Chronic liver disease, COVID-19 linked to higher rates of morbidity, mortality

Investigators observed higher rates of morbidity and mortality in patients with chronic liver disease with COVID-19, according to a presenter at The Liver Meeting Digital Experience.“This pandemic has created stress in a lot of different areas from job loss, depression and anxiety, lack of social interaction, decrease access to medical care; and all these things can potentially lead to increased alcohol use,” Nia Adeniji, M.Eng, from Stanford University School of Medicine, said during her presentation. “Encourage your patients to abstain from excessive alcohol use duringRead More

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