The African-American Guide to Hepatitis C
Hilton Publishing Company, 2005 - Health & Fitness - 171 pages
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.
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