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Samuel J. Bunting

Getting PrEP to People by Training Entire Health Teams

Primary care providers need more education when it comes to PrEP, not only for them, but also for patients, who often think they need to see a specialist just to take this preventative medicine.

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Having Fallen Out of Care, Most Gay and Bisexual Men With Detectable HIV Viral Loads Were Successfully Reconnected, Study Finds

The study enrolled more than a thousand people in four U.S. cities: Atlanta, Baltimore, Birmingham, and Boston.

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Viral Reservoir Can Explain Persistent Low Level Viremia With Good Adherence on ART

A CROI 2019 study suggests the dynamics of HIV proliferation in the viral reservoir might explain why viral load sometimes fails to become undetectable, especially when adherence is good.

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Blood, Hair, or Urine? Weighing PrEP Adherence Options Beyond Self-Report

There are a number of measures determine adherence to PrEP, each with benefits and drawbacks. Currently, no one guideline or definitive standard is being used.

Gerald Friedland, M.D. addresses attendees at Adherence 2018

HIV 'Providers' Aren't Just Doctors: An Interview With Gerald Friedland, M.D.

At the recent Adherence 2018 Conference, Friedland emphasized the importance of engaging providers, as well as expanding the definition of HIV providers beyond the clinical setting to include social workers, HIV test counselors, and lawyers.

Paul Weidle, Pharm.D., M.P.H.

Data Collection Is Revolutionizing HIV Surveillance and Care, but at the Cost of Privacy?

Providers and researchers at the Adherence 2018 Conference discussed the role of data and surveillance through several approaches and how they are being used to understand local and global epidemics, marshal resources, and mobilize stakeholders for i...

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How Can We Keep People With HIV in Care? New Research Offers Insights

Two studies presented at IDWeek 2017 looked at patient and provider issues that impact retention in care and offered new insights that might help end disparities in the HIV care continuum.

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In Their Words: Burdens of HIV Nursing Include Lack of Respect and Resources

At the 2017 Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (ANAC) conference, nurses gathered in Dallas to talk about juggling the medical complexities of HIV infection, managing their patients’ additional comorbid conditions, and providing emotional support.

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Frame PrEP as Part of a 'Healthy Sex Life' for Better Adherence

Brief, empowering messaging around pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) can lead to better medication adherence, new research has found.

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What Will It Take to Provide HIV Treatment for All?

Despite overwhelming support for starting treatment immediately for everyone living with HIV, there are still many obstacles to treatment access. We asked some HIV experts and community members what it would take to provide HIV treatment for everybody …