For the study, researchers reviewed deceased donor liver transplant and waiting list data for 109 high-volume liver transplant centers. This contrast showed that 4.4% of Black patients were disproportionately left off liver transplant waiting lists, compared with other racial groups. Only 2.5% of other racial/ethnic groups were left off the waiting lists. When researchers looked at actual liver transplant surgeries, the disparities shifted slightly. (If individuals knew sooner rather than later about this option, doctors could inform patients about the requirements for placement on liver transplant waiting lists.)
At Wellness Axis we want to encourage habits of wellness, Increase awareness of factors and resources contributing to well-being, Inspire and empower individuals to take responsibility for their own health, and to support a sense of community. Wellness can be thought of as the quality or state of being in good health.