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!
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.
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.
Biliary atresia is a disease of the bile ducts that affects only infants. It is rare, affecting about one out of every 18,000 infants.