” According to the American Liver Foundation, there are more than 100 different liver diseases one being NAFLD.  Pediatric non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the most common chronic liver disease in children, with its prevalence rising in parallel with the increased rates of overweight and obesity. NAFLD is a multisystem disease also affecting extrahepatic organs, and it has a long-term impact on health which extends into adulthood and causes significant morbidity and mortality.  NAFLD is the most common liver disease in children in the U. S., affecting 5 to 8 million children and adolescents.   It is October Awareness Month on the Liver!

U.S. National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health (NCBI)


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