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Resource Guide for Cirrhosis

RESOURCES

Address: 39 Broadway, Suite 2700 New York, NY 10006

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.

RESOURCES

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

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 RESOURCES

Address: Canadian Liver Foundation National Office 3100 Steeles Avenue East, Suite 801 Markham, ON L3R 8T3

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

Internet Address: http://www.liver.ca

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.

Revision Information

  • Reviewer: Brian Randall
  • Review Date: 09/2012
  • Update Date: 09/11/2012

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