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Abstract #1864

The correlation between type 2 diabetes and fat fraction in liver and pancreas: a study using MR Dixon technique

Yu Shun1, Jieqin Lv2, Zhongshuai Zhang3, Ma Mingping1, and Lin Min-gui1
1Radiology department, Fujian Provincial Hospital, fuzhou, China, 2Department of Biomedical Engineering, Southern Medical University, Guangzhou, China, 3Diagnostic Imaging, SIEMENS Healthcare, Shanghai, China

The increased obesity leads to ectopic fat deposits in liver and pancreas. Ectopic fat deposits affect insulin resistance and blood sugar content with Type 2 Diabetes. In order to assess the relationship between obesity and ectopic fat deposits and diabetes, this study used MR Dixon technique for the quantification of liver and pancreas fat fraction (FF) in T2DM patients and healthy controls.

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