If you are obese or a diabetic patient or consume alcohol regularly, it is very important for you to have your liver checked regularly. We are saying this because the worst lifestyle affects the liver of the body.
The diabetic patient should have liver checked regularly
However, due to this, a large number of people are getting unhealthy and sick without having any specific symptoms.
Liver examination of middle-aged women and men
Between 2018 and 2019, the Delhi-based Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences (ILBS) has installed 200 mobile health camps across the city and examined the liver of men and women around the age of 46 on average at Mohalla Clinic and Polyclinic. Tried liver fibrosis or not. It is a disease in which a long-term injury or irritation in the liver tissue. However, it leads to a wound that can cause complete liver damage.
1 in 3 people have liver fibrosis problem
During this screening, it revealed that about 35.5 percent ie 1 out of every 3 people who examined had liver fibrosis. Of these, 14 percent had liver fibrosis at the advanced stage. If such people not treated on time, their liver can be permanently damaged. At the same time, liver cirrhosis disease found in 3 percent of people. Dr. Archana Rastogi, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology at ILBS, says, “Those in whom liver fibrosis was diagnosed were referred to the nearest Mohalla Clinic or the Medical Officer at Polyclinic for further treatment.”
Awareness is necessary for dangerous diseases related to liver
In this screening program of ILBS, 7 thousand 624 people screened. Of these, 804 people admitted to consuming alcohol. This study highlights that there is a need to create awareness among people. However, about chronic liver disease in order to make people aware of the risk of liver cirrhosis or fibrosis, says Dr. SK Sarin, director of ILBS. Dr. Sarin further says alcohol consumption, diabetic patients and people with other metabolic diseases fall into the high-risk group and in order to detect liver-related disease early in such people, the strategy needed for this.
Alcohol and obesity are also responsible for hepatitis
Doctors say that from 2 to 3 decades ago, hepatitis considered responsible for most liver-related diseases. Liver diseases have not increased due to hepatitis, but obesity, alcohol consumption. Also, diabetes have led to an increase in cases of liver diseases.