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Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in obesity clinic: 39% of Hispanics, 28% Whites, 12% Blacks
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Non-alcoholic liver disease was detected in 39 percent of Hispanics, 28 percent of Whites, and 12 percent of Blacks in an obesity clinic according to a study from researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago in Chicago, Illinois, USA. REFERENCE
Kallwitz E, Kumar M, Aggarwal R, Berger R, Layden-Almer J, Gupta N, Cotler S. Ethnicity and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in an obesity clinic: The impact of triglycerides. Dig Dis Sci. 2008 May, 53(5):1358-63.
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Department of Medicine
University of Illinois at Chicago
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