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A Few Scary Facts

  • Statistically, if you have two friends, one of you has a fatty liver.
  • Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the fastest growing disease condition in the United States.
  • By 2020, NAFLD will be the most common cause of liver transplants.
  • The incidence of NAFLD has increased 20 times in the last two decades.
  • Nationally, NAFLD will result in more than 5 million cases of liver cirrhosis in the next 20 years.
  • Fatty liver disease has no early symptoms and most patients are diagnosed when it is too late to avoid serious illness

For a snapshot of liver disease broadly click the image below from the

NASH Education Corp website.