Low awareness of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease among patients at high metabolic risk.

@article{Wieland2015LowAO,
  title={Low awareness of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease among patients at high metabolic risk.},
  author={Amanda C. Wieland and Pamela Mettler and Michael T. McDermott and Lori A. Crane and Lisa C. Cicutto and Kiran M. Bambha},
  journal={Journal of clinical gastroenterology},
  year={2015},
  volume={49 1},
  pages={e6-e10}
}
GOALS To assess awareness of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) as a disease entity among individuals with and without metabolic risk factors in an outpatient clinical setting, and to evaluate interest in patient-centered education on NAFLD. BACKGROUND NAFLD is the most common chronic liver disease in the United States with up to 30% of the adult population affected. Individuals with metabolic risk factors, particularly, insulin resistance, diabetes, and overweight/obesity, have a high… CONTINUE READING
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