The latest update to official guidelines issued by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on the treatment and care of people living with HIV occurred within the perinatal HIV prevention guidelines on Dec. 20.
Tonia Poteat, Ph.D., PA-C, M.P.H., and Marlon M. Bailey, Ph.D., dive into the important takeaways of a major new report on sexual and gender diverse populations in the U.S.
W. David Hardy, M.D., discusses the takeaway messages for HIV care providers after a recent research paper found that a third of all people living with HIV reported never discussing U=U with their provider.
Oct. 1, 2020: HIV surveillance trends among U.S. MSM; health insurance and viral suppression; PrEP prescribing among motivated clinicians; PrEP sharing between MSM.
July 16, 2020: Starting HIV treatment during hospitalization for people who use drugs; type of substance use affects viral suppression odds; benefits of a cross-disciplinary medical support team; does STI recency dictate PrEP necessity for women?
June 25, 2020: 25 years of HOPS; successes of San Francisco’s test-and-treat program; missed opportunities to test people who inject drugs; how patient-provider trust can curb prescribing cascades.
Recent studies examine the role anal sex is playing in HIV rates and anal cancer among women.
Telemedicine is helping keep transgender patients connected to care, but gaps still exist.
Having to diagnose people with HIV again and again can take a mental toll on health care workers, as can hearing people’s traumas. But few health care workers process the vicarious trauma they experience.
April 2, 2020: Physical activity vs. heart med adherence; reducing the burden of HIV emergency care; increasing smoking cessation intervention success; virologic failure following asymptomatic HIV treatment initiation.