This session is co-presented by the Ajmera Transplant Centre at UHN and the Canadian Liver Foundation. It is part of quarterly patient education series is moderated by Anisha Vijh, a registered dietitian and the Health Promotion Program Coordinator with the Canadian Liver Foundation and live-streamed on Facebook Live.
DocuStory film featuring an Indigenous perspective on liver wellness, hepatitis C and overall well-being.
This session is on Navigating the Health Care System, where speakers discussed general tips and trick on navigating the system, ways to maximize an in person/virtual appointment with your doctor, and explaining how clinical pathways work.
The session presented with Vancouver General Hospital liver transplant specialist and gastroenterologist, Dr. Vladimir Marquez discussed: everything liver cancer, from prevention to risk factors, as well as treatment/management options.
The session presented with University of Calgary clinical assistant professor and liver specialist, Dr. Simon Lam discussed: the different types of children’s liver disease, treatment management options, and quality of life.
The session presented with University of British Columbia Professor of Medicine and liver specialist Dr. Eric Yoshida, discussed: viral hepatitis, recent updates with Hepatitis B and C, the different treatment protocols, and stigma.
This session presented with University of Calgary Professor of Medicine and liver specialist Dr. Mark Swain, discussed: non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), understanding and coping with your liver disease diagnosis, what medications you should avoid and more…
An autoimmune liver disease means that the body’s immune system is attacking the liver. The most common categories of autoimmune liver disease are autoimmune hepatitis, primary biliary cholangitis (PBC), and primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC). Presented with University of Manitoba associate professor of medicine and liver specialist, Dr. Stephen Wong.