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NASH Studies Unit -NAFLD & NASH Info

  • Question:What causes insulin resistance?
  • Answer:
    Abdominal obesity (apple shaped body) and sedentary lifestyle are the major causes of insulin resistance.


    The genes that you inherited from your parents seem to play a large role too. Current medical research is focused on identifying what those genes are so that prevention and treatment can be tailored to individuals.
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