Increased erythrocytes n-3 and n-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids is significantly associated with a lower prevalence of steatosis in patients with type 2 diabetes.

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Date publication

août 2012


Clinical nutrition (Edinburgh, Scotland)


Membres identifiés du Cancéropôle Est :
Pr DUVILLARD Laurence, Pr HILLON Patrick, Dr JOOSTE Valérie, Pr PETIT Jean-Michel, Pr VERGES Bruno, Dr COTTET Vanessa

Tous les auteurs :
Petit JM, Guiu B, Duvillard L, Jooste V, Brindisi MC, Athias A, Bouillet B, Habchi M, Cottet V, Gambert P, Hillon P, Cercueil JP, Verges B


Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is commonly associated with obesity, metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes. Although dietary fat contributes substantially to the accumulation of liver fat, the role of individual fatty acids in this accumulation is unclear.

Mots clés

Aged, Cross-Sectional Studies, Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2, complications, Dietary Fats, administration & dosage, Dietary Supplements, Erythrocytes, chemistry, Fatty Acids, Monounsaturated, analysis, Fatty Acids, Omega-3, administration & dosage, Fatty Acids, Omega-6, administration & dosage, Fatty Liver, complications, Female, Humans, Male, Middle Aged, Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, Palmitic Acid, analysis, Prevalence, Prospective Studies, Triglycerides, blood


Clin Nutr. 2012 Aug;31(4):520-5