Journals

"A wake-up call from a young e-patient: 'I need to be heard'”

John2
  • By John2 · Posted April 15, 2014
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  • From: John Novack, Communications Director, Inspire 4/15/14 Dear members, I am writing to share with you a new guest column in "Scope," the Stanford University School of Medicine's medical blog: "A wake-up ...

10 things I like about HepC

mtwiser
  • By mtwiser · Posted April 12, 2014
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  • HepC and cirrhosis. Week 4 of tx with Sov/Riba. I am working on positive thinking. I made myself think of 10 good things that have come out of this ugly illness. It was actually easier than I thought ...

1st Major mini road trip & Exhaustion

suziq1111
  • By suziq1111 · Posted April 11, 2014
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  • Last week my daughter and I went on our first road trip to see a girlfriend that I haven't seen in over 15 years. We went to South Lake Tahoe. The day after I got there, I found myself so run down and ...

Checking In

holly_wood
  • By holly_wood · Posted April 5, 2014
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  • I am online for a few hours today. Don't have internet at my new place, keep thinking I will go find a Starbucks with WIFI. lol, that takes Starbucks $$ AND the ability to see through the cataracts to ...

Clinical study

Otis353
  • By Otis353 · Posted March 26, 2014
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  • I have now been involved in a 12 week study on HepC for over 10 weeks. There are 25 of us that are participating. Since week two, we have all been declared virus free. We have been on a combo of Sofosbuvir ...

New Dr. date

gmaw
  • By gmaw · Posted March 24, 2014
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  • Hello everyone, Well, I got insurance through eHealthCare. It comes in effect in May. Was suppose to go to my first Dr. appointment on the 31st of March. I put it off till May the 5th. $75.00 is a lot ...

Our second annual report with Stanford Medical School

Brian
  • By Brian · Posted March 19, 2014
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  • We just finished a brand new special report, “Experts by experience 2014: A compilation of patients’ stories”, in partnership with the Stanford University School of Medicine. It is a 31-page collection ...

Hitting a milestone -- 5,000 photos posted already

John2
  • By John2 · Posted March 18, 2014
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  • From: John Novack, communications director, Inspire 3/18/14 Dear members, I'm writing to let you know that in a little more than a month, members here have posted more than 5,000 photos. Congratulations ...

The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Don Dizon, MD

John2
  • By John2 · Posted March 14, 2014
  • 12 replies
  • The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Don Dizon, MD Dear members, We at Inspire are pleased to bring you the latest in a series of Q&A interviews with people who are making contributions to helping patients ...

Prescription Discounts

holly_wood
  • By holly_wood · Posted March 13, 2014
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  • www.needymeds.org I have been looking online at these types of sites. Fortunately, I have Medicaid right now. I avoided going to doctor for almost 2 years and was throwing up blood the last year multiple ...

Happy Thursday All!

holly_wood
  • By holly_wood · Posted March 13, 2014
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  • I have a friend in Missouri, her favorite day of the week is Thursday. She always does a mass email or text reminding us of her favorite day of the week. I try to beat her at this, but I usually don't ...

Sources sought for article about co-insurance to pay for specialty drugs

John2
  • By John2 · Posted March 13, 2014
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  • From: John Novack, Communications Director, Inspire 3/13/14 Dear members A healthcare journalist with the Associated Press (AP) is seeking more people to interview for an article she is researching on ...

Off topic laughs tonite/Girl stuff mostly

holly_wood
  • By holly_wood · Posted March 11, 2014
  • 19 replies
  • I am sitting here thinking about some of the little things that aren't even discussed in here---tonite talked with new friend about us not having to shave legs or armpits very often anymore (if ever ...

Changes, Reality & FB

holly_wood
  • By holly_wood · Posted March 10, 2014
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  • My two week house sitting stint is ending tomorrow. I will be back at friends house just temp. though. Hard to explain that house, Nancy the matriarch will be released from nursing home tomorrow morning ...

Feeling estatic

CYNDI1407
  • By CYNDI1407 · Posted March 10, 2014
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  • I had my follow appointment today and my viral count has come waaaayyyy down!! It started at an amount over 300 million to a count of 16!!!!! Wow I am blown away! The meds Solvaldi & Olysio have been ...

Saturday Exhaustion

holly_wood
  • By holly_wood · Posted March 9, 2014
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  • Slept most of the day today. Periodically woke up and then down again for hours. New friend here was sweet and she went to the store for me and brought me some healthier food. The person that I am housesitting ...

Good Day Today

holly_wood
  • By holly_wood · Posted March 6, 2014
  • 5 replies
  • Wow, how quickly things can change and sometimes it isn't a disaster but just greatness. The house sitting has helped me feel more normal, regular self! I am loving this site, I have bookmarked quite ...

First Day on Site

holly_wood
  • By holly_wood · Posted March 5, 2014
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  • I found this site last night. Apparently I originally signed up in December of 2013. HE? Quite possibly. I have been accepted to a transplant waiting list. I am in the final stages of HepC & Cirr. Until ...

Some pictures for my friends part 2

Joe_in_RC
  • By Joe_in_RC · Posted February 17, 2014
  • 5 replies
  • Sacramento County, California ...

Some pictures for my friends

Joe_in_RC
  • By Joe_in_RC · Posted February 17, 2014
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  • Taken in Sacramento County, California ...

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