Welcome to the October 2013 edition of the Liver Lowdown. Click on the links below and check out our featured stories for the month!
For Liver Awareness Month in October, a Quick Quiz and Why Being Overweight May Destroy Your Liver
A month devoted to the importance of liver awareness gives you the opportunity to realize why the liver is so important. Take a quick quiz (just four questions!) And find out about the mounting threat posed by obesity and fatty livers.
After David’s Long Journey Fighting Liver Disease, He Is Back on His Feet—in the Kitchen!
Want to identify the types, stages and treatment of liver disease? David Roncari is the living example of someone who knows all about them. His medical history: Hepatitis C (twice), cirrhosis and a liver transplant.
Also, look for the video about David, photos and—because he’s so passionate about cooking—one of David’s special recipes.
Liver Disease: The Big Picture
To coincide with Liver Awareness Month, here’s a Q&A “big picture” guide that highlights key issues about liver disease. Check out the infographic. Plus, watch the video that reveals how people like you or someone you love can, without warning, be affected by liver disease.
Liver Awareness Month 2013- 13 Ways to Have a Healthy Liver
The best way to fight liver disease is to avoid it, if at all possible. As we observe Liver Awareness Month in 2013, here are 13 ways to achieve liver wellness. Appropriately, that’s one useful tip for each year of the new century.
Our Message of Gratitude to our Sponsors
On behalf of all of our field offices, the American Liver Foundation would like to thank our generous national sponsors whose dedication and support was an integral part of our success as an organization in 2013.
Change Tomorrow, Give Today
With a simple text message you can help to support the American Liver Foundation’s mission to increase awareness of liver health. For just $5, your text donation can educate a child about how to care for his or her liver. Just think: That basic information could one day save the child’s life.