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Will offer training and technical assistance to help Ryan White-funded HIV organizations navigate changing health care landscape Boston, MA (PRWEB) September
Among adults in the African country of Malawi offered HIV self-testing, optional home initiation of care compared with standard HIV care resulted in a significant increase in the proportion of adults initiating antiretroviral therapy.
HealthHIV's Third Annual State of HIV Primary Care National Survey Identifies Significant Training Needs and Barriers to Quality Care WASHINGTON, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Primary
The HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA) of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) has updated its HIV care guidelines to reflect the fact that people with HIV are now living normal life spans, and their physicians need to focus on preventive care, including screening for high cholesterol, diabetes and osteoporosis.
In a study of patients at two HIV clinics in the Houston area, researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and the Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center found that those who were satisfied with the care they received had higher adherence to care and higher retention rates.
Among HIV patients receiving well-organized care with free access to antiretroviral therapy, those who smoke lose more years of life to smoking than to HIV.
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