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What I Need to Know About Hepatitis A

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This pamphlet provides general facts about hepatitis A. It describes hepatitis A, the liver and how hepatitis A affects the liver; who gets hepatitis A, its transmission and symptoms, how it is diagnosed and treated, what to do if exposed to the disease, and prevention including vaccination and proper hygiene. The pamphlet makes it clear that anyone is susceptible to hepatitis A, and lists populations who have a higher risk of getting the virus than the average person. The pamphlet also explains that patients can participate in clinical trials, and provides contacts for more information.

Lo Que Usted Debe Saber Sobre La Hepatitis A

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This pamphlet provides general facts about hepatitis A. It describes hepatitis A, the liver and how hepatitis A affects the liver; who gets hepatitis A, its transmission and symptoms, how it is diagnosed and treated, what to do if exposed to the disease, and prevention, including vaccination and proper hygiene. The pamphlet makes it clear that anyone is susceptible to hepatitis A, and lists populations with a higher risk of getting the virus than the average person. The pamphlet also explains that patients can participate in clinical trials, and provides contacts for more information.

What I Need to Know About Hepatitis B

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This pamphlet provides information about hepatitis B, a viral disease that affects the liver. It discusses the liver and how it is affected by the hepatitis B virus (HBV), what is chronic hepatitis B, who gets HBV, its transmission and symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment such as liver transplantation if chronic hepatitis B causes liver failure. The pamphlet also discusses HBV prevention including vaccination, what to do if exposed to HBV, getting tested and early treatment to prevent liver damage, and participating in clinical trials. The pamphlet also provides contacts for more information.

Lo Que Usted Debe Saber Sobre La Hepatitis B

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This pamphlet provides information about hepatitis B, a viral disease that affects the liver. It discusses the liver and how it is affected by the hepatitis B virus (HBV), what is chronic hepatitis B, who gets HBV, its transmission and symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment, such as liver transplantation if chronic hepatitis B causes liver failure. The pamphlet also discusses HBV prevention, including vaccination, what to do if exposed to HBV, getting tested and early treatment to prevent liver damage, and participating in clinical trials. The pamphlet also provides contacts for more information.

Action Plan for Liver Disease Research

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The goal of the Action Plan for Liver Disease Research is to advance research on liver and biliary diseases, with the aim of decreasing the burden of liver and biliary diseases in the United States.

Diabetes Mellitus and HIV

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This visual file consists of 37 slides on the medical case management of diabetes mellitus and HIV. It explains the two types of diabetes, the class of HIV drugs that cause kidney problems or worsening of diabetes, the symptoms of peripheral neuropathy, and effective treatment. The online link can be found at http://aidsetc.org/aidsetc?page=etres-display&resource=etres-529.

State of Care for Veterans with Chronic Hepatitis C

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This report characterizes the state of care of the population of veterans with chronic hepatitis C (HCV) within the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Veterans Health Administration (VHA). It describes the distribution of veterans with chronic HCV within VHA and provides basic demographic data on this population. Additionally, the report describes pharmacologic treatment; other conditions commonly seen in veterans with chronic HCV; and indicators of healthcare quality including screening, monitoring, and outcomes assessment.

Stop TB

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This illustrated poster provides general information about TB infection and active TB. It has numbered pictures with seven steps of transmission and progression of TB and explains in simple terms, and with graphics, how the TB bacterium is spread and what may happen after it enters the body.

Living With Hepatitis C

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This booklet provides information to help patients who have been diagnosed with hepatitis C infection understand and manage their illness. It explains hepatitis C, its transmission, symptoms, how it affects the liver, diagnostic tests, and treatment. The pamphlet also discusses HIV/hepatitis C co-infection, and other helpful information such as establishing family and social support, pregnancy, health insurance issues for unemployed patients, cooperation among health care providers, and coping with personal feelings.

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