Who is at risk for developing PBC?
Although anyone can be diagnosed with primary biliary cholangitis (PBC), most people who have the disease are middle-aged women. Many of these women also have at least 1 other autoimmune disease.
“When the doctor mentioned [PBC]…I thought, it’s genetic—that I got it from my grandma.” — Wendy, England
PBC by the numbers
Although PBC is considered a rare disease, it is also the most common chronic cholestatic liver disease in adult women
What are some factors that can affect PBC progression?
How well someone responds to treatment can affect how fast PBC progresses.
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