Doctors Seeing More Women, Patients Under 40 with Liver Disease
The article discusses how physicians are seeing younger patients and more people are dying from liver disease. The article summarizes deaths from liver disease, a catchall term for any condition that damages the liver, are seeing rates climb in large part because of alcohol. Physicians from MCW, Aurora and UW-Health also discussed how younger people and especially women rates are rising rapidly. Wisconsin Alcohol Policy Project comments on evidence-based practices that can help reduce excessive alcohol consumption.