Standard of care lifestyle counseling improves NASH, fibrosis in children with NAFLD

Standard of care lifestyle counseling correlated with improvements in nonalcoholic steatohepatitis or fibrosis in half of the children with nonalcoholic fatty liver, according to study results publish in Gastroenterology.However, investigators observed continual progression in more than one-third of children within 2 years.“The high incidence of type 2 diabetes, and its strong relationship to fibrosis progression, underscores the urgent need to assess longer-term outcomes,” Stavra A. Xanthakos, MD, from the division of gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition at Cincinnati Children’sRead More

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