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HCV–TODAY IS BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE NUMBER 12

My Sovaldi minder contacted me this afternoon and told me I was getting: 1) More Anemic 2) My creatinine levels were dropping precipitously so my kidneys are not happy campers. 3) My Anti-nuclear Antibodies test (ANA) indicated my autoimmune Hepatitis … Continue reading

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Sen. Sanders and Rep. Miller compromise on Veterans’ bill

After six weeks of negotiation, and four days before recess,  it appears as if we will be soon  be seeing details of the new veterans’ bill.  This provision as reported in the Washington Post,  gets a thumbs up from me: According … Continue reading

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VA: important lab tests for kidney function information

The VA tests veterans with, or without HCV, for creatinine levels:  The level of creatinine in your body is a marker of kidney function. Creatinine comes from the breakdown of creatine, a muscle protein. Properly functioning kidneys remove creatinine from the … Continue reading

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FEAR AND LOATHING IN LAS VAROS

Remember when I-never mind. I just want you to know I was wrong. I projected all fifty states would eventually be caught up in this deceptive business of screwing us Vets over. The POGO votes are not all counted yet … Continue reading

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CAVC–JEFFREY V GIBSON-SHOW ME THE LEAD TEST

You’ve probably noticed by now that a decision with the word “reversed” in the ruling verbiage is a magnet to my senses. Glen R. Bergmann bags a good one here. The BVA and the RO were just not going to … Continue reading

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Proof that HCV Sustained Virologist Response (SVR) is a myth?

The HCV monster-machines are apparently craftier than we have been led to believe.  Even after IFN/R therapy, and non-reactive (not detectable) standard clinical testing, more sensitive tests prove that HCV RNA still resides in the human body in reservoirs.  The … Continue reading

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VBA-PLEASE KEEP EXIT AISLES CLEAR

As I predicted several months ago, the stampede to the exits is in full swing. Following  Petzel’s lead were Joan Moody and Willy Gunn who didn’t even wait for the jumpmaster or a green light. Dr. Brown, Under Secretary of … Continue reading

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DAY 25–SOVALDI

Day 25 dawns with a nagging headache. This is # 7 since beginning the new prophylaxis. Additional noted complaints include itching (yes Leigh, me too) in odd places never mentioned in public, anemia, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura on exposed arms, pruritus, … Continue reading

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HCV infection and veterans’ oral health

According to a 2012 report published for dentists by the Australasian Society for HIV Medicine, which also covers hepatitis, health problems associated with HCV are numerous. The report, Dental and Orofacial Health and Hepatitis C contains a few graphic images including … Continue reading

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VA-WE WANT OUR SPLENDID ISOLATION BACK

We are reaching the point of absurdity. Hardly a day passes that another VA upper-level manager manages to leave incriminating evidence lying around to be found. That a member of Congress would think reading that evidence of perfidy a horrible intrusion on the … Continue reading

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