Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Preventing Colon Polyps: Another Reason to Lose Those Holiday Pounds!

Being over ideal body weight has known risks with respect to heart and blood pressure problems, but the list is growing! In the January issue of Diseases of the Colon & ******, researchers from Seoul, Korea, studied nearly 3000 patients undergoing routine physicals over a 6-year period. The authors refer to a fatty liver index. fatty liver index > or equal to 30 was associated with an increased risk of having colon polyps (odds ratio 1.26; 95% confidence interval 1.06-1.49). Thirty-six percent of patients with a fatty liver index > or equality to 30 has colon polyps as compared to 27% of patients with a fatty liver index

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