Adding weight management to NAFLD care boosts bariatric surgery referrals 25-fold

WASHINGTON — Adding weight management care into a multidisciplinary nonalcoholic fatty liver disease program improved referrals for bariatric surgery at a rate of 25 times higher than the national average, according to Yale study results.“Losing at least 10% of your body weight is the treatment for fatty liver disease, and there are many ways to lose weight on the market, including new medications and bariatric surgery,” Ysabel Ilagan-Ying, MD, a hospital resident at Yale University School of Medicine and West Haven Veterans Medical Center, said during The Liver MeetingRead More

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