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Living Well With Hepatitis C -- Pre-Questions

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This internet file is a webinar that presents information to help the healthcare worker empower clients with hepatitis C virus (HCV) to be more effective self advocates. It discusses chronic HCV infection, prevention, stigma and discrimination, medical visits, laboratory work, and chronic symptoms. It provides tips for managing symptoms, recommendations for patient support, how the patient can stay healthy including food safety, adequate fluid intake, proper nutrition, adequate sleep, stress management, physical fitness, and avoiding alcohol.

Viral Hepatitis and Persons Living with HIV - Pre Questions

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This internet file is a webinar that discusses viral hepatitis and persons living with HIV (PLWH). It presents the epidemiology of hepatitis and an overview of hepatitis A, B, and C, transmission and prevention facts, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s guidelines for Preventing Opportunistic Infections, 2009.

Viral Hepatitis Information for Gay/Bisexual Men

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This information sheet discusses hepatitis with a focus on gay and bisexual men. It states that gay and bisexual men are at risk for viral hepatitis, and explains viral hepatitis A, B, and C, acute and chronic viral hepatitis, transmission, symptoms, testing, treatment, and prevention. The information sheet advocates vaccination to prevent hepatitis A and B and advises against behaviors that spread hepatitis C as there is no vaccine for that virus.

Hepatitis B Clinical Trials: What You Need To Know

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This information sheet discusses clinical trials, which are studies for testing the safety and efficacy of new drugs before they are approved. It lists the four phases of clinical trials, three prior to approval, and the fourth to examine long-term effects. It explains informed consent, why an individual would volunteer to participate in a clinical trial, how the volunteers are protected, and what an individual should know before joining a clinical trial.

El Mantenimiento de la Salud en la Hepatitis Crónica

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This information sheet explains what an individual with chronic hepatitis can do to maintain good health. It recommends getting vaccines such as the annual flu vaccine, pneumonia vaccine, and hepatitis A or B vaccines, whichever is necessary; a healthy balanced diet, avoiding raw seafood and alcohol; limiting certain medications; and checking with one’s medical provider or pharmacist before taking herbal medicines.

Living with Hepatitis B

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This information sheet explains the liver infection, hepatitis B, what happens if an individual is infected, the tests needed to know if an individual has recovered or become chronically infected, how chronic infection is diagnosed, how to prevent spreading the disease to others, treatment for chronic hepatitis B, and how an individual with chronic hepatitis B can live a healthy lifestyle. It includes information on finding a liver specialist, and an online support group.

[Living with Hepatitis B]

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This information sheet explains the liver infection, hepatitis B, what happens if an individual is infected, the tests needed to know if an individual has recovered or become chronically infected, how chronic infection is diagnosed, how to prevent spreading the disease to others, treatment for chronic hepatitis B, and how an individual with chronic hepatitis B can live a healthy lifestyle. It includes information on finding a liver specialist, and an online support group.

Bò Nhieãm Vieâm Gan Loaïi B

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This information sheet explains the liver infection, hepatitis B, what happens if an individual is infected, the tests needed to know if an individual has recovered or become chronically infected, how chronic infection is diagnosed, how to prevent spreading the disease to others, treatment for chronic hepatitis B, and how an individual with chronic hepatitis B can live a healthy lifestyle. It includes information on finding a liver specialist, and an online support group.

[Living With Hepatitis B]

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This information sheet explains the liver infection, hepatitis B, what happens if an individual is infected, the tests needed to know if an individual has recovered or become chronically infected, how chronic infection is diagnosed, how to prevent spreading the disease to others, treatment for chronic hepatitis B, and how an individual with chronic hepatitis B can live a healthy lifestyle. It includes information on finding a liver specialist, and an online support group.

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