Debbie Meyers | CaringBridge

Debbie Meyers

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I was diagnosed with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) in summer of 2011.  Initially, doctors monitored through routine bloodwork and other tests.  Beginning early 2016, I noticed becoming more fatigued as I tried to accomplish routine daily tasks and try to work part time.
May 31, 2016 I had an episode which included an ambulance ride to the hospital and doctors quickly took care of several esophageal varices.  This was a result of the NASH.  A few days later I had what is called aTransjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS  ) procedure.  Since that time I have been in the ER twice and one more extended hospital stay.

Following the last hospital stay I began seeing a new doctor at IU Health to begin the evaluation for liver transplant.

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