Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, December 20th, 2004
"A limited number of studies have reported associations of markers of liver injury, including elevated concentrations of aspartate aminotransferase (AST) and alanine aminotransferase (ALT), with prospective risk of type 2 diabetes. However, only one study has adjusted for a detailed measure of insulin sensitivity (insulin sensitivity index [Si] ] ]), which is important given associations of obesity and Si with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)," investigators in the United States report.
"Our objective was to investigate the associations of...
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