Easy to read, up-to-date guides to HIV treatment, and sexual transmission and testing of HIV.
New: UK guide to PrEP (2016)
Introduction to ART
HIV and your quality of life
HIV testing and risks of sexual transmission
Changing treatment and drug resistance (2015)
HIV, pregnancy and women’s health
What is hepatitis C? New drugs (DAAs) and access. Testing, diagnosis and monitoring. FibroScan. April 2017.
Guide to PrEP in the UK. How to buy PrEP online. Options for dosing. Testing and monitoring. November 2016.
What is ART (antiretroviral treatment)? How does it work? CD4 and viral load tests. When to start. Which drug. Side effects, adherence and resistance. September 2016.
Each med described with links to patient and prescribing info.
Side effects and living well with HIV. Talking with your doctor. Ageing well. Diet and exercise. Tips to help. August 2016.
Sexual health for you and your partner. Understanding transmission risks. How and when to test. What the results mean. July 2016.
How HIV clinical trials work and why research is important. How to understand results. The role of the advocate in research. December 2015.
Planning your pregnancy. HIV treatment when pregnant. Important monitoring tests. Stopping your baby getting HIV. After baby is born. December 2015.
Side effects diary and other charts from our Treatment Passport. Record your CD4 count, viral load, treatment history and other information. September 2015
Second-line therapy and drug resistance. Why treatment stops working and when to change. February 2015.
Questions and answers
- Can I work as a police officer even if I have HIV in South Africa? 19 May 2017
- My wife’s positive, I’m negative, how can I protect myself? 16 May 2017
- Can I smoke and drink alcohol? 9 May 2017
- When should I start treatment? 8 May 2017
- Not on treatment, can I have kids? 8 May 2017
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