Fatty liver disease is one of the most common complications of diabetes. About 50 to 70 percent of those of us who have diabetes may have this potentially dangerous complication. But now we may have a way to treat it and stopping it from progressing to liver failure. The first time I wrote about fatty liver was in 2005 when I had it myself. Fortunately, I have since been able to reverse it with diet and exercise. My late wife Catherine wasn't so fortunate. Her fatty liver progressed to liver failure, which led to her death in early 2007. Catherine had type 2 diabetes and was seriously overweight, and neither of us knew at the time that this is the cause of most cirrhosis of the liver. We had always assumed that drinking too much alcohol was the cause -- but she never drank any. Since then I've learned a lot about the dangers and other causes of fatty liver disease. Just recently, in fact, Swedish researchers reported that people with nonalcoholic fatty liver...
Definition The term "liver disease" applies to many diseases and disorders that cause the liver to function improperly or stop functioning. Abdominal pain, yellowing of the skin or eyes (jaundice), or abnormal results of liver function tests suggest you have liver disease. See also: Amebic liver abscess Autoimmune hepatitis Biliary atresia Cirrhosis Coccidioidomycosis; disseminated Delta agent (hepatitis D) Drug-induced cholestasis Hemochromatosis Hepatitis A Hepatitis B Hepatitis C Hepatocellular carcinoma Liver disease due to alcohol Primary biliary cirrhosis Pyogenic liver abscess Reye syndrome Sclerosing cholangitis Wilson's disease Causes, incidence, and risk factors
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