Over 50% of overweight, obese adults may be diagnosed with MAFLD

Metabolic dysfunction-associated fatty liver disease is highly prevalent among overweight and obese adults, according to Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology.“This calls for attention and dedicated action from primary care physicians, specialists, health policy makers and the general public alike,” Jiaye Liu, MD, from the department of thyroid and parathyroid surgery at West China Hospital, Sichuan University in Sichuan, China, and colleagues wrote.They added, “We found that more than half of overweight or obese adults from the general population can be diagnosed asRead More

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