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Tonight at 8pm ET | Webinar Premier on Liver Disease | Preparing for the NASH Epidemic: A Call to Action! Meet Dr. Fasiha Kanwal, MD, MSHS

Dr. Kanwal is currently on a mission to raise awareness and improve understanding among physicians and is here today to discuss an exciting new initiative, “Preparing for the NASH Epidemic: A Call to Action”, sponsored by AGA, that brings together leaders in gastroenterology, endocrinology and primary care to improve screening, diagnosis and management of Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), an advanced form of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD).

Click Here to Watch Dr. Fasiha Kanwal and Michael Tetreault discuss the American Gastroenterological Association’s initiative, “Preparing for the NASH Epidemic: A Call to Action!” and education on a new clinical care pathway for PCPs to easily identify and manage patients at risk of NASH.

By Michael Tetreault and Fasiha Kanwal, MD, MSHS

Today we are delighted to welcome and bring you Fasiha Kanwal, MD, MSHS, Professor of Medicine and Chief of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Baylor College of Medicine.

Dr. Kanwal is the Chair of the American Gastroenterological Association’s initiative, “Preparing for the NASH Epidemic: A Call to Action!” and has helped develop a new clinical care pathway for PCPs to easily identify and manage patients at risk of NASH. Dr. Kanwal is currently on a mission to raise awareness and improve understanding among physicians and is here today to discuss with us exactly that.

She is also the Editor-in-Chief of Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology (CGH) – clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA). Dr. Kanwal is also Chair of an exciting new initiative, “Preparing for the NASH Epidemic: A Call to Action”, sponsored by AGA, that brings together leaders in gastroenterology, endocrinology and primary care to improve screening, diagnosis and management of Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), an advanced form of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). These global experts have developed a clinical care pathway and an easy to use digital tool to help primary care practitioners, endocrinologists and gastroenterologists identify and manage patients at risk of NASH.

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