Why Minority Participation in Liver Research Matters

Why Minority Participation in Liver Research Matters

April 7, 2022 | By | Clinical Trials, Liver Disease, Minority Participation in Liver Research | Blog, Diversity in research, Fatty Liver Disease, NAFLD, NASH, National Minority Health Month

April is National Minority Health Month (NMHM), a time to raise awareness about health disparities that affect people from racial and ethnic minority groups. Liver disease is growing in prevalence in the Hispanic population. It is also a leading cause …

Hepatitis Explained

Hepatitis Explained: What You Need to Know

March 30, 2022 | By | Clinical Research, Hepatitis | Blog, Clinical trials, Fatty Liver Disease, liver health, Liver research, NAFLD, NASH

Liver health is essential to the function of the human body. It performs over 500 functions to keep the body healthy. A few examples are flushing out toxins, processing food, and maintaining healthy blood sugar levels. Hepatitis is one of …

Liver disease doesn't discriminate

Liver Disease in Women

March 7, 2022 | By | Fibroscan, Liver Disease | Blog, NAFLD, NASH, Women's History Month

March is Women’s History Month, and it commemorates women’s contributions to history, culture, and society. The 2022 theme is “Women Providing Healing, Promoting Hope.” It is a tribute to the countless ways women of all cultures provide healing and hope …

An unhealthy form of love

An Unhealthy Form of Love

February 28, 2022 | By | Clinical Trials, Liver Health | Blog, liver disease research, NAFLD, NASH

There’s a lot of love to celebrate during the month of February. However, some of the things we love are bad for our overall health. One of these areas is our obsession with the “western diet,” which is high in …

Bring in the new year with healthy liver goals

New Year – New Liver Health Goals

January 31, 2022 | By | Clinical Trials, Liver | Blog, liver health, Liver research, NAFLD, NASH

You can start this year on the right foot by taking proactive steps for your health and well-being. If you’ve been diagnosed with liver disease, keeping your liver healthy is essential. It’s a new year, and it’s time to set …

Battling PCOS? This blog is for you.

If You Have PCOS, You Need to Read This.

December 14, 2021 | By | Clinical Research, PCOS | Blog, Hepatic Clinical Trials, liver health, NAFLD, NASH

The prevalence of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), a condition that encompasses excess fat accumulation, inflammation, and liver scarring, is on the rise. Multiple factors go into developing NAFLD, and it has been linked to several other conditions. Polycystic ovary …

Liver Awareness Month

Liver Awareness Month

October 14, 2021 | By | Clinical Trials, Fibroscan, Liver Awareness Month | Blog, NAFLD, NASH

The liver is one of the most vital organs in our bodies. It is impossible to survive without the life-sustaining functions it provides. Understandably, how well we take care of our liver impacts its ability to function properly. National Liver …

Catch Cirrhosis from The Start

Catch Cirrhosis from The Start

September 29, 2021 | By | Cirrhosis, Fibroscan | Blog, Clinical trials, NAFLD, NASH

Cirrhosis of the liver is a progressive disease, developing slowly over many years. If allowed to continue, the buildup of scar tissue can eventually stop liver function. Because of the gradual decline, liver cirrhosis often goes undetected and unnoticed. You …

Know the stages of cirrhosis

From Liver Disease to Cirrhosis

August 26, 2021 | By | Cirrhosis, Clinical Trials, Liver Disease | Blog, NAFLD, NASH

Cirrhosis is when the permanent scarring of the liver has replaced the healthy tissue. While cirrhosis is most often associated with chronic alcohol consumption, it is brought about by many types of liver disease. Here’s how you get from liver disease …

Calling all caregivers! Read our latest blog on tips for being a caregiver of someone with liver disease

Tips for Caregivers

August 4, 2021 | By | Clinical Trials, Liver Disease | Blog, Caregiving, Clinical research, NAFLD, NASH

Having liver disease affects the person with it but also loved ones around them. Often a family member or friend fills the role of meeting a variety of physical and emotional needs. If you are a caregiver for someone with …