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Study for Treatment of Liver Disease with Vitamin E

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Do you have fatty liver?

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical Center seeks adults with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) or non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) to join a research study. Researchers want to learn which dose of vitamin E most effectively treats these conditions.

You may be eligible if you:

  • Are 18 or older
  • Have, or your physician suspects you have, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) or non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH)

In the study:

  • You will initially join a 12-week lifestyle modification program that includes exercise and diet
  • You will receive treatment with vitamin E at one of three doses for up to three years
  • Your participation will include thorough study of your liver disease
  • You will make multiple visits to the NIH Clinical Center, including several inpatient visits
  • Throughout the study, a registered dietitian will provide counseling to help you achieve and maintain the diet and lifestyle changes
  • There is no charge for study-related tests, procedures, and medications
  • Travel reimbursement may be provided

NIH Clinical Center, America's research hospital, in Bethesda, Maryland. On the Metro red line, Medical Center stop

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Refer to study #13-DK-0002

Department of Health and Human Services
National Institutes of Health
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

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This page last updated on 09/07/2017

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