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NASH is a more severe form of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. Learn more about this type of hepatitis on #NASHday 2021.
Among people treated for hepatitis C, diabetes and chronic kidney disease were both linked to a higher risk of cardiovascular death.
Cancer, diabetes and Alzheimer’s would be the initial focus for the proposed agency within the National Institutes of Health.
Nearly two-thirds of COVID-19 hospitalizations in the U.S. could be attributed to obesity, diabetes, hypertension, and heart failure.
The disease has similar prevalence across high-income and low- and middle-income nations.
A person can be infected for years without having symptoms of hepatitis C. During that time, their liver is being damaged.
The diabetes medication, alone or in combination regimens, led to improvements in NASH and fibrosis.
New guidelines recommend focusing on healthy foods but don’t restrict added sugars or alcohol as much as some experts had hoped.
Mice with diabetes that were fed triclosan in addition to a high-fat diet tend to have more liver fat and worse fibrosis.
Developing treatments for fatty liver disease has proved challenging, and there are currently no approved medications.
Optimal treatment for fatty liver disease may involve combining drugs with different mechanisms of action.
A recent study also found that having a higher body mass index was associated with a higher risk of fatty liver disease.
The prevalence of abnormal liver tests in people hospitalized with COVID-19 is higher than previously found.
Using a two-part testing plan could help identify those with advanced liver fibrosis among people with type 2 diabetes.
Age, underlying medical conditions, race/ethnicity and economic status all play a role in determining the risk for severe illness.
Researchers reported significant changes in liver, cardiovascular and diabetes markers.
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