Easy to read, up-to-date guides to HIV treatment, and sexual transmission and testing of HIV.
Updated: Introduction to ART (2015)
Changing treatment and drug resistance (2015)
Hepatitis C for people living with HIV
HIV, pregnancy and women’s health
HIV testing and risks of sexual transmission
HIV and your quality of life
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 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.
Planning your pregnancy. HIV treatment when pregnant. Important monitoring tests. Stopping your baby getting HIV. After baby is born. December 2015.
Each med described with links to patient and prescribing info.
Sexual health for you and your partner. Understanding transmission risks. How and when to test. What the results mean. February 2013.
Side effects & other complications. Talking with your doctor. HIV & ageing. Diet and exercise. Tips to help. July 2012.
Side effects diary and other charts from our Treatment Passport to record your CD4 count, viral load, treatment history and other information. September 2009
How clinical trials work, why they are important, understanding the results and the role of the advocate in research. March 2009.
Questions and answers
- Will my viral load be undetectable in time to have negative baby? 8 April 2016
- Should i take my Tribuss (Atripla) with or without food? 24 March 2016
- Is it possible to get pregnant if you are taking Trivenz (Atripla)? 23 March 2016
- Can i be with someone who is HIV negative? 18 March 2016
- Is there medication i can take to protect myself from HIV transmission? 17 March 2016
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