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Body mass index and risk of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease: Two electronic health record prospective studies.

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The relationship between rising body mass index (BMI) and prospective risk of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) / non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) is virtually absent.Determine the extent of the association between BMI and risk of future NAFLD diagnosis, stratifying by sex and diabetes.Two prospective studies using Humedica and THIN with 1.54 and 4.96 years of follow-up respectively.Electronic health record databases Participants: Patients with had a recorded BMI measurement betwe...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1210/jc.2015-3444

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Grant:
FP7/2007–2013 Innovative Medicines Initiative Joint Undertaking #115 372
Publisher:
Endocrine Society Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism Journal website
Pages:
jc20153444
Publication date:
2015-12-16
Acceptance date:
2015-12-09
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EISSN:
1945-7197
ISSN:
0021-972X
Source identifiers:
602512
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English
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2016-02-18

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