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Liver test shows high SGPT, overweight, asked to exercise. Family history of diabetes. Treatment?

Hello sir.. I am XXXXXXXX. Today my blood test report showed SGPT 45 U/L and remaining liver profile is normal. My doctor advised me to exercise. My BMI is 27. My age is 26(M). My parents have diabetes (high). Please suggest me whether it is ok or should I take some serious measures about my liver condition? How to reduce SGPT??
Asked On : Fri, 28 Sep 2012
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General & Family Physician 's  Response

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SGPT mentioned above is not too high to cause any serious problems.That could be due to previous fatty meal if you had.

Since your BMI is more loosing weight , low fatty food and good exercise would suffice.There is no need to worry also you having family history of diabetes though a risk factor life style modification would help you much.

Answered: Sat, 29 Sep 2012
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Internal Medicine Specialist Dr. Enrique Molina's  Response
If your SGPT elevation is due to fat in the liver then the only way to reduce it is by diet and exercise. You should avoid alcohol as much as possible. Your ideal BMI should be around 20 to 25.
You will be at an increased risk of diabetes in the future given your strong family history so the best way to delay or avoid it is by taking care of yourself starting right now.
Make sure your doctor tested you for other conditions that can cause elevation of liver enzymes, such as hepatitis B, hepatitis C, autoimmune liver disease, etc.
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