Motherhood Moment - Dr. Douglas Dieterich: “Healthy Habits: Hepatitis C”

Dr. Douglas Dieterich, Professor of Medicine Division of Liver Diseases at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, and former Hepatitis C patient who has dedicated his career to researching new ways to treat the virus says Hepatitis C is one of the most curable viruses if proper steps are taken.

 – January 9, 2012 /Press Release/  –– 

Dr. Douglas Dieterich, Professor of Medicine Division of Liver Diseases at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, and former Hepatitis C patient who has dedicated his career to researching new ways to treat the virus says Hepatitis C is one of the most curable viruses if proper steps are taken. Unfortunately, it is also referred to as the silent killer. “The virus can creep along very silently, presenting no symptoms or abnormal liver test results for 30-40 years,” said Dr. Dieterich. “Hepatitis C is spread by blood-to-blood contact.” Learn more