GI-supervised weight loss program leads to weight loss in GERD, NAFLD

SAN ANTONIO — A comprehensive gastroenterologist-supervised weight management program that includes nutrition education and behavioral support groups may lead to significant weight loss in patients with obesity with non-alcoholic fatty liver and GERD, according to findings presented at the American College of Gastroenterology Annual Meeting.Naresh T. Gunaratnam, MD, and colleagues evaluated the outcomes of a weight loss program aimed at achieving a 10% total body weight loss at 3 months, which are known determinants of improved GERD and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD).Read More

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