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Hep C Treatment One Step at a Time- Book Review-#review #hepatitisc

Saturday, November 16, 2013
Disclosure: I received a review copy. However, all opinions are my own.
Did you know 3.2 million American are living with hepatitis C? This statistic is staggering. Although I don't have hepatitis C, I wanted to share with you a great resource. Lucinda Porter's book Hepatitis C Treatment One Step at a Time: Inspiration and Practical Tips for Successful Treatment is filled with inspirational; and practical tips for successful treatment. I have read the book and if you or anyone you know has this disease then please pick up a copy. 
Hepatitis C Treatment One Step at a Time is available at Amazon in both paperback for $12.23 and Kindle for $9.99.

About the book:
Patient and Registered Nurse Offers Guidance Through Hepatitis C (HCV) Treatment
  
A Personal and Professional Perspective on the Disease 3.2 Million Americans are Living with Today


"Like a Lonely Planet guidebook, this well-written and timely volume will be dog-eared and wrinkled by the end of treatment; likely, too, it will be passed on to the next traveler." - Publishers Weekly   

Hepatitis C Treatment One Step at a Time: Inspiration and Practical Tips for Successful Treatment (Demos Health, October 18, 2013), is an essential companion for anyone embarking on HCV antiviral therapy. As an HCV nurse and patient who underwent three courses of HCV therapy, Lucinda K.  Porter knows first-hand how physically and emotionally draining treatment can be. In this book, she shares expert advice as well as personal tips and readings to guide patients through every single day of their treatment. From recommendations of how to treat common side effects, to advice on what to tell friends and how to manage a career, Porter provides medical knowledge as well as  motivation and encouragement in this hopeful guide to help HCV patients reach their goal of successful treatment. 

Hepatitis C Treatment One Step at a Time includes: 

  • Everything you need to know before starting treatment
  • A concise and easy-to-read format of daily tips and inspirational quotes for up to 48 weeks of treatment
  • How to manage the most common side effects including fatigue, dry mouth, rashes, and an inability to focus or concentrate
  • What to do when treatment doesn't work

About the author:

Lucinda Porter, RNis an advocate, nurse, health educator, and patient devoted to increasingawareness about hepatitis C. She is the author of Free from Hepatitis C and writes for theHCV Advocate among other publications. Porter was recently named Top Social HealthMaker in hepatitis C by Sharecare. She lives in Grass Valley, California. www.LucindaPorterRN.com

1 comments:

  1. One in a hundred. That's staggering.

    Thank you for pointing this one out.

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