Lucinda K. Porter, RN
Most Recent Book Title
Hepatitis C Treatment One Step at a Time
Book Description
Hepatitis C Treatment One Step at a Time: Inspiration and Practical Tips for Successful Treatment (Demos Health), is an essential companion for anyone embarking on HCV antiviral therapy. As an HCV nurse and patient who underwent three courses of HCV therapy, Lucinda K. Porter knows first-hand how physically and emotionally draining treatment can be. In this book, she shares expert advice as well as personal tips and readings to guide patients through every single day of their treatment. From recommendations of how to treat common side effects, to advice on what to tell friends and how to manage a career, Porter provides medical knowledge as well as motivation and encouragement in this hopeful guide to help HCV patients reach their goal of successful treatment.

Hepatitis C Treatment One Step at a Time includes:

• Everything you need to know before starting treatment, including how to prepare

• A concise and easy-to-read format of daily tips and inspirational quotes for up to 48 weeks of treatment

• How to manage the most common side effects including fatigue, dry mouth, rashes, and an inability to focus or concentrate

• What to do when treatment doesn’t work

“Like a Lonely Planet guidebook, this well-written and timely volume will be dog-eared and wrinkled by the end of treatment; likely, too, it will be passed on to the next traveler.” – Publishers Weekly

Additional Book Titles
Free from Hepatitis C - Your Complete Guide to Healing Hepatitis C
Location (city/state/country)
Grass Valley, CA USA
Author bio
Lucinda K. Porter, RN, is an advocate, nurse, health educator, and patient devoted to increasing awareness about hepatitis C. She is the author of Free from Hepatitis C: Your Complete Guide to Healing Hepatitis C, and Hepatitis C Treatment One Step at a Time: Inspiration and Practical Tips for Successful Treatment. Lucinda is a member of the Hepatitis C Support Project advisory board and writes for various publications, including the HCV Advocate. She was a clinical research nurse at Stanford University Medical Center’s Hepatology division.

Lucinda has spoken at TEDxWomen as well as numerous conferences, workshops, webinars, radio shows and podcasts. She was named the top Social HealthMaker in hepatitis C by Sharecare. Lucinda’s books, blogs and articles offer practical tips, humor and encouragement, guiding patients to live well and free from the burden of hepatitis C. She is working on a book of daily inspirational readings for those with hepatitis C. Lucinda lives in Grass Valley, California with her husband, Ed Porter. She wants all Baby Boomers and everyone with risk factors to be tested for hepatitis C.
Professional Speaker Topics
Hepatitis C, Health
Favorite Quote or Personal Motto

How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world. ~ Anne Frank

  • Lucinda K. Porter, RN