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Starting Week Six

Today I started week six.  It will be no time before I am looking back on this process, and I’m certain it will be with immense gratitude. 567 more words

Hepatitis C Treatment

New Hepatitis C Pill Offers Faster Cure With Far Fewer Side Effects

Those suffering with hepatitis C, a disease which causes life threatening liver damage, now have a new treatment option with a new drug having been approved by the FDA which cures the disease. 258 more words

Recent Posts

Words Are Very Unnecessary

On our way home from Dave’s one-month checkup with his hepatologist in Fort Wayne, we stopped at Subway for lunch. Although we like the food, Dave kind of hates going there because the ordering process confounds him. 910 more words

Cochlear Implants & Hearing Loss

Hep C, Writing, Fitbit, House

“It says here that I should eat ice cream every day.” Dave looked up from his computer screen and smiled.

I have to give him points for trying – ice cream every day would take the sting out of going through treatment for Hepatitis C a second time. 1,268 more words

Not Related To Hearing Loss

Side Effects

For over five years I went to one of the best hospitals in the nation. In that time I was on treatment twice, and unknowingly suffered from ascities. 1,220 more words


A New Adventure

As i take my mid-treatment blood draw, i will find out how my viral load is changing. Hopefully this is my fifth and final treatment for Hepatitis C. 202 more words


Longmont Woman Cured Of Hepatitis C, Credits New Drugs

DENVER (CBS4)– A woman from Longmont has been cured of Hepatitis C during her participation in a clinical trial testing an expensive new drug. 239 more words