May is Liver Awareness Month

Fatty Liver Disease Epidemic Did you know that you or a family member may silently have fatty liver disease? This is a question I posted here a while back.  I thought that since May is “Liver Awareness Month” it was worth re-posting this earlier article I had written on the silent health care crisis of fatty liver disease. Fatty liver disease is a national epidemic not only in adults, but in children as well. Obesity and poor diet are known contributors to this condition. It is believed that as many as 20% of adults and sadly 6 million children have non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). This not only increases your risk of developing cirrhosis,… Read More

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