EP 899B Are You at Risk for Hepatitis C?

Summary: How can you find out if you're at risk for hepatitis C?
Air Date: 7/17/18
Duration: 21:29
Host: Michael Roizen, MD
Guest Bio: Douglas Dieterich, MD
Dr. Douglas Dieterich is currently Professor of Medicine in the Division of Liver Diseases and also Director of Continuing Medical Education in the Department of Medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY. He has a triple appointment in the divisions of Liver Disease, Gastroenterology, and Infectious Diseases.

As the director of outpatient hepatology at Mount Sinai, Dr. Douglas Dieterich treats liver disease and specializes in treating hepatitis B and C. He oversees the care of several thousand patients with hepatitis C a year.
EP 899B Are You at Risk for Hepatitis C?
Many people who have hepatitis C don't even know they're infected.

How can you find out if you're at risk?

Dr. Douglas Dieterich discusses why baby boomers should get tested, but also why certain younger people have high chances, too.

Find out how hep C is transmitted and the top factors that may increase your odds.

Plus, Dr. Dieterich explains the difference between the debilitating treatments of the past versus modern treatments that have virtually no side effects.

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