NAFLD and risk of sarcopenia: a prospective study

The authors evaluated the impact of NAFLD on the risk of low muscle mass and low muscle strength in a nationwide multicentre study in a total of 1595 community-dwelling people aged 70-84 years were followed for 2 years in the Korean Frailty and Aging Cohort Study...
PUBLISHED IN: Hepatol Int 2021

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The authors evaluated the impact of NAFLD on the risk of low muscle mass and low muscle strength in a nationwide multicentre study in a total of 1595 community-dwelling people aged 70-84 years were followed for 2 years in the Korean Frailty and Aging Cohort Study.

According to the conclusion, โ€œthe presence of NAFLD may predict future risk of low muscle mass and low muscle strength, with greater impact on low muscle strength than on low muscle mass.

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Dr. D. Beard

DR. D. BEARD is specialist of Nash Pathology

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