Synopses & Reviews
Hepatitis C afflicts almost four million Americans. There's no cure, but there is help... and hope...today!
Living with Hepatitis C: A Survivor's Guide is the first book written for the millions of Americans who suffer from this deadly disease. It offers guidance and answers for those infected by the deadly virus -- and for their husbands, wives, families, and friends. Written by a nationally recognized hepatitis C expert and an award-winning writer, Living with Hepatitis C explains in everyday language:
-- The nature of the disease and how it affects your body
-- understand confusing blood tests and biopsies
-- Major and minor symptoms
-- How to avoid infecting others
-- How good nutrition helps
-- What to expect if you need a liver transplant
-- How to deal with your emotions and grief
-- How to protect yourself and your family from enormous medical costs
-- What to expect in the future -- new research, new drugs...and new hope!
Includes bibliographical references (p. 179-193) and index.