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Policy, Prevention, and Progress: Fatty Liver & Obesity

Policy, Prevention, and Progress: Fatty Liver & Obesity

Dr. Kelly Brownell, Dean Emeritus of the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University, has over 35 years of experience studying food systems and obesity. After initially focusing on obesity treatments, he found that weight loss often led to rapid regain, suggesting a harmful metabolic change.

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The Quiet Threat of Fatty Liver in Lean Individuals

The Quiet Threat of Fatty Liver in Lean Individuals

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD or more recently metabolic dysfunction-associated steatotic liver disease, MASLD) has long been associated with obesity, but researchers are beginning to look into the trend that a sizable portion of those with the disease actually has a “normal” or lean weight.

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Deploying Solutions: How Can Veterans Manage Fatty Liver

Deploying Solutions: How Can Veterans Manage Fatty Liver

Fatty liver disease includes a spectrum of liver conditions characterized by excess fat accumulation in the liver of individuals. It encompasses a range of conditions, from simple steatosis (fatty liver) to nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), as well as nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) which can progress to cirrhosis, liver failure, and hepatocellular carcinoma.

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