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Welcome to the July 2013 edition of the Liver Lowdown. Click on the links below and check out our featured stories for the month!
WORLD HEPATITIS DAY in July – A Chance to Educate and Save Lives
July 28 is World Hepatitis Day. We have lots of ideas as to what you can do on that day to promote our life-saving mission. Share a true or false quiz with family and friends; use social media, and try to achieve a new Guinness World Record!
FEATURE: Q&A- Hepatic Encephalopathy (HE), a Major Complication of Cirrhosis
What is Hepatic Encephalopathy (HE)? This easy-to-read Q&A answers some of your basic questions. It explains why HE’s symptoms are a serious long-term and recurring condition, and how it impacts family and friends.
PATIENT STORY: Lynette Says Hepatic Encephalopathy (HE) is “A Monster That Pulls You In”
Meet Lynette. She’s a mother who used to be a member of the fast-paced business world. Here, she describes how Hepatic Encephalopathy (HE) has turned her life upside down. But this creative writer is determined to take on the monster —and win.
A CALL TO ACTION: How You Can Join the Fight to Save Lives
IN THE FIELD: Join in our Upcoming “Liver Life Walks” and “Flavors” Culinary Experiences
Two of our signature programs include the “Liver Life Walk” and “Flavors.” Funding from these events support vital programs for our life-saving mission. Here’s a quick update as to how you can participate in upcoming walks and Flavors events in various parts of the nation.
TASTY TIPS FOR SUMMER
Our gourmet experts from the Culinary Council and Flavors events offer two tasty and healthy recipes you can enjoy with family and friends over the summer. We promise you they’re easy to prepare…and the experience will be unforgettable!
5 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT HEPATITIS
Make sure to check out interesting facts about Hepatitis and take a look at our interesting infographic!