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Living with hepatitis C

Gregory T. Everson

Living with hepatitis C

a survivor"s guide

by Gregory T. Everson

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  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Hatherleigh Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hepatitis C.,
  • Liver -- Diseases.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 268-299) and index.

    StatementGregory T. Everson, Hedy Weinberg.
    ContributionsWeinberg, Hedy, 1939-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 306 p. :
    Number of Pages306
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23089666M
    ISBN 101578262259

    Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is a spherical, enveloped, positive-strand RNA virus. Seven distinct HCV genotypes and 67 subtypes have been identified, the distribution . Don't let hepatitis C control your life. These links offer tips for living through hepatitis treatment and hepatitis disease. Hepatitis C: Things to Consider If you have hepatitis C, you aren't alone. This book was created to provide information about a wide variety of approaches to the treatment and management of chronic hepatitis C. The Caring Ambassadors Hepatitis C Program and the authors of Hepatitis C Choices believe access to good information leads to better decisions. Hepatitis C isn’t rare in the U.S., especially among baby boomers -- people born between and People this age are five times more likely than others to get the virus, which causes.

    Here at last is the unprecedented book that smashes the myths about the disease as it offers authoritative, lifesaving information you won't find anywhere else. Living Healthy with Hepatitis C is your ultimate weapon against the biggest killer of all: fear/5(7). Get this from a library! Living with hepatitis C for dummies. [Nina L Paul] -- Describes the transmission of, symptoms, testing, treatment, and living with Hepatitis C. Hepatitis C, formerly called non-A, non-B hepatitis, is also transmitted by contaminated blood transfusions and by sharing of needles among drug abusers, although in many cases no source can be identified. It is the most common form of chronic liver disease in the United States. Many of those infected have no symptoms but become carriers.   Though hepatitis C begins as an acute infection lasting just a few weeks, for 70 to 85 percent of people infected, the hepatitis C prognosis is for a chronic condition, according to the Centers.

    Chronic hepatitis C is a serious public health problem and a disease burden in many parts of the world. The discovery of the causative agent, hepatitis C virus (HCV), in has initiated an almost unparalleled research activity in academic and pharmaceutical-industry laboratories over the ensuing years. This book aims to provide a state-of-the-art account of recent advances in the molecular. Hepatitis C is a virus that can infect the liver. If left untreated, it can sometimes cause serious and potentially life-threatening damage to the liver over many years. But with modern treatments, it's usually possible to cure the infection, and most people with it will have a normal life expectancy. Living with Hepatitis C, Fifth Edition: A Survivor's Guide (SOFTCOVER CONDITION GOOD-) COPYRIGHT TH EDITION--PUBLISHED BY HATHERLEIGH PAGES by Gregory T. Everson The Most Trusted Resource and Reference for Millions of Americans Living with Hepatitis C was the first book to explain in everyday language the causes of this disease, its Price Range: $ - $ Living with Hepatitis C has been advertised as “the book 5 million people need.” With hepatitis C at epidemic proportions, there is little doubt that the potential audience for reliable information about this condition is burgeoning. Yet this book, though brimming with information, is unlikely to be helpful to such a broad : Beverly Merz.


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Living with Hepatitis C was the first book to explain in everyday language the causes of this disease, its major and minor symptoms, and all of the latest treatments available. Researchers have continued to make dramatic strides in helping the millions of Americans who suffer from Hepatitis C since the book's first publication, and each new edition has kept up Pages:   Here at last is the unprecedented book that smashes the myths about the disease as Living with hepatitis C book offers authoritative, lifesaving information you won't find anywhere else.

Living Healthy with Hepatitis C is your ultimate weapon against the biggest killer of all: fear. Discover new hope and help in its pages as you learn a comprehensive approach that puts you back in control of your life!4/5(8).

Living with Hepatitis C: A Survivor’s Guide is the first book written for the millions of Americans who suffer from this deadly disease. Completely updated and now in its fourth edition, it offers guidance and answers for those infected by the deadly virus–and for their husbands, wives, families, and : Hedy Weinberg.

This book is perfect for those wanting an overview of hepatitis C. Paul covers many aspects of living with hepatitis C. The book is a bit out-of-date, as it was written before the latest hepatitis C medications were approved.

Medical treatment is discussed briefly in one chapter, a subject that could have been discussed more/5(20). About Living with Hepatitis C, Fifth Edition. The Most Trusted Resource and Reference for Millions of Americans Living with Hepatitis C was the first book to explain in everyday language the causes of this disease, its major and minor symptoms, and all of the latest treatments available.

