Monday Sep 05, 2022

Reducing the Risk of Alcohol-Associated Liver Disease - Frankly Speaking EP 292

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Overview: Alcohol use disorder is common, but effective medications to treat this disorder are not widely prescribed in the outpatient primary care setting, despite being available and having relatively good formulary coverage. Join us to hear how the use of medical treatment can decrease the incidence and progression of alcohol-associated liver disease.


Episode resource links:

  • Augustin G. L. Vannier et al, Incidence and Progression of Alcohol-Associated Liver Disease After Medical Therapy for Alcohol Use Disorder, JAMA Network Open (2022).  DOI: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.13014


  • Tetreault JM, O'Connor PG. Risky drinking and alcohol use disorder: Epidemiology, pathogenesis, clinical manifestations, course, assessment, and diagnosis. UpToDate. Published April 28, 2022. Accessed June 11, 2022. 


  • Holt SR, Tetrault, JM. Ambulatory Management of alcohol withdrawal. UpToDate. Published May 19, 2022. Accessed June 11, 2022.


  • Holt SR. Approach to treating alcohol use disorder. UpToDate. Published March 22, 2022. Accessed June 11, 2022.


Guest: Jillian Joseph, MSPAS, PA-C


Music Credit: Richard Onorato

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