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Chris’ story: “Amazingly, my liver has gradually repaired itself.”

After he was diagnosed with alcohol-related liver disease, Chris stopped drinking and smoking and started living a …

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Sally’s story: “There’s a lack of awareness of liver disease compared to cancer.”


Sally has autoimmune hepatitis (AIH) and is also a Trustee at the British Liver Trust. Here she …

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Natasha’s story: “My liver was covering my heart and going into my groin”


Natasha was put on the liver transplant waiting list when doctors realised her liver was so large …

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Ed’s story: “He had a brilliant sense of humour”


Two months after he was diagnosed with liver cancer, Ed (pictured) passed away in July 2020. His …

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Jodie-Ann’s story: “My partner asked one of the midwives why I looked yellow.”

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Jodie-Ann experienced acute fatty liver of pregnancy when she was pregnant with her third child. She’s shared …

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Jane’s story: “I’ve got my life back again.”


Jane, from Cardiff, was diagnosed with autoimmune hepatitis (AIH) and cirrhosis, and went on to have a …

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John’s story: “I wondered what I’d done to get haemochromatosis.”


John was diagnosed with haemochromatosis and cirrhosis. He says: “From life being very enjoyable to being told …

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Diane’s story: “PBC may return. If it does, I know what to expect.”


Diane had Primary Biliary Cholangitis (PBC), a rare autoimmune liver condition. She’s shared her liver transplant story …

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Debbie’s story: “My donor’s wife has been so supportive of my journey.”


Debbie had alcohol-related liver disease and a liver transplant in 2019. She wants to share her moving …

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Moray’s story: “It can be very trying explaining to people about the many varieties of liver disease”


After Moray was diagnosed with non-alcohol related fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and cirrhosis, his condition worsened and …

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