Impact of increasing alanine aminotransferase levels within normal range on incident diabetes

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Wang, Chong-Shan; Chang, Ting-Tsung; Yao, Wei-Jen; Wang, Shan-Tair; Chou, Pesus;
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Journal: Journal of the Formosan Medical Association, volume 111, issue 4, pages 201-208 (issn: 0929-6646)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.jfma.2011.04.004
  • Subject: cohort study | R5-920 | incident type 2 diabetes | Medicine (General) | alanine aminotransferase | Medicine(all)
    mesheuropmc: digestive system | digestive system diseases

Abnormal alanine aminotransferase level (ALT) levels might be associated with type 2 diabetes, but whether higher ALT levels within the normal range predict the risk is unknown. Methods: We followed a community-based cohort of 3446 individuals who were ≥35 years old ... View more
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