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Save the date! Dr. Galati's first Town Hall Meeting, which is being called the "Wake-Up Call, will take place at Houston's Health Museum, on Thursday, November 5, 2015, starting at 6:00 p.m.

Sponsored by Your Health First Education, the mission of this event is to provide the lay public with the tools necessary to engage themselves, and those closest to them, in a discussion of health and wellness. So many complications of various diseases could be prevented, or diagnosed earlier, reducing complications, and far better outcomes. This "wake-up call" is to tell everyone that being a bit more aware of their body, and better understanding of how it works, will lead to far improved health and happiness.

Information about the event:

Location: Houston Health Museum

Address: 1515 Hermann Drive, Houston, Texas 77004

Time: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Free parking, food and refreshments will be served

This is a FREE event, but tickets are required for entry.
Call 1-888-GET-YHF-1 (1-888-436-9431) to reserve a ticket or

E-mail Rachel Silver at rachel@texasliver.com

Master of Cerimonies: Marc Sherman, iHeart Media, SUNNY 99.1

Joseph S. Galati, M.D.
Liver Specialists of Texas and Host, Your Health First Radio Program
Topics: Cancer Screening and Prevention, Liver Disease Awareness, Obesity, Fatty Liver, Wellness

George Joseph
Founder and Former CEO: The Right Step
Topics: Alcoholism, Alcohol Abuse/Misuse, Addiction, Teen Drug Use

Chuck Garcia
Founder and CEO: Climb Leadership Consulting
Topics: Nutrition, Exercise, Weight Loss, Cooking, Communication

For more information, check out these links:

Town Hall Meeting Information Video

Your Health First: Dr. Joe Galati and Chuck Garcia

Dr. Galati Discusses Colon Cancer Screening

Obesity and Fatty Liver Disease

Obesity, and all of its related complications, is more serious than most adults in America believe. More than one-third (34.9% or 78.6 million) of U.S. adults are obese. Obesity-related conditions include heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, fatty liver disease, and certain types of cancer, are some of the leading causes of preventable death. We are seeing an increase in the number of young children and adolescents developing obesity, and all of the related complications.

The cost of obesity is staggering, with annual medical cost of obesity exceeding $147 billion in 2008 U.S. dollars. The medical costs for people who are obese were $1,429 higher than those of normal weight.

Dr. Galati and the Liver Specialists of Texas team are dedicated to evaluate, treat, and manage all aspects of obesity and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD and NASH), including the complication of cirrhosis and liver failure. Developing a customized plan of care for each patient they see is their objective.

Liver Transplant Resources

Dr. Galati has been involved in Liver Transplantation since 1989. As Medical Director for the Center for Liver Disease and Transplantation at Houston Methodist Hospital, Dr. Galati has cared for thousands of patients with advanced liver disease. In those with the most severe form of advanced liver disease and cirrhosis, liver transplantation is a life-saving surgery. For more information on liver transplantation, click here.

Indications for liver transplant include:

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