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Table 1 Criteria defining metabolic dysregulation in the context of metabolic-associated fatty liver disease.

From: NAFLD as a continuum: from obesity to metabolic syndrome and diabetes

Any two of the seven criteria below:
WC ≥ 102/88 cm (Caucasian men and women) or ≥ 90/80 cm (Asian men and women)
HDL cholesterol < 40 mg/dL (1.0 mmol/L) in men, < 50 mg/dL (1.3 mmol/L) in women or specific drug treatment
Plasma triglycerides > 150 mg/dL (1.7 mmol/L) or specific drug treatment
Blood pressure > 130/85 mmHg or specific drug treatment
HOMA-IR score ≥ 2.5
hsCRP level > 2 mg/L
  1. HDL high-density lipoprotein, HOMA-IR homeostasis model assessment of insulin resistance, hsCRP high-sensitivity C-reactive protein level, WC waist circumference