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Resource Guide for Cirrhosis

June 10, 2008 - 7:30am
 
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American Liver Foundation

Address:
75 Maiden Lane, Suite 603
New York, NY 10038

Phone:
1-800-GO-LIVER (465-4837) (toll free in US)
212-668-1000

Internet Address:
http://www.liverfoundation.org

Description of Services Provided:
This website provides information about cirrhosis and other liver diseases. It also has information on current liver research trials and their findings, professional discourse among healthcare providers, and links to community organizations for people with liver disorders.

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

Address:
Office of Communications and Public Liaison, NIDDK, NIH
Building 31, room 9A04, 31 Center Drive, MSC 2560
Bethesda, MD 20892-2560, USA

Email Form:
http://www.niddk.nih.gov/forms/niddk_mail.htm

Internet Address:
http://www.niddk.nih.gov

Description of Services Provided:
This website provides consumer-friendly information on cirrhosis and other liver diseases. It also provides links to the National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse, which provides information about digestive diseases for patients and their families, healthcare professionals, and the public. The organization also answers inquiries; develops, reviews, and distributes publications; and works closely with professional and patient organizations and government agencies to coordinate resources about digestive diseases.

Canadian Liver Foundation

Address:
National Office
Suite 1500-2235 Sheppard Avenue East
Toronto, ON M2J 5B5

Phone:
1-800-563-5483
(416) 491-3353

Internet Address:
http://www.niddk.nih.gov

Description of Services Provided:
A national, charitable organization, with chapters across the country, dedicated to liver health and to eliminating the over 100 forms of liver disease. Promote liver health through our programs and publications. Reduce the impact and incidence of liver disease through research and education. Provide support through our 'Living with Liver Disease' and other programs.



Last reviewed July 2008 by Daus Mahnke, MD

Please be aware that this information is provided to supplement the care provided by your physician. It is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. CALL YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER IMMEDIATELY IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

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