Lifestyle changes may reduce risk for alcohol related cirrhosis

Weight loss, intensive treatment of diabetes or prediabetic states and coffee or tea consumption may decrease the risk for alcohol-related cirrhosis, according to a study published in the American Journal of Gastroenterology.“We identified significant associations between the family history of liver disease; diabetes and obesity; tea, coffee, wine, and cannabis consumption; and risk of cirrhosis,” John B. Whitfield, PhD, FRCPath, from Genetic Epidemiology, QIMRBerghofer Medical Research Institute, Brisbane and colleagues wrote. “Our findings may have public healthRead More

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