The Central Government has issued several guidelines related to these diseases, showing caution towards serious diseases like cancer, diabetes, heart disease, and stroke. Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan have launched the guidelines for prevention and prevention of NAFLD (Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease) along with NPCDCS (National Program for Prevention and Control of Cancer).
During this time, he said that epidemiological studies suggest that the prevalence of NAFLD is about 9 percent to 32 percent of the general population in India, who are overweight or obese and people with diabetes or pre-diabetes. Is with high prevalence in. Researchers have found NAFLD in 40 to 80 percent of people who have type 2 diabetes and 30 to 90 percent of people are obese.
The Health Minister said that studies also suggest that people with NAFLD are more likely to develop heart disease. Heart disease is the most common cause of death in NAFLD. Once the disease develops, there is no specific treatment available and prevention of aspects that increase health and target weight loss and healthy lifestyles and control the above risk factors are the mainstays of disease progression and NALDLDs prevent mortality and morbidity.
Expanding on the government's plan to curb deaths due to NCDs associated with the condition, the minister said that the future of NAFLD cardiovascular diseases type 2 diabetes and other metabolic syndromes such as hypertension, abdominal obesity, dyslipia, glucose intolerance Is an independent portent of risk of. The Government of India is of the view that existing NPCDCS program strategies can be easily linked to NAFLD to prevent lifestyle changes, early diagnosis and management of associated non-communicable diseases as well as NAFLD.