recognized as a major health burden. NAFLD is third leading indicator of liver transplantation. Insulin resistance is frequently seen in NAFLD. AIM: To determine the prevalence of NAFLD in type 2 Diabetic patients. Material and Methods: A cross sectional observational study involving 100 type 2 Diabetic patients. Results: NAFLD was seen in 53% Type 2 Diabetics. Increased BMI in the range of overweight was significant associated with NAFLD 28.2+/-3.1. Hypertriglyceridemia was associated with NAFLD. Conclusion: High prevalence of NAFLD is Type 2 diabetes with increased BMI (over weight).
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