Tag: ICP Care

Concerns with 2019 study of efficacy of Ursodeoxycholic Acid

CONCERNS WITH 2019 STUDY OF EFFICACY OF URSODEOXYCHOLIC ACID

A study published in the Lancet in August of 2019 compared Ursodeoxycholic Acid to placebo in women with intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy. This study failed to find a significant difference between the study group and the control group. Overall, the study was well-designed. However, there was one important issue that may have profoundly impacted the… Read more »

Awareness Initiatives for Cholestasis of Pregnancy

ICP Awareness Initiatives Blog

We often hear from members of the ICP Care support groups that “someone really needs to do something”. Here’s what many people don’t know: there are many “somethings” happening around the country for Intrahepatic Cholestasis of Pregnancy awareness and education. The local Wisconsin/Minnesota group had one such “something” September 28, 2019. Our fifth annual “Agility… Read more »

ICP Awareness Month

ICP Awareness Month

ICP Awareness Month ends soon, but I have ICP on my mind all year. Intrahepatic Cholestasis of Pregnancy is a high-risk condition that affects 1-2 in 1.000 pregnant women. ICP is a liver disorder that leads to elevated bile acids, which can be harmful for babies. Well, ICP mommas, aren’t we lucky? To be honest,… Read more »

ICP Virtual Walk / Run…Top teams

The ICP second annual Virtual Walk /Run to Fight the Itch registration results are in for the top teams. ICP Community there is still time left for us to meet our goal. You can participate as this event closes August 31. We are thankful for all the ICP Community and their families participating to help… Read more »