Clinical trials are research studies that test how well new medical approaches work in people. Speak with your doctor about the ongoing progress and results of these trials to get the most up-to-date information on new treatments. Participating in a clinical trial is a great way to contribute to curing, preventing, and treating liver disease and its complications. Start your search here to find clinical trials that need people like you.
Liver disease affects approximately 100 million Americans. An estimated 80-100 million people in the US have fatty liver disease, also known as Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD). Certain other health conditions can put people at higher risk for developing fatty liver disease. Take this quiz to see whether you or a loved one could be at risk for fatty liver disease, which usually has no symptoms unless or until liver damage becomes worse.
As a young man, I didn’t want people to think I was perpetually sick; and I wasn’t going to let liver disease define me.
Stacey became involved with ALF after attending a caregivers’ program at the hospital where her partner, Zach was diagnosed with end stage liver disease.
Darryl found his niche in life but then liver disease took control and he needed a lifesaving transplant.
I was diagnosed with stage IV intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma at the age of 46 and given six months to live. I didn’t feel sick, so how could I be dying?
Sarah and Emily Tully have cheered their parents, Deb and Keith, on from the sidelines of the Boston Marathon for nearly […]