August 14, 2011

Liver awareness day Sept. 15

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The University of Alabama at Birmingham Liver Center is hosting its annual Liver Awareness Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 15 at the Wynfrey Hotel. The event is free and open to the public and a boxed lunch will be provided; registration is required. Call 205-975-9698 to register.

Discussion topics for the day include resources to care for a chronically ill patient; preventing burnout in caregivers; nutrition in fatty liver disease in adults and children; update in hepatitis a, b and c; and cirrhosis, advanced liver disease and liver transplantation. Presenters include nurse practitioners, liver specialists and others.

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