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"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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

First Day on Site

holly_wood
  • By holly_wood · Posted March 5, 2014
  • 2 replies
  • 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
  • 2 replies
  • Taken in Sacramento County, California ...

Introducing Photos for Inspire

Walter
  • By Walter · Posted February 11, 2014
  • 180 replies
  • Hello everyone, Today at Inspire we’re excited to announce the launch of a new feature, and it’s one that many of you have requested -- the ability to upload photos to Inspire. You can now add photos ...

Health/Recovery Activism

Joe_in_RC
  • By Joe_in_RC · Posted February 7, 2014
  • 2 replies
  • Lately I have been a little burned out. Do you know what I mean? I have involved myself in volunteer activities in the community, AA meetings 3 times a week and 2 times in service, HVC support group weekly ...

My notes from support group. Sovaldi.

Joe_in_RC
  • By Joe_in_RC · Posted January 18, 2014
  • 9 replies
  • Hepatitis C Support Group January 17, 2014 Gilead presentation of Sovaldi Genotype/Regimen/Duration/Cure Rate (%): Genotype 1: Sovaldi, Riba, Peg Interferon for 12 weeks. 90% cure rate. Interferon intolerant ...

Reminder

Joe_in_RC
  • By Joe_in_RC · Posted January 14, 2014
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  • Reminder: Hep C Support group in Sacramento meets every Friday at Noon at the SNAHC, 2020 Jst. on the 2nd floor. Patients, family and caregivers are welcome. Special announcement: On Friday the 17th of ...

What a day....

Joe_in_RC
  • By Joe_in_RC · Posted January 12, 2014
  • 14 replies
  • Tonight I got to say a few words about a friend who passed away. That is never easy for me - It was a great honor for me to speak. It was a great honor to have called him my friend. As of today I have ...

Sacramento support group announcement.

Joe_in_RC
  • By Joe_in_RC · Posted January 7, 2014
  • 0 replies
  • Hep C Support group in Sacramento meets every Friday at Noon at the SNAHC, 2020 Jst. on the 2nd floor. Patients, family and caregivers are welcome. Special announcement: On Friday the 17th of January ...

Middle Ground

Joe_in_RC
  • By Joe_in_RC · Posted January 6, 2014
  • 4 replies
  • With health problems, being in recovery, being active in my family and trying to be a productive part of the community - how do I find “Middle Ground”? Middle Ground (Noun): a halfway or neutral standpoint ...

Feeling better for the holidays.

Joe_in_RC
  • By Joe_in_RC · Posted December 25, 2013
  • 3 replies
  • A really nasty virus has been going around Sacramento. I have escaped every illness that has gone around for the last 2 1/2 years - until recently. I have been immunized against everything and still caught ...

Some private thoughts - Trust

Joe_in_RC
  • By Joe_in_RC · Posted December 15, 2013
  • 8 replies
  • Trust Trust in God BELIEF in a power greater than me is not TRUST. I have always believed in God, whom I choose to call my higher power, but trust? I didn’t get HCV and Cirrhosis from being good to myself ...

Missing my friends!

Joe_in_RC
  • By Joe_in_RC · Posted December 15, 2013
  • 2 replies
  • I have had such an incredibly busy life lately. A couple of times recently I have been reminded of how life can change in an instant and that every moment should cherished. I feel as though I am taking ...

The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Kathy Nieder, MD

John2
  • By John2 · Posted December 6, 2013
  • 36 replies
  • The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Kathy Nieder, MD By John Novack, Communications Director, Inspire Dear members, We at Inspire are pleased to bring you the latest in a series of interviews with people ...

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