Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, October 31st, 2005
Scientists in Brazil conducted a study "to evaluate the association of anthropometric indexes (body mass index and waist circumference) in patients with NAFLD, and its association with insulin resistance (IR), metabolic syndrome (MS) and histological findings."
"From August 2003 to July 2004 a case series of 81 outpatients with clinic and/or histological diagnosis of NAFLD were selected at the Bahia University Gastro-Hepatology Clinic, Brazil," described R. Rocha and colleagues, Federal University of Bahia.
"Liver function tests, lipid...
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