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Got Hep C?
... then get the Straightup.
It's a drag you had to find this site - but we're glad you did. Hep C straightup is geared to bikers and blue collar people, and exists to provide the straight up about Hepatitis C. Everyone's welcome & we treat EVERYONE with Respect - Blue Collar is spoken here. Living with hepatitis C isn't easy. It's important to be well armed with information.
( ... or welcome back!). Hope y'all are doing well.
It's great to be back, myself! Been in rehab for a good part of last year (a lil more on that here).
Summer's here & even though y'all are out on the roads, we hope you'll stop by, learn somethin, & tell us what ya think in our Guestbook (right here).
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... hope y'all are stayin' healthy & the weather wherever ya are, is treatin ya right. Hep C Straightup is still here for ya. Gettin some updates done, after my little "vacation." Life's been showin up, folks. But you can read about it here. Welcome.
A special tip o' the hat goes to the docs & scientists out in Geneva, Switzerland for reapproving Hep C Straightup again as the worthy, credible, albeit downright blue collar resource for Health on the Net that we are. Thanks, y'all!!!
In the meantime ...
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Just Diagnosed? New to Hep C?
Get a Kick Start!
If you or someone you know were just diagnosed, or ya just want to learn about hep C.
No ... not that
greasy tranny sitting under your kitchen table.
This is some straight up info on how hep C is
actually transmitted. Put another way ... just
how do ya get hep C?
To Treat - or Not To Treat ....
Yep. That is the question. Whether 'tis nobler or not, there's a lot to consider before taking this very important step. Hopefully we can get ya started with a little food for thought here.
... alright, alright .... You and a bunch of other people. If you're wondering something, then chances are about 20 other people are, too.
There's new Questions ...
new Answers ....
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Feel free to submit your questions. Read other people's questions.
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talkin' out of our asses. If we don't know it,
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Here's a proven way to help you to ...
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and entertain yourself with our
Not for Beginners
Maybe you’ve known about your hep C for awhile … maybe even tried
treatment in the past, and you’re wondering what the hell else to do,
This page offers information about potential new and upcoming treatment options, including the new inhibitor family of drugs, information about clinical trials and alternative medicine. It’s a bit more technical, but translated into plain english – straightup.
Hey. It's not all bad. There's a lot of people who beat this thing. But they can tell ya themselves - straight up.
Check out Hep C Success Stories
Real people who've done this, sometimes more than once, and beat this thing (and never stopped riding!). On this page, you can read their stories, and submit your own. Like ...
Todd, Dragon Slayer, true biker and
more'n-a-decade Survivor of ...
Actually, he's a survivor of many things. This old-school, true biker's story offers a powerful message for those of us living with hep C.
Know somebody with hepatitis C?
... or who may wanna help the Straightup
in some way?
This page offers opportunities to do just that. You can find link codes for link exchanges, downloadable posters for your doctor's office, where you work, play, whatever ... you get the drift.
Hep C in the News ...
These are snippets of, and links to news about hepatitis C, with our Straightup analysis (aka, our 2 cents).
We'll get it up for you as soon as we can ... and as often as possible.
Like Shovelheads & Science, working on a cure can seem like an iron butt ride. New discoveries, failures, good tries, & hopeful possibilities are coming up all the time. Keeping on top of it all is nearly impossible these days ... even for us. Here's where we do our part.
Far be it from us to be above shameless self promotion.
It's my opinion, and you're entitled to it. Read another Editor's Note for the latest on what we're up to ...
A way to remember those ...
Gone But Not Forgotten
A memorial page to honor those of us who've lost their fight with this damn disease. Sometimes, when there's nothing a guy can do
This disease can be an f-in’ drag. But the straight up is this: having hepatitis C is not necessarily a death sentence. Living with hepatitis C is never something you need to do alone – or without a sense of humor.
For links to more hep C info & resources & stuff, you might wanna …
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