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Organ crosstalk: Fatty liver can cause damage to other organs

20:00 EDT 17 Aug 2017 | AAAS

(Deutsches Zentrum fuer Diabetesforschung DZD) Scientists of the German Center for Diabetes Research (DZD) in Tübingen discovered that a fatty liver can cause damage to other organs. In two just-published studies they demonstrate the effects of fatty liver disease on the function of the hormone-producing islet cells in the pancreas and on renal function.

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