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Resources for more information on cirrhosis

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Resources

Here are some information sources you can trust if you want to know more about liver disease and its treatment:

  • Cirrhosis: A Patient's Guide
    A 30-page handbook that explains basic facts about the liver and the liver disease cirrhosis, answers questions about common complications of cirrhosis, gives important information about the most serious emergencies in cirrhosis, and offers tips for keeping the liver healthy.
  • My Health-e-Vet
    My Health-e-Vet is the gateway to Veterans' health benefits and services. It provides access to trusted health information and links to Federal and VA benefits and resources, including links to the hepatitis website.
  • The American Liver FoundationLink will take you outside the VA website. VA is not responsible for the content of the linked site.
    This organization advocates and promotes education, support and research for the prevention, treatment and cure of liver disease. Offers many patient educational resources.
    • 1-800-GO-LIVER (1-800-465-4837): To talk with someone in person, you can call the American Liver Foundation.
  • Hepatitis and Liver Disease: What You Need to Know. A book written by Melissa Palmer, MD, for readers without a medical background.