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Hepatitis

Guide for HIV/AIDS Clinical Care

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This manual for clinicians provides guidelines for clinical care of persons with HIV/AIDS. This updated version incorporates many new insights, but the time-tested format has been retained – easy access to crucial facts for a busy clinician. The guide touches on every topic facing people with HIV and their caregivers.

Hepatitis C: Information on Testing & Diagnosis

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This information sheet discusses testing and diagnosing hepatitis C virus infection (HBV). It describes hepatitis C, a serious liver disease, and notes that some people do not know they have disease because they experience no symptoms. The information sheet explains hepatitis C transmission, who should be tested, why it is important to be tested, the blood test doctors use to diagnose HCV and the meaning of the test results, and where to find additional information.

Hepatitis C: Información sobre pruebas y diagnóstico

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This information sheet discusses testing and diagnosing hepatitis C virus infection (HCV). It describes hepatitis C, a serious liver disease, and notes that some people do not know they have disease because they experience no symptoms. The information sheet explains hepatitis C transmission, who should be tested, why it is important to be tested, the blood test doctors use to diagnose HCV and the meaning of the test results, and where to find additional information.

Hepatitis C: Coping with Your Diagnosis of Hepatitis C

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This pamphlet provides information on how veterans can cope when they have been diagnosed with hepatitis C. Some of the most common feelings associated with a diagnosis of hepatitis C are the following: sadness or depression, anger, fear, and anxiety. The pamphlet gives information on how to take care of your emotional needs, including talking about your feelings with your doctor, friends, family members, or other supportive people.

Hepatitis C: Coping with Hepatitis C: Diet and Nutrition

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This information sheet describes good nutrition as being of great importance to a person with hepatitis C. It provides guidelines for healthy eating and drinking. It advises the following: Do not drink alcohol, avoid crash diets and/or binges, educate yourself about nutrition, eat a variety of foods, and drink plenty of water. It discusses overcoming barriers to eating well.

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