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Buildings Lighting Green for Liver Health

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Liver Health Screenings

If you are uninsured and at risk you may be eligible for free screening. A listing of our partner sites offering screenings will be added to this page. Please check back or contact our free Helpline, 1-800-GO-LIVER/1-800-465-4837.

State Liver Disease Facts

  • 508 Iowans died of liver disease in 2021 
  • 4 liver transplants were performed in 2023 with 27 people currently on the waiting list and 1 people who died waiting. 
  • 8.60% of adults in Iowa have diabetes. 
  • 71.10% of adults are overweight or obese. 
  • 21.70% of adults have no leisure-time physical activity.  
  • 1 serving of fruit is consumed daily on average by adults in Iowa. 
  • 1.5 servings of vegetables are consumed daily on average by adults in Iowa.