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Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Is a Growing Problem

Posted by Sahil Mittal, M.D., M.S. on Sep 29, 2018 10:01:26 AM

You’ve probably heard of fatty liver disease – a disease commonly associated with those who partake of too much alcohol, causing problems for the liver among other issues.  But did you know there’s another form of liver disease, that’s rising in occurrence even among those who rarely or never imbibe? There is, and it’s called nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). It’s a growing problem, and although its true prevalence is unknown, some estimates suggest it may affect as many as one-third of American adults. 

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