Heart failure

Risk factors


Diabetes affects how your body uses blood sugar. Too much blood sugar over long periods can cause serious health problems, but treatments are available.



Tests and diagnosis

Genetic testing

Liver function tests


Needle biopsy

Aug. 08, 2017
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