Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) is the most common chronic liver disease in the United States and can progress to cirrhosis or End Stage Liver Disease. Risk factors include being overweight or obese, having Type 2 Diabetes or pre-diabetes, abnormal cholesterol levels, high blood pressure, and obstructive sleep apnea. The good news is that this disorder is reversible. The Fatty Liver Clinic provides screening for NAFLD, workup for co-morbid conditions, and management through lifestyle interventions and therapies to reverse this disorder.
If you have been diagnosed with fatty liver disease or nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), or are concerned a patient may have this disorder, consider a referral to the Fatty Liver Clinic.
Through a comprehensive workup, our providers can identify risk factors and other potentially contributing disorders to NAFLD, stage the severity of NAFLD and routinely monitor for progression of the disease. Lifestyle modifications are the foundation for management of NAFLD at any stage, which is promoted with help from nutritionists and weight loss experts.
In addition, the Fatty Liver Clinic can help manage contributing disorders such as: