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Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease occurs due to the accumulation of abnormal amounts of fat within the liver. Fatty liver most likely caused by obesity and diabetes. Symptoms of fatty liver disease are primarily the complications of cirrhosis of the liver; and may include:

Treatment for fatty liver includes:


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      • What causes jaundice in adults?
      • What are pre-hepatic (liver) causes of jaundice?
      • What are hepatic (liver) causes of jaundice?
      • What are post-hepatic (liver) causes of jaundice?
      • What are the signs and symptoms of jaundice in adults?
      • What are the risk factors for jaundice in adults?
      • What exams and tests diagnose jaundice in adults?
      • What is the treatment for jaundice in adults?
      • What are the complications of jaundice in adults?
      • Can jaundice in adults be prevented?
      • What is the prognosis for an adult with jaundice?
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      Insulin Resistance Article
      • Insulin resistance definition and facts
      • What is insulin resistance?
      • What are the signs and symptoms of insulin resistance?
      • What causes insulin resistance?
      • What is the relationship between insulin resistance and diabetes?
      • What are normal insulin levels?
      • What medical conditions are associated with insulin resistance?
      • Who is at risk for insulin resistance?
      • Which specialties of doctors treat insulin resistance?
      • Is there a test for insulin resistance?
      • Can insulin resistance be cured?
      • Is there a special diet plan for treating insulin resistance?
      • What foods help prevent type 2 diabetes?
      • What about exercise to treat insulin resistance?
      • What medications treat insulin resistance?
      • Can insulin resistance be prevented?
      • What is the prognosis for a person with insulin resistance?
      • What's new in insulin resistance?

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Terms related to Fatty Liver:

  • NASH
  • Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis
  • Nonalcoholic Steatonecrosis
  • Steatosis