Hepatitis C Webinar on May 2

Check out the National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable’s webinar discussing the health effects of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection that ocur outside the liver. The webinar is on Wednesday, May 2, 2018 from 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM Eastern and will discuss the extrahepatic manifestations (EHMs) of HCV.

This presentation is part of the “Hepatitis C – It’s About More Than Liver Disease”project, which aims to increase awareness that HCV is a systemic health condition with health implications affecting a patient’s overall heath, not just the liver.

Learn more about how conditions such as kidney disease, depression, certain types of cancer, and diabetes are related to HCV infection. The webinar will feature clinician and patient perspectives to facilitate discussion about the importance of recognizing these conditions as part of HCV management and the implications for early HCV treatment.

Dr. Zobair Younossi, Chairman, Department of Medicine, Vice President for Research,

Founding Director of the Center for Liver Diseases, Inova Health System, Fairfax, VA

Dr. Kristen Lee, Medical Director, Adult Primary Care Hepatitis C Treatment Program, Boston Medical Center, Instructor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine

Laura Stillman, HCV patient sharing her experience with HCV and kidney diseaseRandy Madara, HCV patient sharing her experience with HCV and fatigue

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