Thanks for taking the time to read this E-blast. We have been hard at work updating our fact sheets, sorting out what are the most popular views and downloads, and various news stories about HBV and HCV.
1. We have recently updated many fact sheets—direct links to the updated fact sheets are below:
Easy Hepatitis C Facts Series
Natural and Alternative Medicine
Help with Medicines (Patient Assistance)
Hepatitis C Basics Series
New HCV Antivirals and Drug Resistance
HCSP Fact Sheet Series
Finding a Hepatitis C Support Group
Dispelling Myths about HCV
HCV and Tattoos
Adherence to HCV Therapy
Patient Assistance Programs
Side Effect Management: Injection Site Reactions
Side Effect Management: Maintaining a Positive Attitude
Side Effect Management: Rashes
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
What Is HBV DNA and How Is It Measured?
Hepatitis Basics: Hepatitis B Antigen and Antibody Tests
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. Clinical Trials Postings: Updated—September 11, 2013
Be sure to check out the latest clinical trial postings at the HCV Advocate News & Pipeline Blog. Just click on the links to the Drug Companies at the top and to see which drugs are in trials right now, where the trials are, and how to register for one.
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.
4. Top News (Blog) from the HCV Advocate News & Pipeline 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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