Advances in the diagnosis and management of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH): best practices and emerging therapies
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In this online, self-learning activity:
Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) is a form of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) characterized by steatosis, with the accumulation of fat in the liver in excess of five percent of the liver’s weight, together with hepatic inflammation in the presence or absence of fibrosis. Risk factors for NASH include a number of comorbid metabolic diseases and disorders, including metabolic syndrome, obesity, type 2 diabetes, hypertension, and dyslipidemia. The prevalence of NASH is estimated to be 1.5%-6.45% of the U.S. population, and prevalence of NASH among NAFLD patients to be 59.1% globally.
The following HCPs in: Gastroenterology, hepatology, and endocrinology; physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and pharmacists who practice in the aforementioned areas of specialty; and those who otherwise have an interest in or commonly care for or clinically encounter patients with NAFLD.