The latest research & treatment news about Hepatitis C infection, diagnosis, symptoms and treatment.

About Nicole Cutler, L.Ac., MTCM, Dipl. Ac. (NCCAOM)®

Nicole Cutler, L.Ac., MTCM, Dipl. Ac. (NCCAOM)®

Nicole Cutler, L.Ac., MTCM is a long time advocate of integrating perspectives on health. With a Bachelor’s degree in Neuroscience from the University of Rochester and a Master’s degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine from Five Branches Institute, Nicole has been a licensed acupuncturist since 2000. She has gathered acupuncture licenses in the states of California and New York, is a certified specialist with the National Acupuncture Detoxification Association, has earned diplomat status with the National Commission of Chinese and Oriental Medicine in Acupuncture and Chinese Herbology and is a member of the Society for Integrative Oncology.

In addition to her acupuncture practice that focuses on stress and pain relief, digestion, immunity and oncology, Nicole contributes to the integration of healthcare by writing articles for professional massage therapists and people living with liver disease.

Find more about me on:

Here are my most recent posts

Can Carbs Harm the Liver?

October 31, 2007

Researchers have proven carbohydrates with a high glycemic index cause fat to accumulate in the liver. By stabilizing blood sugar levels, suggestions are given to reduce the risk high glycemic foods pose, thus minimizing the growing threat of fatty liver disease.

Continue reading »

Hepatitis C Complication: Breast Cancer

October 12, 2007

New research shows that people undergoing treatment for breast cancer have a greater mountain to climb when also infected with Hepatitis C. Breast cancer affects both men and women. Note: October is designated as both Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Liver Awareness Month.

Continue reading »

HCV Genotype 3 and Fatty Liver

September 17, 2007 5 Comments

Infection with Hepatitis C genotype 3 carries a greater chance of a fatty liver than other genotypes. Although this relationship is likely due to the strain's molecular structure, successful treatment can erase this extra burden.

Continue reading »

Breaking the Hepatitis C Social Stigma

August 27, 2007

More people are currently living with Hepatitis C than any other chronic blood-borne infectious disease. Many patients still suffer with the associated stigma in many social circles. Discover two ways to reduce this unfortunate perception of a Hepatitis C diagnosis. Your efforts can help make the changes required.

Continue reading »

New Technology and Methods to Fight Hepatitis C

August 6, 2007

Recent technology has allowed researchers to safely and effectively kill blood-borne diseases. In July 2007, researchers announced favorable results in Ultraviolet Blood Irradiation (UBI) outside the body. Discover what scientists have to say about using this new method to fight Hepatitis C and AIDS.

Continue reading »