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Fatty liver: the next enemy

Being overweight is behind most cases of fatty liver; lifestyle changes will make a difference

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Those with high belly fat have a higher risk of fatty liver than those with fat distributed equally in the body.

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Dr Loh Poh Yen Consultant, Gastroenterology and Hepatology (Singapore Medical Specialists Centre) MBBS, MRCP(UK) M.MED (INT Medicine), FAMS (Gastro)

DURING the last National Day rally, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong raised the concerns of the rising threat of diabetes mellitus in Singapore. Three in 10 Singaporeans above the age of 60 have diabetes. The disease is closely linked to being overweight: the risk of diabetes will rise with

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