|Fatty Liver High Triglycerides- WORRY???
Aug 20, 2001
HI! I just was told I have a fatty liver & high triglycerides. All other tests came back normal. Even my hepatitis screening. I am still worried- every SEARCH engine I type in fatty liver high triglycerides shows HIV & Hepatitis. Please ease my worries, or justify them. Thanks!
| Response from Dr. Dieterich
While it is true that fatty liver can be caused by HIV which can cause high triglycerides, the most common cause is just obesity and/or diabetes. The best treatment is simply a low fat diet, low sugar and low alcohol diet and exercise. So all of you with fatty livers out there, diet and exercise! DTD
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