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The relationship between hepatic steatosis and skeletal muscle mass index in men with type 2 diabetes

Endocrinology
Author
Hashimoto Y et al.
Used Parameters : SMM, SMI, VFA

Publication Year : 2016

Country : Japan

Journal : Endocrine Journal

Recent cross-sectional studies revealed that sarcopenia is associated with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in general population. However, it remains to be elucidated that the association between skeletal muscle mass index (SMI) and hepatic steatosis in patients with type 2 diabetes. In this cross-sectional study of 145 Japanese patients (79 men and 66 women) with type 2 diabetes, we examined the correlation of SMI with hepatic steatosis. Skeletal muscle mass was estimated from bioimpedance analysis measurements and SMI …
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