Below are some important mid-month updates from the HCV and HBV Websites:
1.To Treat or Not to Treat? Brochure
Be sure to download and print out this important piece of information. The To Treat or Not to Treat? Brochure and other educational materials can be downloaded here.
2. We have recently updated our Top Ten documents that were viewed on the HCV and HBV Advocate Websites – find out what others are reading regarding viral hepatitis.
HBV among the top ten are:
How to Interpret Hepatitis B Antibody & Viral Tests
How to Interpret and Understand Liver Tests
What is HBV DNA and How Is It Measured
and for those newly diagnosed—HBV: Testing Positive for Hepatitis B, Now What?
HCV HCV's top ten include English and Spanish Fact Sheets and Guides:
3. Foreign Language Factsheets: New and Updated!
4. AALSD Coverage
HCV —read about the many studies that were presented at AASLD about new therapies. Some studies resulted in 100% cure rates.
HBV —includes new treatments, improving patient care, treating children and teens and many more interesting studies.
Don’t forget that there is help as close as a phone call – the 877-HELP-4-HEP line (877-435-7443) is available 9:00am to 7:00pm Eastern Time. For more information about the services they offer either call or visit their Website at www.help4hep.org The helpline is run by The Support Partnership: a group of non-profits working together to help people affected by hepatitis C.
5. Top News (Blog) from the hepatitis blog includes:
and much, much more…..
Executive Director, Hepatitis C Support Project
Editor-in-Chief, HCV Advocate www.hcvadvocate.org
Editor-in-Chief, HBV Advocate www.hbvadvocate.org
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