Underscore Need for Early Detection Many of us are familiar with liver disease caused by excessive alcohol intake, but with the increasing rates of Type 2 diabetes and obesity, non-alcoholic…
In this white paper physician expert Dr. Caroline Apovian M.D., from The Boston Medical Center, provides a comprehensive overview of the obesity and NAFLD epidemic hitting the United States population.
May is Hepatitis Awareness Month and Echosens is calling for increased vigilance and attention to the millions of Americans from all walks of life who are living with the most common causes of viral hepatitis: hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV). People with chronic HBV may be at significantly increased risk of disease progression due to non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), which affects 1:3 Americans.
Echosens urges increased vigilance around liver health during May 2020 Hepatitis Awareness Month and calls attention to the millions of Americans from all walks of life who are living with the most common causes of viral hepatitis: hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV).
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a spectrum of the disease characterized by the accumulation of lipids in liver cells not associated with the consumption of alcohol. It causes cellular dysfunction and, in some patients, leads to non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), fibrosis, and cirrhosis.
Celebrated every year in April, National Minority Health Month is an effort to raise awareness about health disparities that continue to affect racial and ethnic minority populations. During this time, Echosens is highlighting the impact of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and its more severe from nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) on minority populations.