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Specialty Pharmacy ContinuumStudy Finds Lean NAFLD Patients Have Higher Risk for CVD

Up to this point, individuals with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and a normal BMI have often been overlooked. It was assumed their normal BMI equated to a lower risk of more serious conditions than those who are overweight or obese. These findings indicate that lean patients with NAFLD are 50% more likely to have a CVA compared with overweight patients, and 10 to 30% more likely to experience CVD.

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