Autoimmune Liver Diseases

2022 National Liver Champion, Barb Pitts
October 13, 2022

Meet Barb Pitts – National Liver Champion of the American Liver Foundation (ALF) 2022 Liver Life Walks. Barb was diagnosed with liver disease in 1999 at age 44. Initially, her symptoms aligned with PBC, a chronic liver disease resulting from progressive destruction of bile ducts in the liver – but – after extensive testing revealed a lack of PBC markers, the mystery ensued. Bard said, “At that point they could not diagnose me so my doctor and I jokingly called it “BPD” - Barb Pitts Disease.”

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8 Things to Know About Autoimmune Disease
May 20, 2020

Having Autoimmune Hepatitis (AIH), Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis (PSC) and Primary Biliary Cholangitis (PBC) can be challenging.

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Autoimmune Hepatitis Q&A with Karin Cesario, MD
April 24, 2020

In autoimmune hepatitis, the body’s immune system attacks liver cells leading to liver inflammation.

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