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Fast and Easy HIV Testing by TeamAIDS .. Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS ANNOUNCER: Although HIV and AIDS has received a lot of attention over the last two decades, many people have never been tested for HIV antibodies. And simply knowing whether o ... Read on »
Dealing with Wasting in HIV Disease by TeamAIDS .. Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS ANNOUNCER: People with HIV and AIDS can experience a wide variety of changes in their bodies. Sometimes it's an unusual redistribution of fat in conditions known as lipodystro ... Read on »
The Grim Reaper: Club Drugs And HIV by TeamAIDS .. Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS ANNOUNCER: Thanks to advances in HIV treatments people in the US who have good access to healthcare are living longer healthier lives. But experts are now seeing a worrisome t ... Read on »
Side Effects from HIV Treatment by TeamAIDS .. Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS ANNOUNCER: HIV medications have a wide range of side effects. Ones that affect the central nervous system can be especially disturbing. WINSTON BATCHELOR: I've had weird ... Read on »
Treatment of HIV: A Guide For Patients and Doctors by TeamAIDS .. Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS ANNOUNCER: As the management of HIV evolves, several expert groups have developed treatment guidelines to help doctors and patients stay up to date. One set has been developed ... Read on »
Update on Lipodystrophy in HIV by TeamAIDS .. Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS KEN LICHTENSTEIN, MD: The individual, when they first come into the clinic, the most obvious thing would be that they would have loss of fat on their face, namely over the che ... Read on »
Liver Problems with HIV Medications by TeamAIDS .. Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS ANNOUNCER: When people with HIV start treatment, their doctors monitor them carefully, checking for signs of liver problems. BRIAN BOYLE, MD: A number of different antiretr ... Read on »
Once-Daily Medicines for HIV Disease by TeamAIDS .. Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS DAVID L. BUTCHER, MD: When I talk to new patients about HIV treatment, and I tell them that they can take a few pills once a day, they're ecstatic. ANNOUNCER: That's becaus ... Read on »
HIV Therapy: What is HAART? by TeamAIDS .. Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS ANNOUNCER: Doctors use drugs against HIV in carefully-planned combinations, known as HAART, or Highly Active Anti-Retroviral Therapy. KATHLEEN SQUIRES, MD: We now have over ... Read on »
Making The Decision To Start HIV Therapy by TeamAIDS .. Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS ANNOUNCER: One of the biggest questions facing people with HIV is when to begin therapy to fight the disease-what's known as HAART, or highly active anti-retroviral therapy. ... Read on »
Lipodystrophy in HIV Disease by TeamAIDS .. Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS ANNOUNCER: Lipodystrophy is a condition that many people with HIV experience in which there are unusual changes in the distribution of body fat. GARY R. COHAN, MD: Many of ... Read on »
Treatment of HIV-Related Diarrhea by TeamAIDS .. Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS ANNOUNCER: For HIV patients in the United States, treatments have advanced so much in recent years that diarrhea is seldom the life-threatening danger it used to be. When diar ... Read on »
Why Adherence Matters for Antiretrovirals by TeamAIDS .. Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS MARIA GINGRICH: Welcome to our webcast. I'm Maria Gingrich. Many HIV drug therapies have carefully timed dosing schedules and multiple medications, making treatment a challeng ... Read on »
Sticking to It: An HIV Patient Discusses Adherence by TeamAIDS .. Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS BRIAN PEIPER, RPh: Not only do I manage the pharmacy here, but I'm also a client here, since I am also HIV-positive. Ninety nine percent of my clientele is HIV-positive, and ... Read on »
HIV Treatment Side Effects by TeamAIDS .. 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS ANQUOINETTE CROSBY: Welcome to our webcast. I'm Anquoinette Crosby. Nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors, or NRTIs, were the first class of drugs used for the treatmen ... Read on »