Researchers have continued to make dramatic strides in helping the millions of Americans who suffer from Hepatitis C since the book. Approximately 4 million Americans and million people worldwide suffer from hepatitis C, a viral liver disease that is treatable but not curable.

It accounts for more than 40 percent of U.S. liver disease deaths-about 8, to 10, people annually-and is the most common reason for liver : Wiley. A comprehensive, empathetic guide for anyone suffering from this serious liver disease Approximately 4 million Americans and million people worldwide suffer from hepatitis C, a viral liver disease that is treatable but not curable.

It accounts for more than 40 percent of U.S. liver disease deaths-about 8, to 10, people annually-and is the most common reason 4/5(2). But many people have a hard time with interferon’s side effects, which include fatigue, fever, chills, and depression.

Treatment now centers on direct acting antiviral drugs (DAAs). These medicines are highly effective for most people with hepatitis C and are interferon-free and often ribavirin-free.

Unlike other books on the topic, Living with Hepatitis C is written by a nationally recognized hepatitis C expert and his patient. So readers everywhere receive the advice and expertise on one of the country's top hepatologists while gaining invaluable insight and guidance from a patient who has been through it all.5/5(7).

Hepatitis C is a serious viral liver illness with only a 25 per cent chance of a cure. This book is not only for those who have hepatitis C but for the health professionals who treat them. It contains information concerning the full range of treatment options, counselling options and treatments.

A basic diet for those with Hepatitis C. Hepatitis C Survivor Stories. Survivor stories that have been shared to benefit others with Hepatitis C. Cirrhosis. Many discussions and analyses of cirrhosis, including causes, complications, pathology, symptoms, and much more.

Hepatitis C Doctors. A state-by-state and worldwide reference listing. Though hepatitis C begins as an acute infection lasting just a few weeks, for 70 to 85 percent of people infected, the hepatitis C prognosis.

Globally, an estimated 71 million people are living with HCV infection (chronically infected), and approximatelywere estimated to have died from HCV-related liver disease in As many as four million Americans suffer from the hepatitis C virus (HCV), but most don't even know they're infected.

Here at last is the unprecedented book that smashes the myths about the disease as it offers authoritative, lifesaving information you won't find anywhere else. Living. Living with Hepatitis C was the first book to explain in everyday language the causes of this disease, its major and minor symptoms, and all of the latest treatments available.

Researchers have continued to make dramatic strides in helping the millions of Americans who suffer from Hepatitis C since the book's first publication, and each new edition has kept up with the most. Hepatitis C (HCV) is a viral infection. Prognosis tends to depend on how soon a person receives a diagnosis and whether or not complications develop.

Learn more about life expectancy with HCV here. "Living with Hepatitis C For Dummies provides comprehensive coverage on the nature of Hepatitis C, how it affects the body, how the liver works, and the symptoms and warning signs of liver disease. Author, Nina Paul, walks readers through the various tests, diagnosis, and treatments options (including medical, surgical, and alternative treatments).

In addition. CATIE ensures that these resources, developed to help prevent the transmission of HIV, hepatitis C and other infections, are written and reviewed by health experts for content accuracy. Organizations ordering these materials must review them to determine that the content is appropriate for their intended audience.

Living with Hepatitis C has been advertised as “the book 5 million people need.” With hepatitis C at epidemic proportions, there is little doubt that the potential audience for reliable information about this condition is burgeoning.

Yet this book, though brimming with information, is unlikely to be helpful to such a broad : Beverly Merz.

Since its original publication inLiving with Hepatitis C: A Survivor's Guide has become the resource for hundreds of thousands of American afflicted with the deadly virus -- and for their husbands, wives, families and Range: $ - $ George Nikias, MD, who heads a hepatitis C clinic in New Jersey and served as technical editor.

An angel brought Gina Pollichino, RN, who has shared her enthusi-asm and knowledge about hepatitis C and wrote the foreword to this book.

To the people living with hepatitis C, their family and friends. Creating Your Hepatitis C Notebook. Related Book. Living With Hepatitis C For Dummies.

By Nina L. Paul, Gina Pollichino, RN. Keeping all your medical information up-to-date and in one place is a good idea. Your best bet is to assemble some sort of notebook where you can store everything. You can use an actual notebook, a three-ring binder (and.

