Increased alcohol-related liver disease diagnoses amid SARS-CoV-2

Increased alcohol-related liver disease diagnoses amid SARS-CoV-2

Researchers reported a significant increase in alcohol-related liver disease diagnoses amid the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, according to a presentation at Digestive Disease Week.“There has been a reported changing prevalence of non–COVID-19 diseases during this pandemic,” Travis Roark, MD, Scripps Green Hospital in San Diego, Calif., and colleagues wrote. “There is concern mental health disorders have been exacerbated as people are socially isolated and dealing with profound stressors, leading to behaviors like increased alcohol consumption.”Using the Scripps HealthRead More

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