The NASH Education Program™, Giving Voice to the “Silent Epidemic” Afflicting 25 Million Americans, Launches in the United States on March 26
The NASH Education ProgramTM launches on March 26 in the United States, focused on bringing awareness to a little-known, asymptomatic disease estimated to affect more than 25 million Americans and about 12 percent of adults in developed countries. NASH, or nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, is a metabolic disease characterized by the accumulation of fat in the liver, along with inflammation and the degeneration of liver cells. In too many cases, it leads to liver transplantation and liver cancer. It afflicts a growing number of children and teenagers, and particularly strikes the Hispanic population.
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