Liver Health Month: Too Close 4 Comfort

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Just because you can’t see liver disease doesn’t mean it’s not there.

Liver disease can sneak up on you. No one ever expects it will happen to them. And yet, someone you know may already be among the Canadians being diagnosed with liver disease every day across Canada. The good news is that many liver diseases can be prevented, managed or in some cases even cured but early identification is critical.

The Canadian liver foundation would like to share facts about liver disease, highlight risk factors and encourage people to talk to their doctors about liver tests.

Click here to learn 10 things you probably don’t know about liver disease.

“We found out our 8-year-old son had liver disease by accident, I thought he had a urinary tract infection. Our lives changed forever that night.” – Louise, Sudbury, ON. Liver disease #TooClose4Comfort. Read full story

“A routine blood test as part of my physical showed my liver wasn’t functioning properly. I was eventually diagnosed with PBC.” – JudyLethbridge AB. Liver disease #TooClose4Comfort. Read full story

Join us in our efforts to fight liver disease. The first step is to take a look at your lifestyle and activities. Take our What’s Your Risk? Quiz and you might be surprised by what your learn.

Follow us on Facebook and Twitter and share our posts using the hashtag #tooclose4comfort.

Liver disease may be invisible but it’s more prevalent than most people think. It could be anyone. It could be you or someone you care about. Liver disease #TooClose4Comfort.

Watch the #TooClose4Comfort PSA here.