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A Guide to HIV/HCV Coinfection

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This guide is designed to help patients understand and manage HIV/HCV coinfection. The guide states that infection of HCV is the most common coinfection in people with HIV, is categorized as an HIV-related opportunistic illness, and is now the leading cause of death in people with HIV. It also advices persons with HIV/HCV to consult a medical practitioner for diagnosis and treatment of HIV/HCV.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

Hepatitis A: General Information

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This information sheet provides general information about hepatitis A. It explains the disease; provides statistics on hepatitis occurrence in the United States; and discusses at-risk persons, transmission, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment. It promotes the usage of vaccine as the best method of preventing the disease and lists persons who should get vaccinated against hepatitis A.

AIDS Drug Assistance Programs (ADAPs)

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This information sheet provides information about AIDS Drug Assistance Programs (ADAPs). It discusses ADAP budgets, expenditures, formularies, clients, eligibility criteria, cost containment measures, waiting lists, drug purchasing models, insurance purchasing, and medicare.

One in Twenty

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This video details how common hepatitis B is and the dangers associated with it. It says that one in twenty people have been exposed to hepatitis B and that most people don't know they have it. The video also says that hepatitis B is the 3rd most common cause of death from cancer in males, and the 7th most common in females. It also describes the history of the Hepatitis B Foundation and how the organization is working to finding a cure, improving the lives of those living with hepatitis B, and eliminating the disease.

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