Did You know…
1 in 3 American adults has liver disease? And 50% of Americans live with at least one of the leading risk factors for liver disease? Now is the time to educate yourself and take steps to protect your liver. When you increase your knowledge and improve your health, you learn how to Love Your Liver.
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The best way to stop liver cancer is to prevent it before it happens!
Most types of liver cancer are preventable. Often, symptoms are undetected, overlooked, or do not develop until later stages of the disease.
Discover the action steps you can take to improve your liver knowledge and your health. Whether you need information on the functions of the liver, or how to prevent liver cancer and disease, we have provided 28 videos to help you every step of the way.
Sarah started her advocacy work after her husbands diagnosis of Hepatocellular Carcinoma (known as HCC) by getting involved in an organization called Cancer U - a platform for cancer patients and cancer caregivers to empower, educate, and engage them to become advocates for themselves during their cancer journey.
Since Greg's passing in January 2020, Sarah continues to spread the word of preventative measures as well as hope for those caring fo loved one with liver cancer.
After being diagnosed with Non-Alcoholic SteatoHepatitis (NASH) with cirrhosis in January of 2015, Wayne changed his diet and lost 45 pounds.
He went on to create the Fatty Liver Foundation in 2017.
The mission of the Fatty Liver Foundation is to improve the diagnosis, treatment, and support of Americans with fatty liver, Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD), or NASH* through awareness, education, screening, and patient advocacy.
In 2002, Andrea founded the nonprofit Blue Faery: The Adrienne Wilson Liver Cancer Association in memory of her sister Adrienne who died from stage IV hepatocellular carcinoma at the age of 15.
Andrea’s bestselling and award-winning medical memoir Better Off Bald: A Life in 147 Days documents the seven years she spent raising Adrienne and losing her to cancer.
The minute I finished the research on fatty liver it was like a light came on. What I learned changed the way I live. I realized I might have a fatty liver.
I cut out white food. (I miss you baked potato.) I switched from all meat to lots of fish and more fish with some pork. Lots of veggies and some berries.
In just two weeks I feel so much better. Fatty liver disease can be curbed by losing just 10 percent of your body weight and I have.
After almost two years of lifestyle changes with the NASH diet and the help of a personal trainer, Susan's Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH) is down to level F0 and no longer dependent on diabetic medication!
"My goal is to encourage and support as many people dealing with liver disease as possible."
LOVE YOUR LIVER
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