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The prevalence of nonalcoholic liver steatosis in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus in the Czech Republic
Biomedical Papers of the Faculty of Medicine of Palacky University
Aims. Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is associated with components of the metabolic syndrome (MS) but the prevalence of NAFLD in the Czech Republic is unknown. The aim of this study was to assess the latter in patients with type 2 diabetes (DM2) and to compare the noninvasive fibrosis scores with ultrasound findings in those patients. Methods. 180 consecutive patients with DM2 (mean age 64.2±9.3 years, 63% men) were examined for liver biochemistry, MS parameters and had liverdoi:10.5507/bp.2014.033 pmid:25004910 fatcat:n3se4xrphnetnizjpmnypp4kza