DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT BY TYPE OF EATING DISORDER IN PATIENTS WITH NON-ALCOHOLIC FATTY LIVER DISEASE.
This article provides an analysis of the diagnosis and treatment by type of eating
disorder in patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is currently one of the most common hepatology
diseases leading to poor quality of life, disability, and death. Treatment of overweight
problems with NAFLD. It is based on maintaining the energy balance - the relationship
between calorie intake and their expenditure [Hill J. O., 2012; 126: pp. 126-132.]. A
wide range of therapy was used to treat such patients, including lifestyle correction, medical
and surgical interventions. Lifestyle interventions affect two aspects, namely: the diet and
the exercise regime. While dietary interventions are aimed at reducing the consumption of
high-calorie foods and prescribing a low-fat diet, thereby reducing energy consumption
[McGuire S.: 2011. Advances in Nutrition ], physical exercise is aimed at energy expenditure.
Both types of interventions were not sufficiently effective, since they lead to minimal weight
loss in a short period of time, whereas in the long term, in the case of dietary interventions,
weight recovery is usually inevitable Hession M 2009;