"We're very much putting the patient in the driver's seat," said Heather Alt, deputy director of nursing with Whitman-Walker. "If folks didn't feel ready, we would not push them to start."
What medical providers should know about the mental health of their patients.
Authors of a literature review note the high prevalence of liver disease among people with HIV and recommend a step-by-step approach to management.
May 16, 2019: The dwindling value of baseline genotype testing; severe insomnia and cardiovascular disease; cardiovascular risk stratified by sex among people over 50; the persistence of racial disparities among women diagnosed with HIV.
May 9, 2019: HIV care retention and viral suppression among transgender women; heating opioid use equipment to curb HIV transmission; managing HIV outbreaks among people who are homeless; improving viral suppression among people who use substances.
Sixteen years after the success of Project START for HIV risk reduction, we still don't know what works best for helping people with HIV stay in care after prison.
Despite rising HIV rates and structural barriers to accessing care, American Indians and Alaska Natives do not have worse clinical outcomes when they're in care.
A Canadian study of this cost-saving approach found high acceptance of de-simplification among people already on a single-tablet regimen, and even higher rates among people who were just initiating single-tablet treatment.
Integrase inhibitors are associated with greater increases in body weight than other antiretrovirals, especially among women and black people. But it's unclear whether these changes are clinically significant.