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Changing A Name: More Than An Academic Exercise

People living with NASH, patients and families, whose lives and livelihoods are at risk from a liver disease few outside of a small circle of academic and clinical experts had heard of a few years ago have very practical, urgent needs: Disease education/awareness (for...

The Road to #NASHday: Guidelines, Roadmaps, & Actions for Today

In 2021, GLI NASH Council partners collaborated to draft this set of actionable recommendations for the full spectrum of stakeholders involved in NASH prevention and treatment, including: patients and caregivers, clinicians, patient advocacy organizations, medical societies, industry…

New Year, Fresh Perspectives

I had the opportunity to participate in the NASH-TAG 2022 Conference in Park City, Utah. Thank you to course directors Michael Charlton, MBBS, FRCP; Vlad Ratziu, MD; Stephen Harrison, MD, and Rohit Loomba, MD, MHSc for setting a standard for high-quality scientific presentations, and even higher expectation and tone for collaboration and innovative thinking…

Celebrating 2021 – Momentum Gained in NASH

In 2020, GLI and the GLI NASH Council released the U.S. NASH Action Plan to comprehensively address NASH and its impact on patients and families, public health, and the economy. The recommendations presented in the U.S. NASH Action Plan were developed to address critical actions necessary to stop the rise of this life-threatening disease. Issues include…

Empowered Nutrition is the Key to Better Liver Health

People living with serious and chronic illnesses benefit from eating foods that are healthful in relation to their diagnosis. While a liver patient’s journey may feel hectic or their daily schedules impacted by requirements for treatment regimens, there is one aspect that they can help manage — their food. Nutrition is one of the most important aspects a patient can learn to manage regarding their health…