EM1607D "Hidden Dangers: Herbal and Dietary Supplement Induced Hepatotoxicity" (IM GR-072216)

The purpose of this presentation is to review how widespread herbal and dietary supplement use under current regulatory system has led to increasing reports of liver injury and be able to recognize, classify and identify mechanisms of hepatoxicity.

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Target Audience

UT Southwestern faculty, fellows, residents and medical students, community physicians, nurse clinicians, physician assistants and nurses.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to:

  • Recognize the prevalence of herbal and dietary supplement (HDS) use in today’s clinical practice
  • Understand the regulatory oversight of HDS in the United States
  • Recognize the presentation of possible HDS induced liver injury
  • Be aware of the unique challenges in diagnosing and studying HDS hepatoxicity
  • Be familiar with the most common HDS associated with liver injury
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA
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Photo: Shannan Tujios, M.D.Shannan Tujios, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Division of Digestive and Liver Diseases

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA


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