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Hepatitis C: The Black Person's Guide

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Publisher Comments:

Addressing the unique problems African Americans face in getting treatment for Hepatitis C--a disease that afflicts 3.9 million Americans--this text explains the economic and social barriers to quality care and gives African Americans strategies for receiving the best possible treatment despite these impediments. The ways in which the disease attacks the liver are discussed, as are the most up-to-date treatments for Hepatitis C, including the use of Interferon, Pegasys, and Ribavin. Also included are tips for African Americans on how to best utilize health insurance during treatment and how to locate the best medical specialist.

Synopsis:

Addressing the unique problems African Americans face in getting treatment for Hepatitis C, a disease that afflicts 3.9 million Americans, this text gives African Americans strategies for receiving the best possible treatment despite social and economic impediments.

About the Author

Samuel Daniels, M.D., is the president and C.E.O. of North General Hospital in New York City and an assistant professor at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. In 2000 he was recognized by New York Magazine as one of New York's best physicians. He lives in New York City. Vernon A. Williams is the Indianapolis bureau chief for Gary Info Newspapers. He is also the career-technical supervisor for the Indianapolis public schools. His work has appeared in the Indianapolis Star, Indianapolis Herald, and Crains Chicago Business. He lives in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780971606722
Publisher:
Hilton Publishing
Location:
1561 Willow Park Drive, #302
Author:
Daniels, Samuel
Author:
Daniels, MD, Samuel
Author:
Markovitz Rpa-C, Temima
Author:
Williams, Vernon
Author:
Williams, Vernon A.
Author:
Temima Markovitz Rpa-C
Author:
Daniel, MD, FACP, FACG, Samuel
Subject:
Diseases
Subject:
Diseases - Abdominal
Subject:
Diseases - Contagious
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General
Subject:
Health/African American
Subject:
African Americans - Diseases
Subject:
Hepatitis C
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Illnesses
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20060131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
196
Dimensions:
9.18x6.26x.48 in. .72 lbs.

Related Subjects

Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » Hepatitis
Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » Illnesses
Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » Stomach Bowels and Bladder

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Addressing the unique problems African Americans face in getting treatment for Hepatitis C, a disease that afflicts 3.9 million Americans, this text gives African Americans strategies for receiving the best possible treatment despite social and economic impediments.
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