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Nonalcoholic Fatty liver disease is associated with increased carotid intima-media thickness only in type 2 diabetic subjects with insulin resistance.

Authors
  • Kim, Soo-Kyung
  • Choi, Young Ju
  • Huh, Byung Wook
  • Park, Seok Won
  • Lee, Eun Jig
  • Cho, Yong-Wook
  • Huh, Kap Bum
Type
Published Article
Journal
The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism
Publisher
The Endocrine Society
Publication Date
May 01, 2014
Volume
99
Issue
5
Pages
1879–1884
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1210/jc.2013-4133
PMID: 24512497
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

NAFLD is very common in subjects with type 2 diabetes, but NAFLD not accompanied by insulin resistance is not associated with a carotid atherosclerotic burden. However, having both NAFLD and insulin resistance seemed to be an independent predictor of increased C-IMT.

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