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Navigating the Niche Nutritional Challenges of Rare Liver Diseases

Navigating the Niche Nutritional Challenges of Rare Liver Diseases

The lifestyle changes that come with a rare liver disease or any chronic condition can be daunting and frustrating. With a diet change, your meals, grocery bills, and even restaurant menus start to look different, not to mention the lists and diet recommendations from doctors that can be long and overwhelming.

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Six Tips to Help Your Patients through Organ Transplantation

Six Tips to Help Your Patients through Organ Transplantation

Dr. Alin Gragossian is a physician trained in both emergency medicine and critical care medicine at Equum Medical. Beyond her clinical roles, she serves as an associate medical director at Donor Network West, a nonprofit, organ procurement and tissue recovery organization serving Nevada and California. Notably, Dr. Gragossian brings a unique perspective to her work, having undergone a heart transplant in 2019 at the age of 30.

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Congress passes Continuing Resolution to extend federal funding into March 2024

Congress passes Continuing Resolution to extend federal funding into March 2024

Congress has again averted a government shutdown through the passage of a Continuing Resolution (CR) for funding the government into early March 2024. Election year politics make bipartisanship essential to advancing key legislation in the House and Senate. The current administration will be looking to finalize program regulations and advance key administration priorities before the elections.

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For Rare Liver Disease Patients, Care Transitions Pose Yet Another Risk

For Rare Liver Disease Patients, Care Transitions Pose Yet Another Risk

(Washington D.C., February 1, 2023) – Today marks the start of Global Liver Institute’s (GLI) 2024 #RareAware campaign, which calls attention to the more than 100 rare liver diseases throughout February, Rare Liver Diseases Month. Drawing upon insights from patients, caregivers, advocacy groups, clinicians, and other interested parties, the campaign addresses the challenges that transpire when someone with a rare liver disease encounters a transition – whether from pediatric to adult care, from pre- to post-transplant, from inpatient to outpatient care, or another transition.

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Building up to Rare Liver Diseases Month

Building up to Rare Liver Diseases Month

🎉Happy New Year! 🎉 We hope you had time to rest and refresh.
As we step into 2024, we’re excited to continue to bring the latest information and tackle the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead in the pediatric and rare liver diseases field.

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Doctors and Experts around the World Call for Urgent Action to Prevent Liver Health Crisis

Doctors and Experts around the World Call for Urgent Action to Prevent Liver Health Crisis

(Washington, D.C., December 11, 2023) – Global Liver Institute (GLI), the premier patient-led liver health nonprofit operating globally, released the second edition of its “Global State of Liver Health” report, now including 22 countries covering every region of the world. Following the impetus of the Liver Health is Public Health initiative, international experts drew attention to pressing opportunities for their respective governments to prioritize and improve liver health.

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