Wednesday 29 June, 2016 13.00 EDT
- New medications are able to cure Hep C in more people.
- Treatment can last up to a year, but newer drugs are shortening that time to just a few months for some people.
- Current treatments come with side effects, but many people find ways to manage them and finish treatment.
- Treatment is expensive, but there are programs that can help you cover the cost. Talk to a healthcare worker.
- A healthcare worker can help you make decisions about treatment and can also help you get ready.
- Getting through treatment can save your liver. And your life.
- If a person is cured of Hep C, they can still be infected again. Learn about how to protect yourself and others.