June #155 : Under New Management - by Laura Whitehorn

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The King of AIDS Awearness

Maddow About You




The L+ Word

Starting HIV meds

Under New Management

The Word: PK Booster

Smoke Gets In Your Fur

Hot Flashes

RIP:IL-2

Under One Roof

Vital Vitamins

Prison Health Care: Sickening

Home, Sweet [New] Home

It’s All About The Benjamins!




Real Life Survivors

Imperfect Attendance

Shining Light

POZ/NEG

(Un)deniable Evidence

Fill in the Blank




Cruz Control

Editor's Letter-June 2009

Your Feedback-June 2009

GMHC Treatment Issues-June 2009



 
Most Popular Lessons

The HIV Life Cycle

Shingles

Herpes Simplex Virus

Syphilis & Neurosyphilis

Treatments for Opportunistic Infections (OIs)

What is AIDS & HIV?

Hepatitis & HIV


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June 2009


Under New Management

by Laura Whitehorn

You might be sick of hearing that HIV is now “manageable,” but it’s good to know that you can control some other aspects of your health. Of course, some elements will remain unmanageable. Let’s take stock:

You can’t control:

•    Your age
•    Your sex
•    Your HIV status (Once you’re positive)
•    Your family history

You can control (with meds, behavior changes, diet and exercise, or all three):

•    Diabetes
•    High blood pressure
•    Hepatitis C and B
•    Smoking
•    Your CD4 count and HIV viral load
 
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