Curing Hepatitis C provides the latest information to guide you through the diagnosis and treatment of hepatitis C. If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with hepatitis C, this book provides an indispensable and comprehensive overview of everything you need to know to take the right steps toward a cure.
For the nearly 160 million people worldwide and 4 million Americans diagnosed with hepatitis C, there is now hope. Although hepatitis C was once considered incurable, medical and technological innovations have made a cure possible. A new frontier of treatment options has improved upon previous methods by curbing side-effects more effectively and working to eradicate hepatitis C entirely.
Curing Hepatitis C also includes: * Easy-to-understand explanations of the nature of hepatitis C * The revealing truth of misconceptions about hepatitis C * Tips to prevent, diagnose, cope with, and ultimately cure this disease * An overview of types of tests and how to understand your results * Breakthrough treatments and medications for hepatitis C, such as triple therapy * The next generation of treatments including interferon-free regimens, QUAD therapy, host-acting antivirals, and more * Personal anecdotes from those affected by hepatitis C
“...distills the key concepts of this complicated fi eld in a style that is easily understood by patients. I use this book as an educational reference for many of my patients to enhance their understanding of their treatment plan.” – James Trotter, M.D., Medical Director of Liver Transplant at Baylor University Medical Center
Curing Hepatitis C by Gregory T. Everson; Foreword by Gene Schiff