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Liver Life Walk
People of all ages and all walks of life team up to participate in the annual walk events. The purpose of these walk events is to raise money to provide a community forum for those who are affected, increase awareness of the seriousness of liver disease and the importance of liver health, fund the American Liver Foundation Mid-America Division’s advocacy, research and education programs,and to improve the quality of life of those who are affected.
Flavors of St. Louis
A unique culinary experience that will delight the taste buds and honor those who have gone above and beyond to further the mission of the American Liver Foundation.
One of several educational programs, the “Liver Updates” are patient education seminars designed to give patients with liver disease and their family members an opportunity to obtain cutting edge information on the latest treatments and research breakthroughs from some of the finest local and national leading liver specialists.
Approximately 4 million U.S. people suffer from HCV and often show no outward symptoms for as many as 30 years. The ALF, in an effort to raise awareness about the importance of early detection, is working to provide free and confidential screening and educational programs to high-risk groups.
Liver Awareness Month
Each October, divisions across the nation bring awareness to the public about the importance of the liver and sharing knowledge about liver disease.
National Organ Donor Awareness Week
Various activities include education about organ donation.
Veterans and Hepatitis C Task Force
This is an ongoing initiative to educate veterans about the risk of hepatitis C. Veterans are at increased risk of having been exposed to hepatitis C.
American Liver Foundation promotes support groups throughout the state for individuals and their families affected by liver diseases.
The Mid-America Division is working actively in conjunction with local, state and federal policymakers to advance medical research and public health education programs.
The ALF is invited to several health fairs each month. Health fairs are a great way to get to know various health professionals, learn how to best take care of oneself, and have fun in the process!