About Me: Male, 74, Woodhaven, NY, member since Apr 2008
Now 72, I treated with Sovaldi+Olysio in 2015. Presently awaiting results of EOT+12mos VL.
I'm 64, diagnosed HCV+ with genotype 1b in February, 2008.
A biopsy in May, 2008, gave me a Metavir of A2/F1. A year and a half later, a Fibroscan gave me a Metavir equivalent of F3/F4. Either something's wrong with these tests, or I think I win the contest for the world's fastest progressor.
I'm a New Yorker, but I currently reside in Buenos Aires, Argentina. I belong to the Health Plan of the Italian Hospital here. They have a pretty good Hepatology Department.
Between tests at the hospital I go tango dancing. I'm told I do real argentine style tango, probably because I love tango music and have been listening to it for thirty years.
I was a documentary filmmaker and journalist until I retired four years ago. I still write articles now and then, mostly on third-world political economics. You can download one at http://www.iade.org.ar/uploads/c87bbfe5-4e61-efb5.pdf It's in Spanish, though.
I also do figure skating. I learned as an adult. It keeps me fit.
I'm gonna keep on dancing and skating as long as I can.
"The latest issue of hepmag.com has published a recent study presented at the IAS2017 Conference in Paris revealing the following differences between countries in the cost of hep-c meds:
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Awesome to hear from you. Hope you are doing well. Haven't been stopping by here for ages. Since I got rid of the Hep C... It's strange how something that filled so much in my life, is out my mind now. I guess one moves on to the next challenges in life...
oh Mike my heart goes out to you. Bless your heart. I'm wishing the very best that can possibly come from this. She's at peace now. Tried to put this out in the forum but it wouldn't work. Again sending you the best.
Read about HectorSF. Another tragedy. Ugh!
HATE THE FORUM
Hi Mike -
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Two days left! Yay, way to go Mike, so glad for you! How long are you going to stick around New York? Until your 12 week eot viral load test? So your chest infection is gone? That is great! Well continue with your Tx regime for a while after Tx, it takes a while to recover. We are all doing great. I am feeling pretty good. Will let Liz know too.
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