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Author Topic: A Plea for More Hep Stories  (Read 3243 times)

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Offline lporterrn

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A Plea for More Hep Stories
« on: September 08, 2015, 05:30:59 pm »
I don’t know what to say
or how to put this another way,
Please submit your Hep Story;
and although there is no glory
Hep Stories spread hope,
and nothing rhymes better with hope than more hope

Plus if I get enough Hep Stories, you’ll be spared my poetry…

To submit your Hep Story, visit: http://www.hepmag.com/hep_stories.shtml
Lucinda Porter, RN
1988 Contracted HCV
1997 Interferon nonresponder
2003 PEG + ribavirin responder-relapser
2013 Cured (Harvoni + ribavirin clinical trial)
http://blogs.hepmag.com/lucindakporter/

Offline Bree

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Re: A Plea for More Hep Stories
« Reply #1 on: September 08, 2015, 05:36:20 pm »
Can we use an alias?
Dx 1997 Geno 1a
2002-2003 PEG Intron/riba (48 wks) respond/relapsed
Pre-Harvoni - Viral Load: 13.5 M - Log 7.1
Fibrosure Score F1-2  Pre-Treatment:  AST 73 / ALT 88

7/6/15 Started Harvoni (12 weeks)
10/5/15 HCV NOT DETECTED (One week post EOT)
11/9/15 NOT DETECTED!!! (6 wk post)
12/21/15 NOT DETECTED (12 wk post) 
3/14/16  NOT DETECTED (24 week post)AST 26 ALT 18
SVR ACHIEVED!!! 
CURED YES!!!

Offline lporterrn

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Re: A Plea for More Hep Stories
« Reply #2 on: September 10, 2015, 09:38:24 am »
Yes, but we also encourage people to use their real names and faces when they can - we are trying to break the stigma but putting faces on hep C. That said, some people just can't do it, and I completely understand.
Lucinda Porter, RN
1988 Contracted HCV
1997 Interferon nonresponder
2003 PEG + ribavirin responder-relapser
2013 Cured (Harvoni + ribavirin clinical trial)
http://blogs.hepmag.com/lucindakporter/

 


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