Fatty liver raises risk of metabolic syndrome plus diabetes

01/24/2013 | PhysiciansBriefing.com

Men with fatty liver were more than 12 times as likely to develop metabolic syndrome with type 2 diabetes, while fatty liver was associated with a more than tenfold increased risk of the conditions in women, researchers in Mexico City found. Women with fatty liver were also more than twice as likely to develop metabolic syndrome with coronary artery calcification, researchers noted.

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