Adherence and HIV Resistance Risk With Stribild
September 16, 2014
Is HIV resistance something you have to worry about? With antiretrovirals being stronger than ever and keeping people living with HIV (PLWHA) living longer than ever, resistance is a topic that worries a lot of people. We know meds are effective -- and we want to make sure that they will stay effective as long as possible. On his personal Tumblr ("Ask Dr. Joel"), Joel Gallant, M.D., M.P.H., an HIV doctor at Southwest CARE Center in Santa Fe, New Mexico, answers questions, often in a dry, sarcastic manner, from people -- anonymous or otherwise -- regarding a host of topics, and adherence and resistance are common topics. Here's how he handled one question about resistance and Stribild.
On July 23, 2014, one anonymous user asked:
Joel Gallant, M.D., M.P.H., is the associate medical director of specialty services at Southwest CARE Center in New Mexico. You can ask him a question directly on his Tumblr page, Ask Dr. Joel.
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