Central Connecticut Hepatitis Community

September 2005

Confidential public hepatitis C CT support group for diagnosed, family, friends, interested individuals and those with other liver maladies. Regular meetings are the second Wednesday from 7-9pm at UConn Health Center, Research Building, Room EG103.
Annual Support Group summer picnic was held the afternoon of August 28 at Harbor Park, North of the restaurant. Original members met new friends on the banks of the Connecticut river. It was a pleasure having CT ALF Chapter Recruitment Manager Jeremy Miville motivate attendees about the upcoming walk. Many thanks to the CT chapter of the ALF for its sponsorship of the event.
Dec. 14th at 7pm Dr. George Y. Wu will give an update on new classes of drugs in the pipeline and Dr. Raina will discuss trials at UCONN. HOLIDAY PARTY to follow.
Prospects for other upcoming meetings:
Nurse Practicioners; Massage Therapist; Naturopathic Doctor; Pharmacutical Representatives.
Join the CT Support Groups 9:00am on September 25 for the Football Walk for Liver Wellness at Rentscheler Field in East Hartford. Consider joining walkers, provide relief at the support group table or sponsoring a walker; click on link at left, send email or call CT ALF for forms.


This Month's Links:

CT-ALF May 2005 Special Delivery Newsletter

CHCgroup Football Walk for Liver Wellness
Partnership for Prescription Assistance
Group Calendar

CT PSC Support Group page

FDA Consumer March-April 1999 "Hepatitis C: New Treatment Helps Some, But Cure Remains Elusive"

Roche Sept. 21 HCV Meeting - Fairfield

Roche Oct. 19 HCV Meeting - Southington

Co-Facilitator Contacts
Name: Marty (860-628-9750) or Adrian
Email: chcgroup@sbcglobal.net