Four million Americans have been stricken by Hepatitis C, and the numbers continue to grow. Covering every aspect of this serious liver disease, Dr. Fred Askari provides a clear and compassionate description of the complex medical issues that many doctors fail to adequately explain to their patients. Complete with a targeted resource list of support groups and organizations, Hepatitis C: The Silent Epidemic delivers the facts on the symptoms as well as up-to-the-minute news on drug and transplant treatment options.
Fred K. Askari, M.D., Ph.D., is Assistant Professor in the division of gastroenterology at the University of Michigan Medical centre. His co-authored articles in the New England Journal of Medicine and the Journal of the American Medical Association have been widely used to teach physicians about immunology and treatment for viruses.