Buildings Lighting Green for Liver Health
Governor’s Proclamation for New Mexico declaring October as National Liver Awareness Month.
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
- 753 people in New Mexico died of liver disease in 2020
- 261 people have liver cancer
- 0 is the number of transplant centers in New Mexico.
- 11.1% of adults in New Mexico have diabetes.
- 68.2% of adults are overweight or obese.
- 22.5% of adults have no leisure-time physical activity.
- 1 serving of fruit is consumed daily on average by adults in New Mexico.
- 1.5 servings of vegetables are consumed daily on average by adults in New Mexico.
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2020). Chronic Liver Disease/Cirrhosis Mortality by State. Retrieved from https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/pressroom/sosmap/liver_disease_mortality/liver_disease.htm
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2019). Cancer Statistics At a Glance. Retrieved from https://gis.cdc.gov/Cancer/USCS/#/AtAGlance/
- Organ Procurement & Transplantation Network. (2022). State Data. Retrieved from https://optn.transplant.hrsa.gov/data/view-data-reports/state-data/