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Audio. Annals On Call - Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: A Spectrum of Disorders: Dr. Centor discusses nonalcoholic fatty Liver disease with Dr. Meagan Gray, Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Alabama.
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March 8, 2019
Sleep Apnea and Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
When Dr. Gray spoke about life style changes which may mitigate nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, she should have included overcoming sleep apnea if it is present [1.2].1 Messarwi OA, Loomba R, Malhotra A. Obstructive sleep apnea, hypoxia, and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2018 Nov; doi.org/10.1164/rccm.201806-1109TR.2. Kim D, Ahmed A, Kushida C. Continuous positive airway pressure therapy on nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in patients with obstructive sleep apnea. 2018 Aug 15;14(8):1315-22.
Robert M Centor, MD
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Thanks for your post and references.
Centor RM, Gray M. Annals On Call - Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: A Spectrum of Disorders. Ann Intern Med. 2019;170:OC1. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/A18-0015
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 2019;170(5):OC1.
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