Risk for death higher in food insecure patients with NAFLD, advanced fibrosis

Risk for death higher in food insecure patients with NAFLD, advanced fibrosis

Among patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and advanced fibrosis, food insecurity significantly correlated with greater all-cause mortality, according to a presenter at the International Liver Congress.“Food insecurity is prevalent in the United States in adults with NAFLD and advanced fibrosis,” Ani Kardashian, MD, from the department of preventive medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, said during her presentation. “It is associated with greater risk for death in this population. This study really highlights the importance of us really focusingRead More

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