Treat Your Hepatitis C: Options for the uninsured and underinsured

October 23rd, 2014

Over 150 million people are affected with hepatitis C worldwide, with more succumbing to this disease than HIV in a given year. Thus a wave of enthusiasm ignited when a promising new drug was announced last year. However, at a costly and contested price per pill, what does this treatment really mean to hepatitis C [...]

Let’s Celebrate Liver Awareness Month this October!

September 29th, 2014
Passing along an important reminder. Photo Credit: American Liver Foundation.

There is another kind of ‘Octoberfest’ being celebrated each year, apart from the widely held German tradition. This celebration embraces liver health in recognition of its vital role in our general well-being — October is Liver Awareness Month. Why celebrate liver awareness at all? As the largest gland in the body, the liver is responsible [...]

FLASHBACK to WORLD HEPATITIS MONTH as ADRLF continued the fight against Hepatitis!

September 24th, 2014
Photo Credit: Monica Simoes

As Hispanic Heritage Month kicked off last week, the Al D. Rodriguez Liver Foundation flashes back to share some of the organization’s slate of activities over the recent seasons that included two Latino-focused healthcare initiatives in the forefront of its year-round commitment to the battle against hepatitis. ADRLF joined fellow New York City leaders and [...]

ADRLF Fall 2014 Newsletter

September 23rd, 2014
ADRLF News Fall 2014

Diet Adjustment for Hepatitis Patients: A Friendly List of Food to Avoid

September 10th, 2014
Slow and steady adjustments are necessary to cope with hepatitis B. (Photo Credit: Creative Commons)

Being diagnosed with hepatitis – or other diseases – may require significant and sometimes painful adjustments to one’s diet. Dealing with these adjustments doesn’t have to be too burdensome and frustrating; if you know what food to AVOID, it should be easy to identify food that you CAN eat and make the diet change perfectly [...]

Looking for Early Signs of Hepatitis C? We Can Help You Know How

August 28th, 2014

If only our livers could complain the way our stomachs grumble when we miss a meal during a hectic day at the office, perhaps many cases of liver cancer could be prevented.  But alas, our livers don’t talk to us…. like that anyway! The liver is responsible for many things. Our livers break down vitamins [...]

Shop ADRLF and support liver health awareness

June 3rd, 2014

Show your support for ADRLF and liver health awareness with these merchandise for sale. Please use this secure payment form to complete your donation or purchase. We accept payment by method of American Express, Visa, and Mastercard.  To purchase by other methods please contact us via email at ADRLF has carefully selected just a [...]

World Hepatitis Day, screening event at Boricua College on Monday, May 19, 2014

May 19th, 2014

Co-hosted by William F. Ryan Community Health Network & Al D. Rodriguez Liver Foundation (ADRLF) The Al D. Rodriguez Liver Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides resources, education and information related to screening, the prevention of and treatment for the Hepatitis Virus and Liver Cancer. ADRLF Founding Board Members Carson Kressley and Carlos Ortiz, MD [...]

ADRLF joins NYC leaders for National Hepatitis Awareness Month 2014

May 16th, 2014
Leaders and supporters gather at the NYC city hall to send strong messages of Hepatitis awareness.

New York, NY – May 15, 2014. Representatives from community-based organizations, local and federal public health officials, NYC Council members and patient advocates gathered on the steps of city hall today to raise awareness about viral hepatitis (hepatitis B and hepatitis C). This event coincides with May’s National Hepatitis Awareness Month, which includes National Hispanic [...]

NYC leaders call to action for National Hepatitis Testing Day 2014

May 14th, 2014

MEDIA ADVISORY CONTACT: Stephanie Cirkovich, 646-483-2749 THE AL D. RODRIGUEZ LIVER FOUNDATION JOINS NEW YORK CITY LEADERS AND FEDERAL OFFICIALS TO RAISE AWARENESS ABOUT NATIONAL HEPATITIS TESTING DAY ON MAY 19th WHAT: The Al D. Rodriguez Liver Foundation (ADRLF) is participating a press conference on May 15, 2014 to announce free and low-cost hepatitis screenings throughout New York City. The event coincides with National Hepatitis Awareness Month, National Hispanic Hepatitis Awareness [...]