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December is a perfect month to think about harm reduction – our fact sheet discusses the overarching principles of harm reduction
The ‘Guide’ will help you learn and understand hepatitis C and advocate for yourself
Staying Healthy with or without hepatitis C is one of the most important decisions a person can make!
Learn about hepatitis C with the Basics Blog
Depression is a serious medical disease – check out this fact sheet for more information
If you are newly diagnosed this is the place to start learning about Hep C
This conversation is one of the hardest – be prepared with this helpful fact sheet
Learn about what we know about hepatitis C and children
Check out our many glossaries to learn about various aspects of hepatitis C
Want to learn about hepatitis C or make presentations? These PowerPoint presentations with notes can help.
This fact sheet reviews basic information about various factors that influence disease progression.
Cirrhosis is a potential liver threatening event – learn about how to recognize it and what to do about it.
Learn about the next big liver disease – Steatosis
This is a great teaching tool for learning about HIV, HCV or both
Learn the facts about the benefits and perils of this drug
Check your certificate – if you need to renew it – you can recertify through our website
If you are thinking of getting a tattoo – check out our information about keeping it safe!
Check out the Basics Blog for the latest information about hepatitis C
Check out our newest glossary – Harm Reduction terms!
African Americans have the highest prevalence of hepatitis C in the U.S. Learn more about how HCV infects African Americans.
There have been many outbreaks of HCV among Gay men around the world.Learn more sexual transmission of hepatitis C!
Transgender people are at a higher risk for acquiring hepatitis C.Read this fact sheet for more information.
Latinos have a faster HCV disease progression than others with hepatitis C. Read more about Latinos and HCV
Support Groups either in person or online are important and powerful tools for living well with hepatitis C – visit our support group page to view various tools to learn more
Attention Trainers: This page has free materials for your use
Check out the HCV Drug Pipeline and Conference Coverage Site for current and past coverage
Do you need information about hepatitis C treatment? Search our Medication Blog for all the information you need!
May is Better Sleep Month – Insomnia is a side effect of hepatitis C – help is available in our Managing Common Symptoms Fact Sheet
Top Ten Counseling Messages – Since you have tested people for HCV – these messages offer prevention messages and hope for those diagnosed with hepatitis C.
Hepatitis Testing Day is May 19, 2017. Visit the CDC testing page by clicking the image below. See more events on our Events page.
May 12 is National Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Day – Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is a debilitating disease! The Guide may help to manage some of the symptoms of the disease.
May is National Mental Health Awareness Month – Hepatitis C can cause depression. This informative guide offers information that can help to treat it.
Eating healthy is an important part of living well with Hep C – this simple fact sheet is a good first step in the right direction
Check out our series of fact sheets on Harm Reduction
Valuable information about hepatitis C is at your fingertips – Check out ‘The Basics.”
Check out our updated Guide to Understanding HCV
March is Hemophilia Awareness Month – Read our recently updated hepatitis C and hemophilia (bleeding disorders) fact sheet
March is Fatty Liver Month. Learn about the connection between HCV, genotype 3, and fatty liver.
March is National Nutrition Month – Check our our new Fact Sheet on hepatitis C and nutrition
March is Kidney Awareness Month in Canada – Read our new Fact Sheet about the kidneys and the relationship to the liver.
We have received a lot of questions lately about the safety of getting a tattoo. Our website section on tattoo can answer your questions!
Learn about the practice of indirect sharing
Have you recently found out that you have hepatitis C? Being diagnosed with this brings up a lot of feelings and questions about hepatitis C.
Check out our training materials page for resources that includes slides, links to fact sheets, guides and more….
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This guide will help people live well with hepatitis C until the time they can be cured cured and staying healthy after they are cured of hepatitis C
Learn about all the different tests to diagnose, monitor and treat hepatitis C
Learn how hepatitis C is transmitted and importantly how to prevent transmission of the hepatitis C virus- think blood!
The holidays put a lot of stress on the liver – find out the function of the liver does and how to keep this valuable organ healthy.
Check out the latest information about herbs and how they may affect the liver and the body
Clinical Trials can be a good way to receive good medical care and treatment but there are risks. Find clinical trials in your area and read about the risks.
