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Author Topic: Stories are the Tools of Hep C Activism  (Read 2853 times)

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Offline lporterrn

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Stories are the Tools of Hep C Activism
« on: January 08, 2016, 08:40:57 am »
This is an example of how stories move people. Jane's story motivates me to continue to make a difference: http://www.hepmag.com/articles/jane_kibble_2846_28224.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/

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Re: Stories are the Tools of Hep C Activism
« Reply #1 on: January 08, 2016, 10:11:18 am »
Thanks Lucinda. As a teacher/librarian, I see the power of stories every day. It's not just opposable thumbs that set us apart from other primates, it's that we have a way of sharing our lived experience - our stories.

Also, how gorgeous is my cat!
CURED SVR24  Class of 2015
Wk 12 post EOT 30.11.15: ALT 14 AST 22 GGT 22 VL UND
Week 19 07.08.15: ALT 17 AST 23 GGT 25
Week 12 18.06.15: ALT 21 AST 23 GGT 28
Week 8 25.05.15: ALT 23 AST 27 GGT 30 VL UND
Week 4 20.04.14: ALT 30 AST 36 VL 40
Treatment start 23.03.15: ALT 137 AST 185 VL 342,600
Cirrhosis Child-Pugh A, Genotype 1a - Viekira Pak + riba 24 weeks
Total failure interferon/ribavirin/boceprovir Mar 2013
https://www.hepmag.com/blogger/grace-campbell

 


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