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We know you do your best to stay on top of your hepatitis C. But with all of the news about hep C, it can’t hurt to have a little help. And, to help get you started, you can create your own Action Plan as soon as you sign up.

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5. Are you currently putting off or delaying treatment of your hepatitis C with prescription medicine for any reason?
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Build Your Personalized Hepatitis C Action Plan

When you have hepatitis C, it’s important to take charge of your health. A personalized Action Plan can help you set goals to better manage your health. Choose the categories that are important to you. The more you choose, the more customized your plan will be.

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Healthy Habits


Taking care of your overall health is important when you have hep C. Choose one of the topics below to begin setting your health goals.


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Diet


You can support your liver health by following a diet that is low in fat, salt and sugar; but high in fruits, vegetables and whole grains.

You may also want to talk to your doctor about:

  • Maintaining a healthy weight to prevent fat from building up in your liver
  • Taking it easy on sugar. Sugar adds calories but few nutrients. This can contribute to weight gain, which can contribute to additional liver problems
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Exercise


Physical activity benefits your metabolism and your mood. Just remember to consult your doctor about what types of exercise would be best for you.

  • Being physically active can help you maintain a healthy weight, which, in turn, benefits your liver
  • Exercise can improve your mood and increase your energy level
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Sleep


Getting enough rest matters. According to most experts, the average adult should get 7 to 8 hours of sleep each night.

  • A lack of sleep can increase your stress level
  • Adequate amounts of sleep can help to support your overall health
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Alcohol


In people with hep C, the liver is more sensitive to alcohol, so it’s best to avoid alcohol altogether.

  • Alcohol can increase the speed of liver damage in people with hep C
  • It can also raise the risk of cirrhosis, a disease resulting from scar tissue that builds up [in the liver] after years of irritation and inflammation
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Getting Support


Living with hep C can be difficult, and at times, you may need extra help. Choose one of the topics below to begin setting your goals for support.


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Hep C Support Groups


A hep C support group can be a great outlet for talking about your condition and working through challenges—with people who know exactly what you’re going through.

  • Support groups can offer reassurance and a sense of belonging
  • They can provide new ideas and strategies for coping with hep C
  • You can learn from others’ experiences
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Family & Friends


Hep C can be a sensitive subject, so it can be hard to talk about your diagnosis—even with those closest to you. But starting the conversation may open up a deep well of support.

To make it a bit easier, consider:

  • Pointing your loved ones to reliable sources that can clear up misconceptions about the disease
  • Telling them how hep C affects you — physically and emotionally
  • Suggesting ways they can support and get involved in your journey
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ONGOING CARE


Regular doctor visits and open communication are essential to effectively managing hep C. Choose one of the topics below to begin setting your treatment and care goals.


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Regular Checkup


When you have hep C, it’s important to monitor your liver health. Seeing your doctor regularly helps ensure you’re getting the tests you need.

  • Regular checkups and testing make it easier for your doctor to spot patterns that could indicate a change in your liver health
  • They give your doctor the opportunity to fine-tune your care, so that you manage your hep C appropriately
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Treatment Options


Scientists are constantly working towards treatment advances for hep C, and there are options currently available. So it’s important to talk to your doctor about all your options and whether they’re a good fit for you.

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Doctor Visit


Certain doctors—including some primary care physicians, hepatologists, gastroenterologists and infectious disease specialists—have special training in treating hep C. These doctors can evaluate your condition and provide appropriate care.

A primary care physician can tell you how to get tested and help care for your overall health, including your hep C.

  • Specialists may be able to provide hep C insights that you don’t have yet
  • Specialists may perform additional tests to better understand your condition and fine-tune your care
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Symptom Tracking


You have an important role to play in managing your condition. By tracking your symptoms and recording any changes in the way you feel, you can help your doctor provide the appropriate care.

Consider:

  • Keeping a symptom log of how you’re feeling each day
  • Bringing your symptom log to each appointment
  • Contacting your doctor immediately with concerns
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Find a Doctor


You can add a list of hep C doctors within 10 miles of your home to your Action Plan

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HEP C KNOWLEDGE


The more information you have about your condition, the more you can do to manage it. Choose one of the topics below to begin setting your knowledge goals.


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Staying Informed


Keeping up with the latest information about hep C may not be easy, but it is important. It can help you make health choices and work with your doctor more effectively.

Consider:

  • Subscribe to newsletters and/or news feeds from reputable sources
  • Learning more about your condition at HepC.com
  • Ask your doctor about any new information you discover, so you can better understand what it means for you
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Hep C Genotype


There are at least six different genotypes of hep C, and they can influence how your body responds to treatment. So it’s important to know which genotype you have.

  • Determining your viral genotype can help your doctor make more effective decisions about your care
  • Asking your doctor about genotype testing is the first step to finding out this information
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Here is your personalized Action Plan. Be sure to share these goals with your doctor.

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Here's a list of things you may want to do. They can help improve your overall health - and help you better manage your hep C. And remember, you can also customize this Action Plan to get more individualized advice.

Eating a healthy diet

  • Eat foods that are low in fat, salt and sugar
  • Get plenty of fruits, vegetables and whole grains

Being physically active

  • Exercise can help lower stress, improve your mood, control weight and increase your energy level
  • Consult your doctor about starting an exercise program

Getting 7 – 8 hours of sleep each night

  • A lack of sleep can increase your stress level
  • Adequate sleep helps support your immune system

Avoiding alcohol

  • Alcohol can increase the speed of liver damage in people with hep C
  • It can also raise the risk of cirrhosis, a disease in which healthy liver cells are replaced by scar tissue

Joining a support group

  • They can offer reassurance and a sense of belonging, while providing new ideas for coping with hep C
  • You can learn from others’ experiences

Sharing your diagnosis with family and/or friends

  • Point your loved ones to reliable sources that can clear up misconceptions about the disease
  • Tell them how hep C affects you — physically and emotionally
  • Suggest ways they can support and get involved in your journey

Seeing your doctor

  • Regular checkups and testing make it easier for your doctor to spot patterns that could indicate a change in your liver health
  • They give your doctor the opportunity to fine-tune your care, so that you manage your hep C appropriately

Talking to your doctor about treatment options

Finding a doctor

  • Because specialists have additional training, they may have more insights about hep C and how to manage it effectively
  • They may perform additional tests to better understand your condition and fine-tune your treatment plan

Tracking your symptoms

  • Keeping a symptom log of how you’re feeling each day
  • Bringing your symptom log to each appointment
  • Contacting your doctor immediately with serious concerns

Finding hep C specialists near you

Staying informed about hep C

  • Subscribe to newsletters and/or news feeds from reputable sources
  • Ask your doctor about any new information you discover, so you can better understand what it means for you

Asking your doctor about your hep C genotype

  • Determining your viral genotype can help your doctor make more effective decisions about your care
  • Asking your doctor about genotype testing is the first step to finding out this information

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