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8 Things
02 MARCH 2017

8 Things to Know About Autoimmune Disease

Chronic illnesses can be challenging. Those affecting the liver, like Autoimmune Hepatitis (AIH), Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis (PSC) and Primary Biliary Cholangitis (PBC) are no exception. While research advances daily, there’s still much to learn. Here are eight things to know about autoimmune diseases: An autoimmune liver disease develops when your...

DNA Strand
28 FEBRUARY 2017

New Research on Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency

Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency (Alpha-1) is a genetic (inherited) condition, passed from parents to their children through their genes. Alpha-1 may result in serious lung disease in adults and/or liver disease at any age. For each trait a person inherits, there are usually two genes; one gene comes from each parent....

Hands on Hands
28 FEBRUARY 2017

New ALF Resources for Primary Biliary Cholangitis

It’s considered a rare disease, but Primary Biliary Cholangitis (PBC) is one of the most talked-about topics across ALF social media, according to our social media guru David Barton. Calling our PBC community “extremely engaged,” Barton notes “they’re eager to be their own best advocates.” We hear you and are...