The Hidden Epidemic of NASH and Liver Fibrosis

NASH has been called a “hidden epidemic.” Millions of people are at risk, yet people with the disease show no symptoms until the very late stages. Diagnosing the disease is also difficult as it can take decades to progress to advanced fibrosis and cirrhosis, and it can only be diagnosed with an invasive and painful liver biopsy. While there is a lot we don’t know about NASH, there are many things we do know.