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Lifestyle interventions for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Ahmed, Idris Adewale and Mikail, Maryam Abimbola and Mustafa, Mohd Rais and Ibrahim, Muhammad and Othman, Rozana (2019) Lifestyle interventions for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. Saudi Journal of Biological Sciences, 26 (7). pp. 1519-1524. ISSN 1319-562X

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Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a multi-factorial disease and the most common of chronicliver diseases worldwide. The four clinical-pathological entities which are usually followed by NAFLDcourse include non-alcoholic steatosis, non-alcoholic steatohepatitis, advanced fibrosis/cirrhosis, andhepatocellular carcinoma. The cornerstones of NAFLD management and treatment, however, are healthylifestyles such as dietary modifications, regular physical activity, and gradual weight loss. At present, nodrugs or pharmacological agents have been approved for long-term treatment of NAFLD. Therefore, life-style modification is considered the main clinical recommendation and an initial step for the manage-ment of NAFLD

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 4998/76498
Uncontrolled Keywords: Diet; Exercise; Lifestyle; Weight lossLiver disease
Subjects: R Medicine > RB Pathology
R Medicine > RC Internal medicine
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Allied Health Sciences
Kulliyyah of Allied Health Sciences > Department of Biomedical Science (Effective:1st July 2011)
Depositing User: Muhammad Ibrahim
Date Deposited: 25 Nov 2019 10:31
Last Modified: 03 Dec 2019 16:14
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/76498

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