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Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

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by Howson A

(NAFLD, Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis [NASH])

 

Prevention

To reduce your chance of getting fatty liver disease, take the following steps:
 

RESOURCES

American Gastroenterological Association
http://www.gastro.org

American Liver Foundation
http://www.liverfoundation.org

 

CANADIAN RESOURCES

The Canadian Association of Gastroenterology
http://www.cag-acg.org

Canadian Liver Foundation
http://www.liver.ca

 

References


Bayard M, Holt J, Boroughs E. Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. Am Fam Physician. 2006;73(11):1961-1968.


Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. American Liver Foundation website. Available at: http://www.liverfoundation.org/abouttheliver/info/nafld. Updated October 4, 2011. Accessed May 14, 2013.


Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed. Updated November 9, 2012. Accessed May 14, 2013.


Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis. National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse website. Available at: http://digestive.niddk.nih.gov/ddiseases/pubs/nash. Updated April 30, 2012. Accessed May 14, 2013.


1/31/2008 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed: Zaman A. Promote weight loss in patients with NAFLD. NEJM Journal Watch. Published September 24, 2013. Accessed October 1, 2013.

 

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