Australian Clinical Research Training Fellowship - Type 2 Diabetes And Chronic Liver Disease: An Emerging Relationship Between Co-Morbid Diseases Of Obesity (2005–2008)

Abstract:
Aim 1: To investigate the effect of co-morbid NAFLD on the development, severity and progression of IR and T2DM Specific goals are to:· Validate the use of non-invasive ultrasound imaging combined with biochemical , metabolic and clinical risk factors for the identification of hepatic fat infiltration in patients with T2DM· Estimate the prevalence of NAFLD in patients with T2DM attending a tertiary hospital for medical management· Study the effect of co-morbid NAFLD on the severity and progression of IR and T2DM
Grant type:
NHMRC Training (Postdoctoral) Fellowship
Researchers:
  • Academic Title-Senior Lecturer
    Princess Alexandra Hospital Southside Clinical Unit
    Faculty of Medicine
Funded by:
National Health and Medical Research Council