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Decreased lung function is associated with risk of developing non-alcoholic fatty liver disease: a longitudinal cohort study

Body Composition Assessment
Song J-U, Jang Y, Lim S-Y, Ryu S, Song WJ, Byrne CD, et al.
Used Parameters : BW

Publication Year : 2019

Country : Korea

Journal : Plos One

Background Decreased lung function is associated with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), based on linking mechanisms such as insulin resistance and systemic inflammation However, its association with the risk of developing NAFLD is unclear. Our aim was to investigate whether baseline lung function is associated with incident NAFLD in middle-aged healthy Koreans. Methods A cohort study of 96,104 subjects (mean age: 35.7 years) without NAFLD were followed up from 2002 to 2015. NAFLD was diagnosed by …
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