Depressed? Take one skydiving granny and call me in the morning.
My mother was diagnosed with lung cancer. Her response "I want to go skydiving" a personal story about dealing with chronic and terminal illness.
The Philadelphia Enquirer picked up the story and did a nice article in their health section.
Wayne Eskridge published The beast in my belly: Living with a chronic liver disease in Voices - our blog 2017-01-01 16:13:43 -0700
This article in the Stanford Medicine blog Scope, talks about a personal journey to stop the progression of cirrhosis through lifestyle changes of diet and exercise.
Wayne Eskridge published As a stealthy liver disease becomes more common, the search for treatments accelerates in Voices - our blog 2017-01-01 16:07:37 -0700
people with NASH usually have no symptoms. It’s estimated that roughly 2 percent to 5 percent of adults in the United States have the disease, and that another 10 percent to 20 percent may have its milder cousin, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, or NAFLD, according to the National Institute for Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. NASH is expected to become the most frequent reason for liver transplants by 2020.
Wayne Eskridge published Cirrhosis, a silent killer that threatens one fifth of adults in Voices - our blog 2017-01-01 15:57:26 -0700
The local newspaper wanted to do a story about liver disease and came along on a visit with my hepatologist. This is a link to their article.
Wayne Eskridge published My experience with MRI elastography in Voices - our blog 2017-01-01 15:42:16 -0700
As an analytical tool the GE MRI elastography was a vital tool in understanding my particular liver disease. GE wrote a story about it and published it in their magazine GE Reports
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As a liver disease patient my goal is to help others understand, manage, or prevent the disease