Monday, March 18, 2024 — The disparity between Native American liver disease and transplants

If the rates were equal among races, at least a thousand more Native Americans would have received life-saving liver transplants over a four-year period. An investigation by the Washington Post and The Markup shows Native Americans have the highest rate of death from liver disease, but the lowest representation on the waitlist for transplants. We’ll discuss the discrepancies and what’s being done to connect Native Americans with transplants.