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Liver Lowdown April 2015

Liver Lowdown


Welcome to the April 2015 edition of the Liver Lowdown. Click on the links below and check out our featured stories for the month!

APRIL IS DONATE LIFE MONTH

Thousands of people are on the waiting list to receive a new liver. Many die waiting. You have the opportunity to impact a life in the most meaningful of ways. Learn about how to become an organ donor and give the ultimate gift of life.

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PATIENT ADVOCATE OF THE MONTH

Liver disease doesn’t just affect the person who is living with it but also the people who love them, the doctors who treat them and the researchers who are working tirelessly for cures. There are many faces of liver disease. Meet one of them, New York Times best-selling author Gretchen Rubin.

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MEET OUR RESEARCHERS

Research is integral to the work of the American Liver Foundation and is essential to finding new ways to prevent, treat and cure liver disease. Supporting early-career scientists is critical to this effort. In 2014, the American Liver Foundation provided funding to 11 early-career scientists from some of the nation’s leading academic institutions who are making the study of liver disease their life’s work. Read about grantee Dr. Davide Povero.

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HAPPENINGS

There is always a lot happening at the American Liver Foundation and in the world of liver disease. Find out what we've been up to!

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IN THE NEWS

The American Liver Foundation is making news on topics including liver wellness, disease prevention, testing and treatment.

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RECIPE OF THE MONTH

Looking for a delicious recipe to try tonight? We have one for you! Have a recipe to share? We would love to hear from you.

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CALENDAR OF EVENTS

ALF hosts a number of events throughout the year to support liver disease awareness. Check our events calendar and find one to participate in.

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