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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.

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Take Care of Yourself

Once you receive an HIV diagnosis, there are important first steps you should take. This fact sheet explains how to find care and work with your health care team.

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HIV Treatment, the Viral Reservoir, and HIV DNA

Understand how HIV lies dormant inside a small number of cells in the body, resulting in viral reservoirs.

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Health Coverage

Pennies From Above: HIV Treatment Can Be Costly, but There's Help

Increasingly individuals have to pay co-insurance (a percentage of the cost of the medication) for HIV medications. The good news is that help is out there.

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Interviews

Is Your HIV Care Provider the Right Fit for You?

We asked some of the most experienced, well-respected HIV physicians in the U.S.: How can a person determine whether or not their HIV care provider is a good fit for them? What’s a great question that they can ask a potential health care provider?

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HIV Treatment: The Basics

Key PointsAntiretroviral therapy (ART) is the use of HIV medicines to treat HIV infection. People on ART take a combination of HIV medicines (called an HIV regimen) every day.ART is recommended for everyone who has HIV. People with HIV should start A...

Q&A: Ask the Experts

Trivenz while pregnant

Hi I just want to know if is it safe to take trivenz while I'm pregnant. I founded out that I'm HIV + and my doctor prescribe me take HIV treatment, I went to the chemist with the prescription and they gave me Trivenz. When I'm reading the paper insi...

Q&A: Ask the Experts

Cd4 155

I just got my cd4 result n is 154 I will be taking antibiotics by today and worst I'm diabetic with high blood and high cholesterol. Am I going to die very soon. How am I going to go through with it.