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Home > Education Resources > Liver Lowdown > Liver Lowdown July/Aug 2014

Liver Lowdown


JULY/AUGUST 2014


Welcome to the July/August 2014 edition of the Liver Lowdown. Click on the links below and check out our featured stories for the month!

FEATURE: ALPHA-1 ANTITRYPSIN DEFICIENCY AND ALAGILLE SYNDROME

Rare liver diseases are not so rare if they affect you or someone you love. There are more than 100 different types of liver disease. Many you may have never heard of. Two such conditions are Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency and Alagille syndrome.

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PATIENT PROFILE

At only 3 ½ years old, Aiden has been hospitalized at least 10 times, had countless doctor visits and has undergone two liver transplants. Yet, you would be hard-pressed to keep up with him. Read more about this incredible little boy.

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HAPPENINGS


There is a lot going on at the American Liver Foundation and we invite you to join us in our many events. With our Liver Life Walks, Flavors, transplant reunions and webinars, there is a lot to be a part of. Here is what we have been up to during the last few weeks.

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IN THE NEWS

The American Liver Foundation is making national news on topics including liver wellness, disease prevention, screening 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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Page updated: August 25th, 2014