What is Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease?

Dr. Julia Wattacheril, from the Division of Digestive and Liver Diseases, and Dr. Joel Lavine, Chief of Gastroenteroloy, Hepatology and Nutrition at MSCHONY, answer some common questions surrounding Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, including: 

  • What is Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD)?
  • How many people have Fatty Liver Disease (FLD)?
  • What do I need to know about NAFLD?
  • Who can I talk to if I have just been diagnosed with NAFLD?