- •Approximately 25% of the world population is affected by nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD).
- •Practice guidelines on screening for NAFLD are available.
- •Identifying NAFLD is important so that necessary interventions can be initiated.
- •An evidence-based algorithm using FIB-4 risk stratifies patients with type 2 diabetes and NAFLD.
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Dr. Coviello is a member of a data safety monitoring board for a clinical trial of a potential therapeutic agent for NAFLD. Kathryn Kreider has no disclosures related to the publication of this article. She is a consultant for Novo Nordisk. Dawn Piercy has no disclosures related to the publicaion of this article. She is on an advisory board for Novo Nordisk. Dr. Patel and Dr. Thompson have no disclosures.