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A dangerous step anyone can take against their health is assume they don’t have hepatitis C.
Some state Medicaid programs and prison systems still restrict treatment based on substance use or stage of liver disease.
Formerly a homeless person who used heroin, she advocated for New Yorkers affected by housing insecurity, drugs, HIV and hepatitis.
Being diagnosed with Hep C, testing and preparing for Hep C treatment is what we consider phase 1 of the Hep C journey.
Readily available clinical parameters can identify those at greatest risk for hepatocellular carcinoma.
A recent study in Boston found that only 6% of people at detox centers who tested positive for either virus received follow-up medical care.
People with advanced liver cirrhosis are at greater risk for severe COVID-19 illness and death.
Only three states are expected to meet the 2030 goal.
Telling others about your hepatitis C diagnosis is not easy. Here are some tips on how to tell others.
A revamped National Harm Reduction Coalition tackles the “racist war on drugs” and advocates for people who use drugs.
Liver complications, heart disease and non-liver cancers also account for most deaths among people with hepatitis B or C.
Homeless people, incarcerated individuals and people with mental health conditions achieved a high cure rate.
Coinfection with all three viruses ramped up mortality risk nine times compared with having none of the viruses.
At My House Clinic, which also offers hep C and COVID-19 services, PRIDE stands for “Promotes Respect Inclusion & Dignity for Everyone.”
A distinct set of microbes sets apart people with advanced fibrosis from those with minimal fibrosis.
Increased levels of chronic hepatitis B and C appeared to propel this rise.
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