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Be A Part of Eliminating Hepatitis C

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A silent and destructive killer is on the loose. It's name is Hepatitis C and it's estimated that 3-5 million people in the United States have it. Of those, 75% don't know they are infected. There are no symptoms until the liver is irreparably damaged. Many lives have and will been negatively affected and even lost. But there's amazing news- hepatitis C is now CURABLE!!! New medicines called direct acting antivirals (DAAs) are now available. We are at a rare place in the world of medicine where we have the ability to completely eradicate a disease. It's exciting. And it's going to take innovation. I'm a Registered Nurse and I was cured of hepatitis C in May of 2016. As a result of that gift of cure, I've started a 501(c)3/nonprofit company called HepCarestream. I've teamed up with Dr. Norah Terrault, Director of the UCSF Department of Hepatology's Outreach program for hepatitis C. It's called Project ECHO. Starting in September, I will be going

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