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HIV Treatment and Medical Care

Starting HIV Treatment and Medical Care

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Which HIV Treatment Regimen Should You Start With?

You may be worried about starting treatment, whether you're feeling overwhelmed with this life-changing event or you're confused about which regimen to choose. We've got the info you need.

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News Analysis

Updates on HIV Treatment Advances and Other Notes From IAS 2019

NIAID's Carl Dieffenbach, Ph.D., joins Anne Rancourt to discuss some key takeaways from the 10th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Science.

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Interviews

Longtime HIV Survivor Reminisces About the Atlanta Buyers Club

Christopher Harris recently shared his compelling story with StoryCorps. He gave us a taste of the uncut version.

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News Analysis

Dovato Is a Newly Approved Two-Drug HIV Regimen. Do Fewer Drugs Mean a Lower-Cost HIV Treatment?

Advocates say the price is a step in the right direction. But does it go far enough?

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Locate an HIV Care Provider

U.S. guidelines recommend that people with HIV start medical care and begin HIV treatment as soon as possible. Here are a few ways to find HIV care providers and services.

Q&A: Ask the Experts

Will Starting HIV Treatment With a Low CD4 Count Hurt My Lifespan?

I read recently that, even though longevity is increasing for HIV+ people, people who begin treatment with a low CD4 count will probably live a shorter period of time. Do you feel this is true?

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HIV Treatment Fact Sheet

HIV treatment involves taking medicines that slow the progression of the virus in your body. Learn more about treatment.

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Considerations Before Starting HIV Treatment

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Preparing for HIV Treatment

Are you living with HIV (HIV+)? If so, treatment with HIV dr...

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Understanding HIV Care

Finding a health care team that is knowledgeable about HIV care is an important step in managing your care and treatment. Learn more about health care provider involvement.

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How to Read a Package Insert

Starting a new medicine? If so, don't forget to read the label insert -- it may be long and filled with medical jargon, but it includes some very important information about how to take the drug and what dangers to avoid. This fact sheet from The Wel...

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Understanding the HIV Care Continuum

This fact sheet explains the various approaches and data used to develop the HIV care continuum, how it is used to improve outcomes for people living with HIV in the United States and how it helps guide the nation's response to HIV.