Young Adult Men with a high BMI
HFIAdmin5 hours ago
Young adult men with a high BMI was associated with increased risk of liver disease and liver cancer. bit.ly/2nMFXZU
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NAFLD and the liver
Concerned about your liver? Check out this video by Dr. Younossi bit.ly/2nkUyuA He provides great insights especially about NAFLD and NASH
Has anyone been diagnosed using imaging modelities
Technology does it again! Imaging modalities supports results from NAFLD & NASH testing. With the imaging modalities technology it’s easier ...
No Health insurance and diagnosed with Hep C
HFIAdmin2 days 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...
Not just for at-risk populations
HFIAdmin3 days 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
Children and liver disease
NAFLD affects ~10% of children. Exercising regularly, reducing soft drink & process food intake reduces risk. bit.ly/2n4slGy
Health centers gone mobile
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
Access to treatment to cause a decline in disease
HFIAdmin14 days ago
With more access to #DAA for treatment, acute #HCV is declining. #endhepatitis bit.ly/2m7OGRN
HBV testing…reasonably practicable?
Should employers offer to pay for vaccinations for #HBV if the employee is not vaccinated? #endhepatitis #news bit.ly/2mukhQT
Rate of cirrhosis is increasing
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
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Broader HCV testing
HCV increased from 754 in 2000 to 2235 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
Do you know your country’s action plan to end hepatitis?
Must Read! US plan to fight viral hepatitis is released in a National Viral Hepatitis Action Plan #endhepatitis bit.ly/2mJH3ED
Treatment test failed
HFIAdmin23 days ago
Tivantinib tested to treat hepatocellular carcinoma failed to improve overall survival bit.ly/2lGRXe5
Health Spending to increase
CMS projects that health spending would increase because of an increase in medical prices. CMS projects spending will increase by 5.6% annua...
A long-term carvedilol therapy has been associated with a reduced risk of mortality for liver cirrhosis patients bit.ly/2lwB1ox
DAA and decrease in incidence rates of acute HCV
DAA treatment is predicted to decrease the incidence rates of acute hepatitis c virus bit.ly/2l9uGhI
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
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HCV and opioid
HFIAdmina month ago
Recent opioid detoxification study found that HCV is increasing among 18-25 years population. Does anyone have experience with opioids and H...
Independent health insurance and hepatitis
Does anyone have independent health insurance coverage? What was your experience w/ getting hepatitis treatment like?
HCV drug spending
HCV drug spending drops in 2016 because medication utilization and unit cost has decreased bit.ly/2micGBN
Transplants and NASH or ALD
Did anyone recently have a liver transplant then later diagnosed with NASH or ALD? Could share your experience, please?
HCV patients coinfected with HIV treatment
Is there someone that is infected with HCV and also coinfected with HIV? What was the treatment process like?
Experience with DAAs
Has anyone taken DAAs to treat HCV? Would you like to share your experience?
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