• Gene Variation Causes Some Women to Store Fat, Increases Diabetes Risk

    1 month ago - By Medindia Health

    Here is one more reason why some women have belly fat and heavy hips. A natural variation of the gene KLF14 causes some women to store fat and this significantly increases their risk for type 2 diabetes.
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  • Empagliflozin Reduced Liver Fat in Type 2 Patients with Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

    Empagliflozin Reduced Liver Fat in Type 2 Patients with Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

    1 month ago - By Modern Medicine

    Empagliflozin, a treatment for type 2 diabetes patients, was found to reduce liver fat in patients with both diabetes and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease , according to the results of the E-LIFT Trial.
    "We showed for the first time that empagliflozin reduced liver fat significantly in patients with type 2 diabetes and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. We do not know yet whether treatment with empagliflozin reduces liver inflammation and prevents liver fibrosis," senior investigator Ambrish Mithal, MD, tells Drug Topics about the results.
    According to the American Liver Foundation, NAFLD...
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