Author Archives: The Detroit Ironworker

7 Smart Summer Appetizer Choices for the 4th of July | dLife

Summer is finally here and the warm weather makes it a perfect time for picnics, pot-lucks, and barbeques, especially for the upcoming 4th of July holiday. But how to save yourself for the main meal while navigating the tempting snacks that might not be the best choice for you? If you are hosting your own …

 

Source: 7 Smart Summer Appetizer Choices for the 4th of July | dLife

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Webinar: Living Donor Liver Transplantation – American Liver Foundation

Living-donor liver transplantation (LDLT) is a life-saving procedure for patients on the transplant waiting list. The purpose of this webinar is to discuss the complex conditions that may lead to the need for a liver transplant. The American Liver Foundation has teamed up with UPMC- pioneers and leading experts in organ transplantation- to provide an overview of the procedure, including risks and benefits for donor and recipient.

Source: Webinar: Living Donor Liver Transplantation – American Liver Foundation

Diabetes Friendly Meal Planning for 1 or 2

Ever notice that most recipes make four or more servings? This makes planning diabetes-friendly meals for just one or two people a challenge. Sure, you can eat leftovers, but eating the same meal several days in a row can get boring. And simply cutting recipes in half doesn’t always work. Well, Diabetes Food Hub has just what you need! We have tons of recipes designed for one or two people. Below is a round up of three full meals that will have you wasting less and enjoying more.

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Liver transplants ‘may be unnecessary thanks to new drug treatment’

A potential treatment for sudden liver failure could cut the need for transplants, say scientists at the University of Edinburgh.

The liver has an incredible natural ability to repair itself, but this can be lost in some injuries including severe drug overdoses.

The therapy is a cancer drug that restores this regenerative potential.

The work is at a very early stage, but the team say alternatives to transplant would have a huge impact on patients.

Around 200 people in the UK have sudden life-threatening liver failure each year.

Source: Liver transplants ‘may be unnecessary thanks to new drug treatment’ – BBC News