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Latest by Terri Wilder, M.S.W.

Using Electronic Medical Records to Help Place Patients in the HCV Care Cascade Img
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Using Electronic Medical Records to Help Place Patients in the HCV Care Cascade

What if an electronic medical record-based algorithm could make it easier and quicker to place individuals living with hepatitis C in the care cascade? That's exactly what one study is looking into, as it aims to help identify and get individuals wit...

HIV-Associated Neurocognitive Disorders and the Gut Microbiome Img
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HIV-Associated Neurocognitive Disorders and the Gut Microbiome

One study set out to evaluate the role that the microbiome plays in HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders. Terri Wilder, M.S.W., spoke with study author Josue Perez-Santiago, Ph.D., at CROI 2017.

The Impact of HIV Health Literacy on Viral Suppression Img
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The Impact of HIV Health Literacy on Viral Suppression

One factor that could help determine whether a person achieves an undetectable viral load is their health literacy, which is the measure of personal engagement and ability to seek medical care.

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Running a PrEP Clinic in a Community Pharmacy Setting

For one pharmacy in Seattle, the pharmacist plays multiple roles, doing everything from the HIV testing, to the patient education, to the prescribing of PrEP.

PrEP Failure Case Underscores Importance of Regular HIV Testing Img
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PrEP Failure Case Underscores Importance of Regular HIV Testing

On behalf of TheBodyPRO.com, Terri Wilder, M.S.W., spoke with Elske Hoornenborg, M.D., who presented a case study of HIV transmission despite good adherence to pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and no drug resistance, at CROI 2017.

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How Do We Overcome the Challenges of Accessing PrEP?

We asked some of the leading minds in HIV to identify barriers people have when trying to obtain pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and how to overcome them.

HIV Transmission Risk Remains During First 6 Months of Treatment Img
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HIV Transmission Risk Remains During First 6 Months of Treatment

A person living with HIV can transmit the virus during the first six months of starting treatment. Researchers suggest extra prevention strategies for mixed-status couples during this period before viral suppression is achieved.

Diagnosing and Treating Acute Hepatitis C: Is It Still Important? Img
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Diagnosing and Treating Acute Hepatitis C: Is It Still Important?

With the advent of short, safe treatment that can cure hepatitis C, is there still a need to identify and treat hepatitis C early?

How Marijuana Use Affects HIV Testing and Care Img
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How Marijuana Use Affects HIV Testing and Care

Smoking marijuana was associated with less HIV testing, but didn't affect a patient's journey toward viral suppression, according to a study presented at CROI 2015.

Why NYC's New HIV/AIDS Chief Took the Job -- And What He Plans to Do With It Img
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Why NYC's New HIV/AIDS Chief Took the Job -- And What He Plans to Do With It

As someone who "moves from theory to action fairly quickly," Daskalakis pledges to align resources with data, toward the goal of controlling HIV/AIDS without regard to a treatment or prevention silo.