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Hep C Disability

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hiv/hep c-are they a disability?

hi i was wondering if you have hiv and hep c are theese illnesses consider you to be disabled?
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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...HIV and/or hepatitis C infections, per se are not sufficient reason to be considered disabled. Many persons who have either infection are functionally Read more »

is chronic hep.c considered a disability?

i have surfed the net to find the answer to this question, everything i have found nearly suggests... Read more »

is hep.c considered disability such as aids?

it seems that most of what i read puts hep.c in the same category as aids except in the disability... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Colorado: Hepatitis C Falls Under U.S. Disability Law

...of a Colorado surgical technician charged with stealing drugs in a scheme that potentially exposed thousands of patients to hepatitis C, some observers are asking why anyone with the virus was allowed to work in a hospital operating room. The... Read more »
The Body

This Month in HIV: Update on Hepatitis C/HIV Coinfection

...headaches, muscle and body aches, and nausea. Have a water bottle with you at all times. If you have issues with depression prior to hep C treatment, don't wait till you start treatment to start the antidepressants. They can take up to three... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.N. Agencies' Efforts to Combat HIV/AIDS Among Disabled People Examined

... IRIN PlusNews reports on different efforts aimed at addressing HIV/AIDS among people living with disabilities. "More than 600 million people -- 10 percent of the global population -- live with disabilities, and 80 percent of them live Read more »
UNAIDS

Country Perspectives on AIDS and Disabilities

...UNAIDS/Anne Rauchenberger. While there is a growing recognition of the interrelationships between disability and HIV, people with disabilities still lack access to HIV prevention information, treatment, care and support services. In order to... Read more »
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Etiquette Rules when Meeting a Disabled Person

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...might need. If a barrier cannot be avoided, let the person know ahead of time. Be respectful of the rights of people with disabilities to use accessible parking spaces. When speaking or writing about disability... Refer to a person's... Read more »

disability

Posted by franfrog, 2 Replies
...Does anyone know what the max you can make if you collect SS disability? Is there a length of time that you can work. Read more »

disability

Posted by franfrog, 3 Replies
...Ok does anyone know if you are on permanant disability if you are able to work at all? Read more »

Disability Retirements

Posted by ScotCharles, 3 Replies
...Good news, I believe my disability retirements are all done. I say "retirements" because I had to get approval from Social Security (August 3), my employer (October Read more »