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Sep 2023

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Christmas…In September!

Get your Santa hats ready and your jingle bells jangling because it’s Christmas In September at TLF! Every child deserves holiday cheer, but for some kids the holidays can be a little scary. This year, we’re hosting a fundraiser that we hope will not only warm your heart but also bring a smile to the...

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Sep 2023

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Sleep Better Now and Prevent Liver Nightmares Later!

Most of us know that getting a good night’s rest is important, but did you know that it can also have a direct impact on your liver health? That’s right – sleep plays a crucial role in all our body’s systems, including the liver. In this blog post, we’ll explore the connection between sleep and...

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Aug 2023

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NeedyMeds Partnership Announcement!

Dedicated to helping support Texans impacted by liver disease, Texas Liver Foundation is thrilled to announce a new partnership with NeedyMeds. NeedyMeds is a nonprofit organization that offers resources and programs to those who cannot afford medications and healthcare related expenses. In addition to these programs, NeedyMeds ...

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Jul 2023

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Virtual Alagille Webinar -August 7

Calling all Alagille families! Our friends at Mirum are hosting a free webinar opportunity August 7. Hear from other Alagille families as well as Dr. Lee Bass, Clinical Practice Director and Director of Endoscopy, Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition and Professor of Pediatrics (Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition), ...

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End The Stigma

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Jul 2023

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Together We Can End the Stigma of Liver Disease!

The stigma attached to liver disease is a hidden burden that affects millions of people across the globe. Texas Liver Foundation works to raise awareness, educate, and improve the lives of Texans facing liver disease. In this post, we delve into the impact stigma has on patients and caregivers, shedding light on the harm it...

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Jul 2023

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Your Mental Health Matters, too!

Living with or caring for someone with chronic liver disease can be challenging, both physically and emotionally. The National Institue of Mental Health published an article discussing the link between mental health and chronic illness that can be found by clicking here. It’s important to prioritize your emotional and mental ...

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Jun 2023

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Exercise! Your liver will thank you.

Looking for a fun way to improve your liver health? Get moving and try a little exercise! While it may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of liver health, exercise can have a big impact on keeping your liver in tip-top shape. The Benefits of Exercise for Liver Health...

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Jun 2023

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Go BANANAS for our SWAP of the Month

We’re so excited to present SWAPS! SWAPS is an initiative to help introduce healthy and affordable food options that can be “swapped” for less liver friendly food favorites. We’ve been playing with an acronym and our first stab is Supporting Wellness and Prevention. So, SWAP for your liver health…I think ...

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Jun 2023

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International NASH Day is June 8!

Step up for NASH with us this Thursday! International NASH day is dedicated to raising awareness of Non-Alchoholic Steatohepatits (NASH). Held on the second Thursday of June each year, this year the timing is perfect, as TLF is gearing up to launch our What’s My ALT? campaign, which focuses on knowing your ALT score now...

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May 2023

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The 2nd Annual Texas Liver Walk is a wrap!

Team TLF wants to thank everyone who supported the Texas Liver Foundation’s 2nd Annual Texas Liver Walk on April 1. This year’s walk was a tremendous success! We celebrated throughout morning with music, snacks, movement, and fun. Our DJ kept the tunes flowing and the spirits high and we had a surprise visit from Grammy...

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