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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