Our Mission Statement:
To Offer support and education to Patients and families suffering from Liver Disease:
Hepatitis A,B,C, Wilson's Disease, NASH, Auto Immune Disease, Cirrhosis and others, and the treatments available.
To Offer support and education to Patients and families dealing with liver transplantation.
To Help educate the public regarding liver disease and the need for Organ Donors.
An estimated 5.4 million Americans
have Chronic HCV or HBV infections
Welcome to our Website
We care about you and your struggle with liver disease.
This site was designed to inform and direct you to resources that will further benefit you.
We are now in the process of gathering a data base of state-wide physicians and professionals who specialize in liver disease.
We will attempt to keep you informed of the latest information on new developments and any clinical trials that may be in the offering.
Let us know how we are doing
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Please donate to CCLA.
Honor someone you care about!
The proceeds benefit CCLA members by providing information and education, via mail and the internet, to patients and their families. Furthermore, funds will be allocated to patients, as available, to help with their uncovered medical expenses, specifically for testing, and medications.
We have over 300 members in metropolitan Charlotte area alone.
Some are liver transplants as young as 3 years old,
Some are waiting for transplant surgery, or on new forms of treatment that may prevent their disease from advancing.
Many of them are dealing with the issues related to Hep C.
There are no paid employees or board members.
All officers are volunteers.
Your donation is 100% tax deductible.
Central Carolina Liver Association
PO Box 691262
Charlotte, NC 28227-7022
we are a non-profit 501(c)3 organization.
Tax # ID available upon request
If you Love COFFEE You'll LOVE this:
“We found that higher coffee consumption, regardless of caffeine content, was linked to lower levels of abnormal liver enzymes,” Xiao told Healio.com/Hepatology. “This suggests that chemical compounds in coffee other than caffeine may help protect the liver. Further studies are needed to identify these components.” – by Melinda Stevens - See more at: http://hepatitiscnewdrugresearch.com/coffee-consumption-and-chronic-liver-disease.html#sthash.9bzS2HlD.dpuf
WARNING: The following Medications are causing Liver failure:
Accutane, Serzone, Yaz, Valproate, Asacol, Depakote, Lopid, Lxempra, Ortho Tri-Cyclen, Tylenol. ALWAYS consult with your physician before taking any medication. Make sure they are aware of your condition. more information at www.drugwatch.com Also check out out "Herbs & OTC Medicines" Page
Written by Barbara Arnold
wife Liver Transplant patient Bill Arnold
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Valuing truth and friendship over beauty, wealth or fame.
Sharing your inner gifts and talents,
Leaving someone better off because you came.
Finding simple pleasures, seeing the rainbow, not the rain,
Believing in miracles that no one can explain,
Like a rose without a thorn.
Seeing good in others, sharing warm wishes and words of wisdom.
Sharing your love and thoughts with someone
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