"Living with Hepatitis C: A Survivor's Guide is the first book written for the millions of Americans who suffer from this deadly disease. Now completely revised and updated, it offers guidance and answers for those infected by the deadly virus--and for. Hepatitis C, formerly called non-A, non-B hepatitis, is also transmitted by contaminated blood transfusions and by sharing of needles among drug abusers, although in many cases no source can be identified.

It is the most common form of chronic liver disease in the United States. Get this from a library. Living with hepatitis C for dummies. [Nina L Paul] -- Describes the transmission of, symptoms, testing, treatment, and living with Hepatitis C. Receiving a diagnosis of Hepatitis C (HCV) can be scary and confusing.

After getting over the initial shock, you will likely have a lot of questions about how HCV will impact your life and what sort of lifestyle changes you will need to make. Of the many things you can do to live a healthy life with hepatitis C, this tip is at the top of the list.

The hep C virus attacks your liver. That makes the organ more sensitive to damage from. Even though affordable, safe, and effective treatments can prevent liver disease and liver cancer among people living with hepatitis B and cure those living with hepatitis C, WHO estimated that only 10% of people with hepatitis B and 20% of people with hepatitis C worldwide knew they were infected in Get this from a library.

Living with hepatitis C: a survivor's guide. [Gregory T Everson; Hedy Weinberg] -- The Most Trusted Resource and Reference for Millions of Americans Living with Hepatitis C was the first book to explain in everyday language the causes of this disease, its major and minor symptoms.

Get this from a library. Living with hepatitis C: everything you need to know. [Jenny Heathcote;] -- A guide for those diagnosed with Hepatitis C, and their families. Recognizing Hepatitis C Symptoms. Related Book. Living With Hepatitis C For Dummies. By Nina L. Paul, Gina Pollichino, RN.

Soon after you first become infected with the hepatitis C virus, you may have flu-like symptoms or even jaundice (abnormally yellow skin or eyes) during the acute phase (within the first six months) of infection. As with the previous editions, Living with Hepatitis C takes a broad approach to the issues of hepatitis C.

The reader initially receives a succinct introduction to the basics of hepatitis C and the major functions of the liver before moving to topics that impact daily life, including emotional issues, finances, and : Andrew Muir. Healthline: Living with Hepatitis C. 27K likes. Looking for an ally on your journey to good health.

Connect with our hepatitis C community for answers 5/5. Here is what you need to know so you can start to feel better.” Simply put, the Liver Loving Diet is more than a how-to book; it is a bright ray of hope.” Lucinda K.

Porter RN. Author, Hepatitis C leader, health advocate, and speaker “After a hepatitis C diagnosis, Karen Hoyt gave her diet and lifestyle a total makeover.

Because hepatitis C rarely presents any symptoms until it begins to destroy the liver, Martinez’s mother was for a long time unaware of the Author: Brian Krans.

You’ll receive between emails per week on topics related to hepatitis, and joining is free. Our speaker service program, C-een & Heard, lets you share first-hand in someone’s personal account of living with hepatitis C.

You can book a speaker to talk at your event or workshop, or our in-service workshops include a Speaker. An education and advocacy organization whose website offers a wealth of information for people living with HCV.

Their Hepatitis C Choices book offers a comprehensive overview of all aspects of the disease. New site offers a view of hepatitis in the U.S.

Frequently Asked Questions about Hepatitis C. Overview. This resource provides brief answers to commonly asked questions from people living with hepatitis C. Format: Book booklet. Date of Publication: Author: BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) Catalogue No.: ATI.

Hepatitis C is an infectious disease caused by the hepatitis C virus (HCV) that primarily affects the liver. During the initial infection people often have mild or no symptoms. Occasionally a fever, dark urine, abdominal pain, and yellow tinged skin occurs.

The virus persists in the liver in about 75% to 85% of those initially infected. Early on chronic infection typically has no cations: Liver failure, liver cancer.

Researchers have continued to make dramatic strides in helping the millions of Americans who suffer from Hepatitis C since the book's first publication, and each new edition has kept up with the most recent latest revised Living With Hepatitis C, Fifth Edition includes cutting-edge information on:* New treatments including.

Living with Hepatitis C is written for the general hepatitis C audience and needs to be updated to include the latest treatments. Only a small percentage of the book discusses hepatitis C treatment.

Three chapters address nutritional, emotional and financial self-care for the hepatitis C patient, but none specifically for patients during treatment/5(12).