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Fatty Liver Disease

A study conducted in Texas found that about 45% of Latinos have Fatty Liver Disease

What is it?

Fatty Liver Disease is a common disorder where there is buildup of excess fat in the liver. This Nonalcoholic 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?

  • 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

Overweight

Type 2 Diabetes

High Blood Pressure

Family History

What is a Free Liver Scan?

CTT in the News

New Drug Being Tested

Dr. Douglas Denham, medical director of CTT, talks to reporter Camilla Rambaldi about a new drug being reviewed by the FDA.

NBC News 4 San Antonio»

Disease On the Rise

CTT Medical Director, Dr. Douglas Denham, talks about the rise of this disease in a national story.

ABC KSAT 12 »

Fatty Liver Disease Study in San Antonio

This silent killer is finally getting some deserved attention, with drug companies and the Food and Drug Administration scrambling to find treatments.

ABC KSAT 12 »

Liver Disease Blog Post

At 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.
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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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