Glucose variability was an independent predictor of hepatocellular carcinoma, according to research presented at the International Liver Congress.
“Diabetes mellitus is a significant risk factor for the development of HCC. Several studies have reported that diabetes increases the risk of HCC by about 2.4 to 4 times. However, there have been no studies exploring exactly which metabolic parameters can be used to estimate the risk of HCC in diabetic patients,” Jeong-Ju Yoo, SoonChunHyang University School of Medicine, said. “Recently, glucose variability (GV) has attracted