New Delhi: People who are overweight, people who are obese and people who are diabetic patients are at highest risk of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. Giving information about this, the Union Health Ministry said that about 9 percent to 32 percent of the population of India was given non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is. Many people feel that the problem of liver disease or liver failure occurs only to those who drink alcohol. but it’s not like that. These days, even without consuming alcohol, the disease of fatty liver disease is increasing rapidly.
Diabetes patients are 80% more likely to develop NAFLD
Researchers found that people who have type-2 diabetes have a 40 to 80 percent higher risk of developing non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, while those who have obesity are 30 to 90 percent more prone to the disease. Rises to It has also been revealed in many studies about this that the risk of cardiovascular disease i.e. heart disease is also much higher in those people who have non-alcoholic fatty liver disease NAFLD.
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Excess fat causes insulin resistance
The problem of obesity is associated with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease NAFLD because of the excess fat present in the body leading to insulin resistance and inflammation. Insulin resistance causes the pancreas to produce more insulin so that the blood glucose level of the body remains normal and this is why the risk of developing diabetes also increases.
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There is also a risk of liver cancer and cirrhosis due to NAFLD
Launching some operational guidelines related to non-alcoholic fatty liver disease NAFLD disease, Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan said, ‘NAFLD is a disease in which fatty liver is abnormally fatty accumulating even without secondary causes associated with fatty liver. is. It can also lead to many other diseases such as liver cirrhosis, liver cancer and non-alcoholic steato-hepatitis (NASH). NAFLD is a major cause of liver disease in India.
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease NAFLD can be easily managed by changing your lifestyle and behavior and timely diagnosing the disease.