American Liver Foundation

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American Liver Foundation
American Liver Foundation is listed in the Social Service Organizations category in Saint Louis, Missouri. Displayed below are the social networks for American Liver Foundation which include a Facebook page, a Google Plus page and a Twitter account. The activity and popularity of American Liver Foundation on these social networks gives it a ZapScore of 92.

Contact information for American Liver Foundation is:
16 Hampton Village Plz
Saint Louis, MO 63109
(314) 352-7377
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It's the end of April, which means we've come to the end of #DonateLifeMonth- can you believe how fast that flew by? Hopefully you learned something about organ donation or helped convince someone to sign up! Are you interested in learning more about liver transplants in particular, or how living donor liver transplants (LDLTs) work? If so we've got you covered. Click on the link below or give us a call at 1-800-465-4837 between 9am-7pm ET, M-F and we'll be glad to help answer some questions for you!
The Web Site of the American Liver Foundation.

The shortage of organs available for transplant is not just a national issue, but a global issue. And as the need for continues, there are calls around the world for increasing the number of available donors. Here are five touching organ donation videos, beginning a hilarious and somewhat notorious Donate Life America ad. You may not agree with the language, but it's hard to argue the point! Which of these five videos is your favorite? #donatelifemonth
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Watch Heidi and Deanna's #BA and transplant story, our #FGF story of the day - YouTube - bit.ly/2qoy0rz

Did you know? There are currently around 120,000 people on the organ transplant waiting list, but several thousand of them are children. In fact, there are a number of life pediatric liver diseases out there, including Biliary Atresia, or BA, a life-threatening disease that affects the bile ducts of children. Deanna was diagnosed in the first few months of her life, and though it wasn't easy- but through the miracle of liver transplantation is alive and well today. Her mom Heidi shares the experience- our #FeelGoodFriday story of the day! Learn more about kids on the waiting list here: http://bit.ly/2pqKXlg and please, please remember to encourage everyone you know to sign up to become an organ donor!! #donatelifemonth


Major #liverdisease announcement > @US_FDA expands approved use of Stivarga to treat liver cancer- bit.ly/2qkECag

Hepatitis Awareness Month is right around the corner, so it's fitting that we're in Atlanta, attending the The Viral Hepatitis Action CoalitionSummit for the Elimination of Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C as Public Health Threats in the United States (wow, that's a lengthy title!). Learn more about the dual threat being discussed at the conference here: http://bit.ly/2qduhkb and get ready for a month of informative posts, including personal stories and valuable takeaways about the many different different types of hepatitis!


RT @CDCNPIN: Mark your Calendars! Hepatitis Testing Day is May 19th. #HepTestingDay bit.ly/2pvWToH

There are currently around 14,500 people on the waiting list for a liver transplant. But there aren't enough livers to go around. So how are they allocated for those in need? The Model for End-Stage Liver Disease (MELD - and PELD for children) is a the measure of urgency used by hospitals to make the determination, and the MELD score for consideration and priority varies by region. To learn more about the calculation and see the formula, click below. What are your feelings on the scoring system? If you're a transplant recipient, what was your score at the time of your procedure? #donatelifemonth
The OPTN is operated under contract with the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services by the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS). This Web site provides data and educational information about organ donation, transplantation and the matching process.


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