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Copyright ©2006 Baishideng Publishing Group Co.
World J Gastroenterol. Sep 21, 2006; 12(35): 5711-5716
Published online Sep 21, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i35.5711
Table 1 Exclusion criteria
Alcohol consumption > 40 mL per day
Diabetes or impaired glucose tolerance
(including hyperinsulinaemia, OGTT and fasting blood glucose)
Under- or overweight (BMI < 18 or > 26 kg/m2)
Hyper- or hypothyroidism
Gluten enteropathy
Autoimmune hepatitis or PBC/PSH
Viral hepatitis B or C
Hereditary hemochromatosis or Iron overload
Wilson disease
Anamnesis for hepatotoxic drugs use (including herbal and over-the-counters in the last 12 mo)
Hereditary muscular disorders