1. A Surprise and a Mystery: NAFLD in Lean Patients Linked to CVD Risk  Medscape
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The link between nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and higher risk of cardiovascular disease may extend beyond people who are overweight or living with obesity.The link between nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and higher risk of cardiovascular disease may extend beyond people who are overweight or living with obesity.

NAFLD in Lean Patients Linked to CVD Risk

About seven out of ten patients (69%) who suffer from non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) perceive some stigmatization in their daily life, according to a study led by a team of the University of Barcelona, the Liver and Digestive Diseases Networking Biomedical Research Centre, the Hospital Clínic de Barcelona and the August Pi i Sunyer Biomedical Research Institute.About seven out of ten patients (69%) who suffer from non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) perceive some stigmatization in their daily life, according to a study led by a team of the University of Barcelona, the Liver and Digestive Diseases Networking Biomedical Research Centre, the Hospital Clínic de Barcelona and the August Pi i Sunyer Biomedical Research Institute.

Perceived stigmatization is common among patients with NAFLD, study finds