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Effect of a lifestyle intervention in patients with abnormal liver enzymes and metabolic risk factors

George, Alexis; Bauman, Adrian; Johnston, Amanda; Farrell, Geoffrey; Chey, Tien; George, Jacob

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Background and Aim: Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease associated with insulin resistance is the most common cause of abnormal liver tests in clinical practice. To date, practical and effective strategies to improve the metabolic profile of this large group of patients have not been well characterised. We sought to assess the effect at 3 months of a behavior change-based lifestyle intervention on the metabolic profile of patients characterised by elevated liver enzymes. Methods: A total of 152...[Show more]

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Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/32948
Source: Hepatology
DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-1746.2008.05694.x

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