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A 56-year-old female asked:

If you have metabolic liver disease. do not drink or use drugs and lose weight can u live fir years. diagnosed at 31. thanks?

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Dr. Andrew Seibert
Gastroenterology 35 years experience
Metabolic liver dz: There are many metabolic liver diseases. If you are referring to the metabolic syndrome, including fatty liver, then your best treatment is to lose weight and avoid things that are toxic to the liver, such as alcohol. Many people live long lives with this, but metabolic syndrome can be a risk factor for diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Lose weight! Good luck.

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Last updated May 1, 2015

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