Liver Lovin’ Notes from AHG 2016

Thank you so much to those of you who joined me for Liver Lovin' at the AHG Symposium this year! Since I didn't have my act together to prepare the slides in time for the proceedings, I promised I would share them here. 

Enjoy!​

Here is a link in case that's easier to view. 

Additional Resources​

  • Here is a blog post from my Physiology for Hippies page about the differences between AST/ALT and CYP450 enzymes. 
  • Here is another post - including a short video - about conjugated bilirubin. 

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Camille

Hi there. I’m Camille. I’m an associate professor at the Maryland University of Integrative Health, where I teach physiology and pathophysiology. I’m also a licensed nutritionist, specializing in fertility and reproductive health. (I’m not taking any new clients!) Lastly but not leastly, I’m a mom, a gardener and a really horrible housekeeper.

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