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Jan 2023

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Watch our video about liver health and diet for children!

This video about the risk of fatty liver and combating it with diet for children was created by Lauren Roper, a UTHealth dietetic intern, to introduce a life-threatening condition that few people know about – fatty liver disease – and suggest how to prevent or slow its progression with one of many strategies – decreasing...

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Jan 2023

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Cooper Hanks 2023 Update!

Cooper Hanks, son of Josh and Kristen Hanks, has had a wild ride for a 12 year old, and all before he was 2!

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Jan 2023

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Community Connections Day

The Pre to Post Transplant Foundation will host its first annual Community Connect Day on Saturday, February 11 at Nora’s Home in Houston. Everyone in the organ donation community is invited to connect, learn and have some fun.

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Apr 2022

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Junior Has Fatty Liver?

Dr. Rita Lepe, and co-author Gabriel Trosman, recently published “Junior Has Fatty Liver?”, a book for families and children.  She recently shared information about the book and how parents and children can learn from it.

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Nov 2021

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Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD)

This is a poster created by the Texas Liver Foundation and Doctors for Change. It shows how much sugar is in common drinks. We have placed these posters in pediatric offices across the Houston area.

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Nov 2021

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Shyam Patel’s Story

In January of 2001, I was born with biliary atresia, a liver disease in which the bile ducts inside and outside of the liver are scarred and obstructed. My parents found out when I was 1 week old. At the age of 2 weeks, weighing in at 5 pounds, I had surgery to remove the...

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