“They gave me life”—Natalie’s Story

From biliary atresia, to a liver transplant, to an advocate for liver health, Natalie credits it all for making her the young woman she is today.

Five Years And 100 lbs. Ago

28-year-old Leigh had never heard of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and had no idea that his health was in jeopardy.

A Liver Health Phenomenon

In 1987, liver transplants were uncommon. That didn’t stop Bertille Demers for living over 30 complication-free years with a transplanted liver.

Sparking a Passion for Change

Serena leans behind her father who is seated in a chair at a banquet hall. Her arm is around him and they are both smiling

Serena Ho is the first to admit she knew little about liver disease. It wasn’t until her dad Stephen was diagnosed with liver cancer, that both her and her family began buffing up on their liver health knowledge.

Tale of a Tenured Volunteer

Marla’s “jack of all trades” volunteer tenure with the CLF demonstrates how anyone with the determination, passion and drive to help others can play a tremendous role in promoting liver health and reducing the impact of liver disease.