It all starts with a patient

Global Liver Institute saves lives by empowering patient advocates to collaborate with policymakers, clinicians, and industry to drive the liver health field forward.

It all starts with a patient

Global Liver Institute saves lives by empowering patient advocates to collaborate with policymakers, clinicians, and industry to drive the liver health field forward.

It all starts with a patient

Global Liver Institute saves lives by empowering patient advocates to collaborate with policymakers, clinicians, and industry to drive the liver health field forward.

It all starts with a patient

Global Liver Institute saves lives by empowering patient advocates to collaborate with policymakers, clinicians, and industry to drive the liver health field forward.

It all starts with a patient

Global Liver Institute saves lives by empowering patient advocates to collaborate with policymakers, clinicians, and industry to drive the liver health field forward.

It all starts with a patient

Global Liver Institute saves lives by empowering patient advocates to collaborate with policymakers, clinicians, and industry to drive the liver health field forward.

It all starts with a patient

Global Liver Institute saves lives by empowering patient advocates to collaborate with policymakers, clinicians, and industry to drive the liver health field forward.

Patient Testimonials

How we’re making a difference.

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Dr. Katelin H.

There is nothing more powerful than sharing your story with others, whether with your own family or with the whole country. You’d be surprised how much impact simple actions can have.

Karen Hoyt

Karen Hoyt

Connecting to others with liver disease is so crucial. It is easy to get caught in a cycle of malnutrition, fatigue, isolation, depression, pain, and on it goes. By reaching out to others, and their caregivers, I aspire to inspire connections from around the globe.
Elena

Elena Covarrubias

As a professional I’ve worked with hundred of people with NASH and detected some others. I know this disease is not known enough by people and by health professionals, even physicians. My duty is to identify those in risk of developing NASH and NAFLD.

About GLI

Improving the lives of individuals & families.

Global Liver Institute (GLI) is a nonprofit organization founded in the belief that liver health must take its place on the global public health agenda commensurate with the prevalence and impact of liver illness.

GLI promotes innovation, encourages collaboration, and supports the scaling of optimal approaches to help eradicate liver diseases. Operating globally, GLI is committed to solving the problems that matter to liver patients and equipping advocates to improve the lives of individuals and families impacted by liver disease.

Global Liver Home3

1.5 Billion

People around the globe are currently living with liver disease1

1 In 4

1 in 4

People are estimated to already have NAFLD or NASH2

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Less than 27%

Of people with liver cancer survive five years after diagnosis, worldwide.3

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GLI LIVE

GLI LIVE started in March 2020, as a COVID-19 response program for liver patients. It has now evolved into a weekly educational show with tailored information for patients living with liver diseases on a variety of timely topics.

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GLI APPETITE

GLI and NutriStyle Inc. have partnered to create a personalized nutrition app for people living with liver disease, diabetes, and other chronic conditions or who want to maintain good liver health. The app will create personalized meal plans to meet the specific requirements set out by GLI nutritional advisors for people with NASH or a general interest in liver health.

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Liver Central

Global Liver Institute created Liver Central to equip everyone affected by liver cancer. We know that learning, advocacy, and collaboration empowers us to create change in the exam room, in the community, and beyond. Whether you have just received a liver cancer diagnosis, you are interested in new treatment options or clinical trials, or you’re a clinician looking for current practice guidelines, Liver Central exists to help you find the answers you pursue.

Latest Updates

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Global Liver Institute and National Alliance for Caregiving Provide Recommendations to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation’s Increasing Organ Transplant Access (IOTA) Model

Based on our shared knowledge and experience, Global Liver Institute and National Alliance for Caregiving are proud to collaborate in providing recommendations to CMS and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) that we believe will improve the proposed Increasing Organ Transplant Access (IOTA) Model

Liver Health Policy Update

Obesity legislation on the move, GLI continues to fight for access to NASH/MASH treatments – Liver Health Policy Update

The House Ways and Means Committee marked up obesity legislation, moving the ball forward for Congress to act on coverage for Medicare beneficiaries. GLI solicits signatures on a petition to insurers to provide access to NASH/MASH treatment.

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New this month: Copayment assistance for certain genetic/metabolic diseases and a second-line PBC therapy! – Pediatric & Rare Liver Diseases News

We are honored to have had the opportunity to represent the rare liver diseases community at the Alpha-1 Foundation National Conference in Miami, Florida. The weekend was filled with transformative research and thought-provoking conversations.