How Common is Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease?

JAMA

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 11 A.M. (ET), TUESDAY, MAY 7, 2019

Media advisory: To contact corresponding author Robert J. Wong, M.D., M.S., email Terry Lightfoot at tlightfoot@alamedahealthsystem.org. The full study is linked to this news release.

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Bottom Line: This study used national survey data from 2001-2016 to examine how common alcoholic fatty liver disease is in the United States.

Authors: Robert J. Wong, M.D., M.S., Highland Hospital, Oakland, California, and coauthors

  

(doi:10.1001/jama.2019.2276)

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