Monthly Archives: October 2016

Ten Tips for Healthy Holiday Eating

For many the holiday season has begun and I can already confirm that patients are telling me, “I ate too much!” Let us talk about weight management; keeping GI symptoms under control yet still enjoying family, friends and the festivities the holidays bring. Mentally get ready and prepared for the holiday season. Keep in mind […]

NASH Expected To Become Most Frequent Reason For Liver Transplants By 2020

STAT reports that “it’s estimated that roughly 2 percent to 5 percent of adults in the” US have non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), “and that another 10 percent to 20 percent may have its milder cousin, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, or NAFLD, according to the National Institute for Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases.” STAT adds that […]

Herbal And Dietary Supplements Linked To Liver Damage, Study Suggests

Reuters reports that a report in Hepatology suggests that “one in five cases of chemical-induced liver damage come from herbal and dietary supplements.” While liver injury caused by supplements is rare overall, up to half of adults in the US use supplements, which can be harmful if overused or can have complications when used in […]

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