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The Power of the Family Meal

I have the great privilege, as a physician, to talk with thousands of families every year. It is all part of the interview process which is an essential piece of caring for patients. From the start, based on lessons I learned from my own family, developing effective communication skills if vital to all our endeavors.  […]

Dietary Salt: An Update for Liver Patients

We are always discussing with our patients the need to limit their dietary sodium (salt) intake. When you have chronic liver disease, such as cirrhosis, there is an interplay between the liver and the kidneys resulting in the formation of edema. Edema is the excess fluid that builds up under the skin and other places […]

Best Liver Team in Texas

The Beginning Liver Specialists of Texas is the best liver team in Texas. Let me explain. I’ve been involved in the care of liver patients since 1988. It was July of that year that I cared for my first liver transplant patient. It was a young boy in New York City. He was in dire […]

Talking to Your Doctor: New FREE Webinar

Register Today We feel that a big part of healthcare is the communication between the patient and their physician. My entire career I have placed a premium on this relationship. Good communication builds trust, comfort, and overall improves the results. While having a good communication-relationship with your physician won’t cure cancer, it does help with […]

Healthy Food Is Too Expensive – Is It?

Sign up for our FREE Webinar on September 1, 2022 at 5p CST What’s the Issue? One of the most common conversations I have with patients is related to their diet. Most patients that see me have non-alcoholic fatty liver disease related to type 2 diabetes, high cholesterol, and obesity. Our team councils patients on […]

Fatty Liver: Connecting the Dots

Why it Matters Fatty liver disease, also known as non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is becoming the most common causes of chronic liver disease in adults. As a result, it is the leading cause of cirrhosis, and need for liver transplant surgery. It is estimated that 80-100 million Americans have a fatty liver. Clearly, this […]

5 Tips For A Healthy Liver

For over 30 years, day in and day out, I have been caring for patients with a wide range of liver ailments. Some are relatively minor and don’t cause much of a problem, while others are serious and life threatening. In addition to caring for all these patients, I’ve had the opportunity to listen to […]

Dr. Joe Galati on SiriusXM

This week on the Catholic Channel, SiriusXM channel 129, Dr. Galati will be hosting a three-day summer mini-series discussing the 3F’s: Family, Faith, and Food. Tune in July 13-15 at 1:00 p.m. EST. We have enclosed program resources that Dr. Galati will be discussing. Look over these resources to help you with your own health […]

Fatty Liver: Silent Killer of Many

Fatty Liver While I am not a fan of using the term “silent killer” when it comes to talking about liver disease, more and more, I do believe this is part of the conversation that I need to have with my patients. Fatty liver disease, also known as non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), is a […]


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