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HCSP Fact Sheet: Advocates and Activists Needed!

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This information sheet discusses the difference between advocates and activists and discusses the ways both are needed in the hepatitis C virus (HCV) community to bring more awareness to testing, prevention, and treatment.

Easy C: A Guide to Hepatitis C

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This pamphlet is a general guide to hepatitis C, a virus that lives in blood and usually affects and damages the liver. Topics include testing, liver basics, transmission, symptoms, herbs, treatments, and staying healthy.

Easy C Guide to Depression

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This pamphlet is a guide is about depression and hepatitis C—what the symptoms are and what steps can be taken to help with depression. The guide states that some people may be ashamed to have depression but should remember that depression is a medical condition that is treatable. Topics include symptoms, mood swings, getting help, herbs, how exercise, balance, sleep, less stress, and keeping a positive attitude help depression.

HCSP Training Manual

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This training manual is meant to accompany an HCV Training Workshop, that is an intensive one-day and/or 1/2 day workshop that will provide participants with the necessary skills and knowledge to educate others about hepatitis C. The sections of the manual are available in different pdf files and need to be downloaded separately from the attached url.

Frequently Asked Questions About Hepatitis C: Sexual Transmission of HCV

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This information sheet is an FAQ that features answers to posed questions about hepatitis C virus (HCV) and and liver biopsy. Questions include: What is a liver biopsy?; What happens during a liver biopsy?; What happens after a liver biopsy?; What are the risks from a liver biopsy? and What about a Fibroscan?

Frequently Asked Questions About Hepatitis C: General Information

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This information sheet is a general FAQ that features answers to posed questions. Questions include: What is hepatitis C?; How is hepatitis C spread?; What are the effects of hepatitis C?; How will I know if I have hepatitis C?; and Is there a treatment for hepatitis C?

Easy C: A Guide to HIV and Hep C Coinfection

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This guide is designed as a general guide to understanding and manage being infected with both hepatitis and HIV. Topics include testing, liver basics, transmission, symptoms, herbs, treatments, and staying healthy. The guide recommends that everyone with HIV get tested for hepatitis C.

A Guide to: Understanding Hepatitis C 2015

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This guide is designed to help patients understand and manage Hepatitis C Virus (HCV). The guide states that HCV is the leading reason for liver transplants in the U.S. The guide covers HCV transmission, disease progression, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options and considerations.

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