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9 hours ago
FibroScan® 530 | LiverWellness.ie

50 FREE FIBROSCAN® ASSESSMENTS FOR DIABETES IRELAND MEMBERS

Liver Wellness is pleased to announce that it is collaborating with Diabetes Ireland in raising awareness among its members of the growing risk of Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD).

Fatty Liver Disease affects up to 30% of the general population and is particularly common in type 2 diabetic patients. Prof. Suzanne Norris will introduce the topic at the Diabetes Ireland AGM/Patient Education Workshop on the 12th November.

As part of this awareness campaign, Liver Wellness will provide a total of 50 free FibroScan® assessments to Diabetes Ireland members.

Read more about FibroScan®
https://liverwellness.ie/fibroscan/

Liver Wellness is an innovative model of care which offers patients a private and confidential service in the assessment, treatment and personalised management of liver health issues.

4 days ago
Articles | LiverWellness.ie

The hidden dangers of Fatty Liver - An article written by Prof. Suzanne Norris
https://liverwellness.ie/articles/

The Hidden Dangers of Fatty Liver by Prof. Suzanne Norris

5 days ago
Harris pledges €5m to reduce rates of obesity

http://www.independent.ie/irish-news/health/harris-pledges-5m-to-reduce-rates-of-obesity-36215779.html

Irish children are now the 58th most overweight globally and rank eighth in Europe.

5 days ago
Almost a third of Irish children are now overweight – study

https://www.irishtimes.com/news/health/almost-a-third-of-irish-children-are-now-overweight-study-1.3252123#.Wd3wLuCy3gA.mailto

Irish boys rank 98th in the obesity charts and girls rank 78th out of 200 countries

6 days ago

To coincide with World Obesity Day, we are delighted to announce that Liver Wellness will provide a free FibroScan to five of our Facebook followers, at risk of Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease. (Click the link below for Fatty Liver Disease FAQ)

https://liverwellness.ie/liverhealth/#fattyliver2

To avail of our offer please email fibroscan@liverwellness.ie, for details of the pre-screening application process. Please reference “World Obesity Day” in your email.

— Products shown: FibroScan®.

6 days ago

1 week ago
'33 per cent of Irish adults will be obese in eight years' - obesity experts

http://www.independent.ie/life/33-per-cent-of-irish-adults-will-be-obese-in-eight-years-obesity-experts-36196721.html

Some 33 per cent of Irish adults will be obese by 2025, and this will be at an annual cost to the State of €2.1bn a year.

1 week ago
Press Release: New data shows 97% decrease in cost of diabetes medication after obesity surgery | Irspen

http://www.irspen.ie/press-release-new-data-shows-97-decrease-in-cost-of-diabetes-medication-after-obesity-surgery/

IrSPEN (Irish Society for Clinical Nutrition & Metabolism), ASOI (Association for the Study of Obesity on the Island of Ireland) release new national data to highlight urgent need for national obesity treatment programme

1 week ago
Even if you don’t drink you can still get liver disease

https://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-style/health-family/even-if-you-don-t-drink-you-can-still-get-liver-disease-1.3059326

There’s an epidemic of fatty liver disease in this country, and teetotallers aren’t immune

1 week ago
Liver Health | LiverWellness.ie

WHAT IS NON-ALCOHOLIC FATTY LIVER DISEASE?...AM I AT RISK?

Fatty liver or Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) is a term used to describe a condition caused by the build-up of fat in liver cells. A liver normally contains a certain amount of fat, but if fat represents more than 5% of the weight of the liver, that person is said to have “fatty liver” or steatosis. Fatty liver is a common condition that affects up to 17%-46% of European adult populations. It is the most common cause of chronic liver disease in developed countries. Read more https://liverwellness.ie/liverhealth/#fattyliver2

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