If You Are a Baby Boomer, Here’s Another Item for Your “To Do” List: Get Tested for Hepatitis C.
This little one was diagnosed at three months old with Biliary Atresia – a rare, life-threatening condition in infants in which bile ducts inside or outside the liver don’t have normal openings.
This interview with with Dr. Marina Silveira focuses on her research on primary biliary cholangitis (PBC).
The American Liver Foundation recently asked 20 doctors to share the advice they give to people newly diagnosed with Primary Biliary Cholangitis (PBC).
Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency is a genetic 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.
Parenting while living with PBC can present all sorts of challenges, such as how to talk to your children about your condition.
As incredible as it may seem in pure numbers, Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) affects up to 25% of people in the United States.
This list of facts may help you better understand the role your liver plays and its importance to you.
Holidays. Weddings. Anniversaries. Special Occasions. These are often the most joyous moments of our life. But liver disease can make it difficult to fully participate.
To help you understand how to eat if you have PBC, we consulted Megan Gutierrez, Advanced Dietitian who has extensive experience providing nutrition counseling to people with PBC.
Do you realize that your liver is depending on you? It’s true. Even though you can’t see it hidden away under your rib cage, if your liver could speak to you, it would say: “I’m working hard…"
“PBC can be a lonely disease, as most people don’t understand it,” wrote a member of the American Liver Foundation’s Facebook group.