Fatty Liver
 
   
Medical Condition: Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD)
Facility / Clinic: Richmond, VA 
Age: 18 - 70
Gender: Male/Female
Brief Summary: Doctors at National Clinical Research are looking for people with higher than normal amount of fat in
their liver that is not related to excessive alcohol consumption.  The medical term for this condition is nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). There is a subset of this medical condition called nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) that has both high liver fat
and inflammation (swelling) and fibrosis (scarring) that causes a stiff liver.  A new investigational drug that is being studied to see if it could be used in
the future to treat patients with NASH.  Currently there is no drug approved to treat NASH.
Key Inclusion / Exclusion Criteria:
  • Alcohol intake <21 drinks/week
  • No serious liver conditions
  • At least 1 of the below criteria describes you:
      • Type 2 Diabetes
      • Overweight for 10+ years
      • Metabolic Syndrome
      • Already diagnosed with "non-alcoholic" Fatty Liver or NASH
Enrollment: Open
Patient Commitment Duration: 26 weeks
Patient Compensation: May receive $103 for each completed visit
Number of Visits in Study:

14 study visits

 

 

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