When we say that non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) has become the most common liver disease in Canada, Tracy Freitas-Scott has no trouble picturing what that means. She and her family are living proof.
Taya’s journey with liver disease began in August of 2007 when she entered into the world. A decade later, Jennifer received the news that she could provide the greatest gift to her daughter; a second chance at life.
The Canadian Liver Foundation (CLF) is proud to announce their strategic partnership with Nutrafarms Inc, Ontario’s leading provider of locally grown, natural, hormone and antibiotic-free beef, poultry, pork, and fish.
Anyone who knows Fay Simmonds will tell you that she is the supportive backbone of her family. Together with her husband Don, Fay has lived an incredibly busy and rewarding lifestyle, including raising four kids.
An estimated 20 percent of donor livers are being turned away due to seemingly unavoidable damages like sitting on ice too long, being deprived of oxygen, being infected with viruses (such as hepatitis B or C), or being too fatty.
By working together with Canadian researchers, we are proud to be able to support Canada’s research legacy and provide top liver experts as well as promising new investigators and trainees funding to support new advances and breakthroughs.