Conventional and Alternative Therapies for Hepatitis C is Topic of Liver Education Conference for Public, May 4 at UMC

Conventional and Alternative Therapies for Hepatitis C: Liver Education Conference for Public

Conventional and Alternative Therapies for Hepatitis C is Topic of Liver Education Conference for Public, May 4 at UMC

The latest conventional and alternative treatments for people suffering from hepatitis C will be discussed at a half-day Liver Education Conference on Saturday, May 4, at University Medical Center's DuVal Auditorium, 1501 N. Campbell Ave.
Speakers include Thomas Boyer, MD and Jean Benzel, PhD of the University of Arizona Liver Research Institute, John McHutchison, MD, of the Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation in La Jolla, Calif., and Jesse Stoff, MD, a certified naturopathic physician and licensed homeopathic physician.

Other topics to be presented include nutrition tips for people with hepatitis and how to be a proactive patient.

The conference, which is designed for people with liver disease and their loved ones, will begin at 7:30 a.m. with registration and displays, and end at noon. Registration is $7. Call Hepsource at (520) 881-0141 or the American Liver Foundation at (602) 953-1800 to register or further information.

The Liver Education Conference 2002 is presented by the Arizona Chapter of the American Liver Foundation with support from AxCan Scandipharm, Fujisawa Healthcare, Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center, Maxim Pharmaceuticals, Mayo Clinic Hospital, Roche, Schering, Sleep America, and UMC.