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 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.
Guide to PrEP in the UK. How to buy PrEP online. Options for dosing. Testing and monitoring. June 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.
What is hepatitis C? New drugs and treatment. Testing, diagnosis and monitoring. FibroScan and biopsy. Living with hepatitis C coinfection. November 2013.
Questions and answers
- My CD4 is 769, can I stop meds? 16 January 2017
- My CD4 has risen from 166 to 250, is this good? 11 January 2017
- UK switch to dolutegravir: do I still need 3TC/FTC or even 3 drugs? 4 January 2017
- I’m not on treatment, how do I tell my boyfriend? 3 January 2017
- I missed my meds for 8 days, will I be ok? 3 January 2017
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