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American Liver Foundation
New York, NY 10006
Welcome to the American Liver Foundation Greater New York Division. We are dedicated to serving the needs of the communities in the New York and Northern New Jersey region.
Forty years ago, a beloved neighbor was bedridden for weeks at a time with a mysterious ailment. She knew only that it involved her liver and that she must never drink alcohol, which would make things worse. Read More...
More than 30 million people in the U.S. have liver disease. Plus, cases of hepatitis C, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and liver cancer are on the rise. We know overindulging in sweets and alcohol is bad for our waistlines, but what about our livers? Read More...
I am Art Clark. My journey into the world of liver transplantation began in March 2007 with an esophageal bleed. I was admitted to the hospital and after tests my wife and I were told that I had liver cancer and would need a liver transplant due to inoperable cancerous tumors. Read more...
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10:00am, April 12th, 2014
Celebrating the Gift of Life & the Miracle of Liver Transplantation
May 4th, 2014
Secure your VIP entry and be one of 32,000 riders to bike through all five boroughs - Manhattan, The Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn, and Staten Island - a 40-mile, traffic-free ride!
May 18th, 2014
The Liver Life Walk® is the national fundraising walk of the American Liver Foundation®. Join more than 30,000 people from coast-to-coast as we pound the pavement to change the face of liver health! Your participation will bring much needed awareness and financial support to the needs of millions of Americans who are battling more than 100 different types of liver disease.
May 31st, 2014
Join Us! Walk with friends, family, co-workers or as an individual to support the fight against liver disease!
by Dr. John Reinus
by Dr. Paul J. Gaglio, MD
Dr. Gaglio is Medical Director for Liver Transplantation at Montefiore-Einstein Liver Center in New York.
By Patrick Basu, MD
Dr. Basu is the Director of Hepatobiliary Services and Clinical Research, New York Hospital Queens and New York Presbyterian Health Systems.
Diet, Nutrition and Exercise
By Melissa Palmer, MD
Dr. Palmer is a hepatologist with a practice on Long Island, New York. She is a board member of the New York chapter of the American Liver Foundation, and she sits on the nutrition subcommittee of the national chapter of the American Liver Foundation.