Red, White, and Blue Salad
July 3, 2024

ALF's Red, White and Blue salad is a healthy and festive way to celebrate America's Independence this Fourth of July!

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6 Tips for Men’s Liver Health
July 1, 2024

Though anyone can be affected, men are more prone to certain types of liver conditions. And while there are many causes […]

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Supporting the Treat and Reduce Obesity Act: A Call to Action for Liver Disease Advocates
June 14, 2024

The Treat and Reduce Obesity Act (TROA) of 2023 is a pivotal piece of legislation that seeks to establish Medicare Part D coverage for FDA-approved anti-obesity medications and intensive behavioral therapy. This Act is not just about treating obesity; it's about preventing severe liver diseases that can arise as a result.

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How to Pack Your Child a Powerhouse Lunch
August 16, 2023

It’s back-to-school season and we know just how difficult it can be to get your child to eat healthy foods, let alone make healthy choices at school. To help alleviate any back-to-school (lunch) jitters, we interviewed former registered public-school nurse and ALF Liver Life Advocate, Susan Avalone, on how to pack a healthy lunch your child will actually eat!

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Make an Enormous Impact with a Future Gift
July 28, 2023

When you include ALF in your will, your generosity helps us continue helping the nearly 100 million Americans affected by liver disease. Learn more about how you can make an enormous impact on the liver community by giving a gift that costs nothing during your lifetime.

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Celebrating Juneteenth and Change through Collaboration
June 16, 2023

Despite Juneteenth's nationwide recognition, when it comes to health equity and access to healthcare, disparities within the Black community still remain. ALF is working to help close some of these gaps through partnerships with community organizations such as the Black Liver Health Initiative (BLHI) at New York Presbyterian in New York City.

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Support for Mothers affected by ICP
June 12, 2023

My journey through ICP began with my first pregnancy in 2003, with my son, Jorden. I had been grateful for my health all my life, but towards the end of my pregnancy, something was wrong.

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Celebrating and Uniting Mothers Nationwide
May 10, 2023

Courtney's experience as a first time mom was not what she expected. But thanks to a strong support system, Courtney is now a strong advocate for her daughter, Sadie, and the 100 million Americans affected by liver disease.

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Celebrating Black History Month
January 31, 2023

February is Black History Month. Meet Dr. Rotonya Carr, MD, FACP - Cyrus E. Rubin Chair and Division Head of Gastroenterology at the University of Washington.

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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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Dr. Robert Wong, a Passionate Advocate for Healthcare Equality
September 12, 2022

Meet Dr. Robert Wong, MD, MS, Clinical Associate Professor (Affiliated) of Medicine in the division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the Stanford University School of Medicine and Staff Physician in the Gastroenterology Section at the Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Healthcare System.

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Dr. Guadalupe Garcia-Tsao, Dedicated to Liver Patients
September 12, 2022

Meet leading physician, researcher and passionate advocate Guadalupe “Lupe” Garcia-Tsao, MD, FRCP. Dr. Garcia-Tsao is Professor of Medicine at Yale University School of Medicine and Chief of Digestive Diseases at the VA-Connecticut Healthcare System.

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