I Lend My Voice for My Grandma
August 8, 2022

“My grandma played a pivotal role in my decision to pursue health advocacy. As a public health professional, I am dedicated to raising awareness around the importance of doing more intentional outreach, education and research with linguistically and ethnically diverse communities to achieve health equity and improve polices that benefit all community members.”

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PFIC. Rare Disease. Real Lives.
August 5, 2022

Michelle had a successful liver transplant at 12 years old. She is currently 30 and working part-time. She says, “I feel good but get really tired. I have to remind myself to listen to by body and not overdo it” PFIC is starting to cause some scarring on Michelle’s transplanted liver but she keeps a positive mindset, “It isn’t bad. At least we know what’s causing it so we can manage it.”

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Q&A About Liver Cancer
June 9, 2022

The American Liver Foundation reached out to top doctors Ghassan K. Abou-Alfa, MD, and Ronald P. DeMatteo, MD., to get answers to the most commonly asked liver cancer questions.

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The Passing of Dr. Alfred L. Baker, a Giant in the Field of Hepatology
May 25, 2022

During his tenure as Professor of Medicine and Director of the Liver Study Unit at the University of Chicago, Dr. Baker helped develop the first Liver Transplant program in the Midwest.

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Hepatitis Awareness Month
April 29, 2022

Viral hepatitis is the inflammation of the liver caused by a virus. In the United States, the most common types of viral hepatitis are Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C.

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Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Connection to Liver Disease
April 29, 2022

Dr. Na Li was born in China and her passion for practicing medicine and taking care of patients inspired her to pursue an internal medicine residency and a fellowship in gastroenterology.

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Support for Chronic Illness
March 28, 2022

If you have a chronic liver disease, such as cirrhosis, hepatitis C or liver cancer, it’s understandable that you, your family members and caregivers may experience a roller coaster of emotions, and have many questions.

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Celebrate Women’s History Month with a Pediatric Liver Superhero
March 21, 2022

Dr. Ekong is a pediatric resident on the liver transplant team at Birmingham Children’s Hospital in the United Kingdom and is passionate about pediatric transplant hepatology.

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5 things you should know about life after diagnosis
March 15, 2022

If you learn that you have liver disease, you may feel overwhelmed and have a lot of questions. Here are 5 things you should know about life after diagnosis.

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Patients Speak Out About Living With PBC
February 21, 2022

We asked dozens of individuals with PBC what it means to live successfully with this condition, and we’re pleased to share a few of their answers here.

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Rare Disease Day 2022: Meet the Kostecki Family
February 8, 2022

The Kostecki family faced many challenges in discovering daughter Abby's diagnosis of a rare form of liver disease…

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Surgeon, Mom, and Liver Champion
February 1, 2022

Dr. Simpson is a decorated surgeon, a loving mother, wife and a fierce advocate for liver patients in underserved communities.

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