An Observational Study on The Impact of Insulin Resistance on Sustained Virological Response in Patients With Hepatitis C Treated With Pegasys (Peginterferon Alfa-2a) and Copegus (Ribavirin)
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This prospective observational study will assess the insulin resistance and its impact on sustained virological response in patients with hepatitis C treated with Pegasys and Copegus. Data will be collected from each patient during the up to 72 weeks of treatment and for 24 weeks of treatment-free follow-up.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Patients with inadequate response or intolerant to DMARDs and anti-TNF
Adult patients, >/= 18 years of age
Chronic hepatitis C (detectable HCV RNA)
Initiation of treatment with Pegasys and Copegus
Participation in a clinical trial during the study