Carolyn Anderson, ARNPCarolyn Anderson, ARNP
- Accepting Children: No
- Accepting New Patients: Yes
- Accepting Medicare: Yes
- Accepting Medicaid/DSHS: Yes
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Seattle Pacific UniversityBoard Certifications
MSN-ANP, CGRNProfessional Associations:
American Gastroenterology Association
A healthy liver may contain some fat. However, NAFLD occurs when the liver has trouble breaking down fats, causing excess fat to build-up in the liver. Mild fat accumulation usually does not result in inflammation of the liver. More severe fat accumulation can cause inflammation, and potential progression to cirrhosis (scarring of liver tissue). People who drink too much alcohol can get a condition similar to NAFLD, but NAFLD happens in people who do not drink alcohol or only a little alcohol.
We still have much to learn about the specific cause of NAFLD, but it is often associated with:
Gastroenterology - Ballard
Swedish Tallman Professional Clinic
5350 Tallman Ave., N.W., Suite 304
Seattle, WA 98107
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