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30 JUNE 2020

ALF Raises Awareness of Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH)

For International NASH Day on June 12th, the American Liver Foundation joined a global community to raise awareness about a serious and potentially deadly liver condition: nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH). With support from the Allergan Foundation, we are now piloting a NASH Text Messaging Program, where individuals can sign up to...

Shikha Sundaram
24 APRIL 2020

Pediatric Fatty Liver Disease

What is Pediatric Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD)? NAFLD is a spectrum of diseases that all begin with excess fat deposition in the liver. As the disease becomes more severe, inflammation or irritation of the liver occurs and then scar tissue (fibrosis) accumulates. The disease is then referred to as...

John Goff
24 APRIL 2020

Q&A with Dr. John Goff About Fatty Liver Disease

Q: What is it? A: Fatty liver disease is when there is excess fat in the liver. This fat can be associated with inflammation or can just be isolated fat in the liver. The fat associated with inflammation will eventually lead to scarring (fibrosis). When the fibrosis becomes extensive the...

Webinar
07 NOVEMBER 2018

Webinar: What You Need To Know About Fatty Liver Disease

Overview The rates of Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) have nearly doubled in the last twenty years, affecting 1 in 3 adults and 1 in 10 children. During this hour-long webinar, we will discuss the diagnosis and treatment of this disease, the difference between NAFLD and NASH, and have...

Ask the Experts
03 NOVEMBER 2018

Ask the Experts Worcester- NAFLD November 2018

Please join us as we Ask the Experts about NonAlcoholic Fatty Liver Disease. This is a free program intended for patients, family members, caregivers, students, medical providers, and the general public. The program will be held in The Lazare Auditorium at UMass Memorial Medical Center, University Campus located at 55...