Unfortunately stigma and hepatitis C go hand in hand. Learn how to cope and hopefully move pass this hurtful issue
Learn about the currently approved HCV medications and sign up for any changes or updates about the medications
To learn more about HIV and hepatitis C coinfection visit our Coinfection web page
Provides case management services and will work with your medical provider to access HCV treatment. Call 1-800-532-5274
If you have been certified as a Basic HCV Educator at one of our training workshops you can be recertified through our website.
Newly Diagnosed? Learn what you need to know about hepatitis C to start you on your journey for being cured of hepatitis C
Practical tips to live healthy with hepatitis C
This ancient practice has many proven uses including relieving pain to helping with stress.
Learn about the physical and mental signs of depression and what to do if you or a family or loved one is suffering from this illness
Hepatitis A has been in the news lately – find out how to protect yourself!
We have reviewed and updated our HBV Transmission and Prevention Series:
In the past, genotype 3 was the most difficult to treat, now there are therapies that can cure more than 90% of people who take the medications.
Learn how hepatitis C affects African Americans differently than other races.
In the past people with bleeding disorders were severely affected by hepatitis C. Learn about the current state of hepatitis C and people with bleeding disorders.
Learn about genotype 2, the spread of it around the world and the treatment that can cure almost everyone with it.
Maurizio Bonacini, MD discusses the use of the Fibroscan to measure the liver fibrosis.
Provides case management services and will work with your medical provider to access HCV treatment
Check out these on-line list-serves, support forms and Facebook support groups
We have updated the Basics Blog with the latest information. Click on the image below to see the blog!
These are the conditions that are caused by the hepatitis C virus or are seen more frequently in people infected with hepatitis C
Learn the importance of the hepatitis C viral load.
Learn about the various different types of the hepatitis C viruses and how they affect which medicines to treat hepatitis C
This technology is slowly replacing the liver biopsy – thankfully!
We have reviewed and updated our fact sheet on hepatitis C and transgender people
Read this easy to understand fact sheet on HIV and hepatitis C coinfection
There are many programs to help with the costs associated with the treatment of hepatitis C – check out our latest fact sheet
Learn about tattoos on our Tattoo page
Learn how Hep C is transmitted and how to prevent the transmission of hepatitis C.
If you have been certified by HCSP you can be re-certified through this process.
May is Hepatitis Awareness Month – Get Involved and Make a Difference!
These easy to understand fact sheets discuss fatigue, sleep, and cirrhosis.
Visit these fact sheets and glossary to learn about the herbs, vitamins, and supplements.
Are you looking for a clinical trial? Go to ClinicalTrials.gov, type in ‘HCV’ and your genotype and drill on down.
Not everyone can be treated – this guide is perfect to help people live well and stay healthy until they have access to treatment
Check out these simple fact sheets to answer some frequently asked questions!
Newly Diagnosed? Click on the image below to learn what you need to know about hepatitis C for your medical care and treatment.
Click on the image below to find these easy to understand fact sheets about the various tests to diagnosis and manage hepatitis C
Click on the image to sign up to receive a daily email with excerpts from hepatitis C news from around the U.S. and the world
This simple overview will provide you with the basics of HCV disease progression
If you do not have insurance or can’t pay for the medications or co-pays check out our fact sheet on patient assistance programs:
Check out our new glossary of conditions caused by hepatitis C or conditions seen more commonly in people with hepatitis C
If you have been certified as a Basic Educator through on of our training workshops – you can apply for a re-certification.
Check out our updated Guide that provides a nice simple overview of hepatitis C
The Immune System is important to keep us healthy. Check out this Easy C Fact Sheet to learn more.
Fatigue is the most common symptom of hepatitis C – learn all about fatigue and ways to manage it with this informative guide.
The Liver is an amazing organ – learn all about how it’s the machine that keeps the body running smoothly.
When someone is newly diagnosed with hepatitis C it’s scaring and confusing. These messages are a good beginning to start people on the right road.
There are many strategies to stay healthy whether you are waiting for treatment or if you have been cured.
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