Fatty Liver Disease
A study conducted in Texas found that about 45% of Latinos have Fatty Liver Disease
What is Fatty Liver Disease?
Fatty Liver Disease is a common disorder where there is buildup of excess fat in the liver. Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease has four stages that start with the buildup of excess fat but may progress and lead to scarring and irreversible damage to the liver.
Who is affected by Fatty Liver Disease?
- About 100 Million Americans have Fatty Liver (NAFLD) and some may not know it.
- An estimated 30 million Americans have Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH) a progressive stage of Fatty Liver Disease.
Risk Factors for Fatty Liver Disease
Type 2 Diabetes
High Blood Pressure
What is a Free Fatty Liver Scan?
CTT & Fatty Liver in the News
New Drug to Treat Fatty Liver Disease
Dr. Douglas Denham, medical director of CTT, talks to reporter Camilla Rambaldi about a new drug being reviewed by the FDA for Fatty Liver Disease.
Fatty Liver Disease On the RiseCTT Medical Director, Dr. Douglas Denham, talks about the rise of fatty liver in a national story. ABC KSAT 12 »
Fatty Liver Disease Study in San AntonioFatty liver disease is finally getting some deserved attention, with drug companies and the Food and Drug Administration scrambling to find treatments. ABC KSAT 12 »
Fatty Liver Disease Blog PostAt Clinical Trials of Texas, Inc. (CTT), we do medical research on new drugs to treat many different types of diseases. One of these diseases – Fatty Liver Disease — has actually been around for a long time, but there haven’t been any real treatments for it until recently. Read More »
Participate in Liver Disease (Fatty Liver) Studies
Participate in a Liver Disease clinical trial in San Antonio, TX to learn more about your condition, advance medical research, and receive access to new treatments and medications at no cost to you! Compensation is often available. It’s easy, just browse currently enrolling studies and apply online to see if you qualify.
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