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HIV & Aging

HIV & Aging Clinical Recommendations

Recommended Treatment Strategies for Clinicians Managing Older Patients with HIV

If there is one constant in the field of HIV medicine, it is that of constant change. The science of HIV is an ever changing landscape of new research findings, new medications with new targets and also new side effects. In addition to new populations affected by the epidemic, as the elderly, there is the ever demanding goal of seeking an actual cure for HIV disease.

HIV & Aging: Journal Articles

In a study from Madrid 77,590 HIV-positive persons on antiretroviral therapy (ART) were followed for outcomes over 75 days. Of this group, 236 developed documented COVID-19, and 151 were hospitalized.

In a cohort study in New York City 30 hospitalized people living with HIV (PLWH) were compared to 90 similar patients without HIV for effects of COVID-19.

A study from Germany describes the experience of  33 people living with HIV and COVID-19. Just over 90% of the patients recovered with 76% classified as mild. However, 9% died. This frequency of death was higher than the German average of 4%.

HIV & Aging: Editorials

The Academy is pleased to announce the one year extension of accredited CME content related to managing the health and wellness of older persons with HIV.

Purpose of this Program: The AAHIVM, ACRIA and AGS (collectively, the “Sponsors,” “we” or “us”) are sponsors of this Website and through it seek to address the unique needs and challenges that older adults of diverse populations living with HIV face as they age. However, the information in this Website is not meant to supplant the advice provided in a doctor-patient relationship.

General Disclaimer: HIV-Age.org is designed for educational purposes only and is not engaged in rendering medical advice or professional services. The information provided through HIV-Age.org should not be used for diagnosing or treating a health problem or a disease. It is not a substitute for professional care. If you have or suspect you may have a health problem, consult your health care provider.

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The American Academy of HIV Medicine is a professional organization that supports the HIV practitioner and promotes accessible, quality care for all Americans living with HIV disease. Our membership of HIV practitioners and credentialed HIV Specialists™, HIV Experts™, and HIV Pharmacists™ provide direct care to the majority of HIV patients in the US.