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Fatty liver is associated with an increased risk of diabetes and cardiovascular disease - Evidence from three different disease models: NAFLD, HCV and HIV
Amedeo Lonardo, Fabio Nascimbeni, Dante Romagnoli, Division of Internal Medicine and Metabolism, Nuovo Ospedale Civile Sant'Agostino Estense - Department of Biomedical, Metabolic and Neural Sciences, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia and Azienda Ospedaliera of Modena, 41126 Modena, Italy
Stefano Ballestri, Internal Medicine, Pavullo Hospital, Azienda Ospedaliera of Modena, 41126 Modena, Italy
Giovanni Guaraldi, Stefano Zona, Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Modena, 41126 Modena, Italy
Giovanni Targher, Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, University and Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Integrata of Verona, 37122 Verona, Italy
Author contributions: All authors contributed to the manuscript.
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Correspondence to: Fabio Nascimbeni, MD, PhD, Division of Internal Medicine and Metabolism, Nuovo Ospedale Civile Sant'Agostino Estense - Department of Biomedical, Metabolic and Neural Sciences, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia and Azienda Ospedaliera of Modena, Via Giardini 1355, 41126 Modena, Italy. email@example.com
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Received: August 9, 2016
Peer-review started: August 9, 2016
First decision: August 29, 2016
Revised: September 29, 2016
Accepted: October 30, 2016
Article in press: October 31, 2016
Published online: November 28, 2016