No health insurance and diagnosed with Hep C
HFIAdmin13 hours ago
Has anyone been diagnosed or no someone who as been diagnosed with Hepatitis C but don't have health insurance? Were you or the individual a...
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Testing shouldn't only focus on at risk populations
HFIAdmina day ago
Don’t have to be part of an at-risk population for HCV to get screened for and it's important that you do. bit.ly/2nxBXMy
Have you ever gone to a mobile health center?
Should your country have more mobile health centers? Has anyone participated in mobile health centers? What was it like?
It's important to get tested
You may be at risk of HCV. Most people who have it don’t know they have HCV. You don't have to be part of the at risk population to get test...
College aged students
College aged students beware! Individuals 15-24 account for ½ of STIs. Which is why it's important to get vaccinated. bit.ly/2nH2dEY
willemina7 days ago
hello i have just been told i have heppatitis i have had another blood test to confirm what strain.. should i be worried and will i have to ...
Access to treatment to cause a decline in disease
HFIAdmin12 days ago
With more access to #DAA for treatment, acute #HCV is declining. #endhepatitis bit.ly/2m7OGRN
Rate of cirrhosis is increasing
It's important to get tested b/c cirrhosis is on the rise! Need more affordable treatment options to prevent progression #endhepatitis #HCV bit.ly/2kP15tL...
HCV treatments are expensive
#HCV treatments are available but are 2 expensive. Patents are blocking generic competition #endhepatitis #hepatitis bit.ly/2m95jMv
Broader HCV testing
HCV increased from 754 in 2000 to 2,235 in 2015 in Iowa. Is this a reason to have broader HCV testing? #endhepatitis bit.ly/2n7QKho
There’s an association between Lupus and HCV
Study finds that #Lupus patients appear to have higher rates of #HCV #endhepatitis #coinfection bit.ly/2mbF1dp
HCV is associated with increased risk of other cancers!
#HCV may be associated to cancer types other than hepatocellular carcinoma #endhepatitis #news #cancer bit.ly/2lLsvFy
Hep c type 4
Isofiav20 days ago
Hi have hep c for more 10 years had the treat with Injection and the tablet 4years ago for 9 months didn't work as have type 4 ,been left on...
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Whistle21 days ago
Hi. Just had a diagnosis of hep c and awaiting blood test and a scan results . Has anyone been able to obtain travel insurance (going to Gre...
DAA to reduce incidence rates of acute HCV
HFIAdmin21 days ago
DAA treatment is predicted to decrease the incidence rates of acute hepatitis c virus bit.ly/2l9uGhI
HIV-HCV coinfection eradication possible
Does anyone have hepatitis c virus and co-infected with HIV? If you do, researchers predict that HIV-HCV coinfections will decrease in almos...
Good news for critically ill children
With pediatric critical care improvements, survival for critically ill children after a liver transplant has increased bit.ly/2l0LaI3
HFIAdmin22 days ago
Which part of the healthcare system would you like to see improve?
Opioids and HCV
HFIAdmina month ago
Recent opioid detoxification study found that HCV is increasing among 18-25 years population. Does anyone have experience with opioid and HC...
Independent health insurance and hepatitis
Does anyone have independent health insurance coverage? What was your experience w/ getting hepatitis treatment like?
HCV drug spending decreses
HCV drug spending drops in 2016 because medication utilization and unit cost has decreased bit.ly/2micGBN
Lisylou71a month ago
Hi my name is Lisa I have just received a call from my GP to say I have Hep C antibodies but I will need to have another test to be sure I ...
HCV prevalence lower in Iran vs. other Middle Eastern countries
Compared to other Middle Eastern countries, Iran has the lowest #HCV prevalence. Despite the wide range of #infection rates in Iran's provin...
Pregnancy and ribavirin
margarets83a month ago
I'm posting here in the hope someone has any advice or has experienced what I'm going through now!!
My partner received treatment for hep c r...
Nowayina month ago
I have hip c my doctor says it is f0. With this I can not get treatment unless I pay for it. I don't think it is fair. You would think I cou...
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Blood transfusions and HCC (Hepatocellular carcinoma)
Blood transfusions may increase the risk of getting #HCC and non-Hodgkin lymphoma. #HCV #Treatment bit.ly/2ll1Miv
Is glecaprevir and pibrentasvir combination therapy effective?
Study suggests that combination therapy is a highly effective. #HCV #Treatment #glecaprevir #pibrentasvir bit.ly/2kTBoLx
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Opioid, HCV infection rates, and more...
#Opioid misuse has been associated with an increase in #HCV infection rates. #MAT has been seen to reduce risk of opioid-related overdose. #...
Share Your ACA and/or Medicaid Story
Has the #ACA and #Medicaid impacted your life? Is keeping the #ACA important to you? Submit your story to bit.ly/nhelpstory and share how th...
FDA grants priority review for AbbVie's pan-genotypic HCV regimen
HFIAdmin2 months ago
It has been weeks since AbbVie's New #Drug Application for glecaprevir/pibrentasvir. At last, the #FDA replied and approved the new regimen....
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