Primary Biliary Cholangitis Patient and the LiveHer Project [transcript] [audio]

Guest: Debbie Parsley

Presenter: Neal Howard

Guest Bio: Debbie Parsley, who works for the state as a fingerprint supervisor, was diagnosed with a rare autoimmune liver disease called Primary Biliary Cholangitis (PBC) at age 53 after routine bloodwork planning for her retirement. PBC affects approximately one in 1000 women over the age of 40 and the majority of people does not experience any symptoms. Learn more at:

Segment Overview: Debbie Parsley, 61, talks about her diagnosis of Primary Biliary Cholangitis (PBC), a rare, serious and less-known liver disease that affects some women who are often in the prime of their lives.  She is also featured in a photography project called “LiveHer” to raise awareness about PBC and liver health. Learn more at:


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