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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.

 

 

Intensive Course in HIV & Aging

The Intensive Course in HIV & Aging provides a select group of participants with a unique opportunity for hands-on learning that will improve their ability to care for older adults with HIV, enhance their expertise as HIV providers, and foster lifelong learning through a community of like-minded clinicians.

Click here for more information about this course.

HIV & Aging: Editorials

The American Academy of HIV Medicine is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Jeffrey Kwong as Co-Medical Director of the joint HIV and Aging initiative supported by the Academy, the American Geriatrics Society, and AIDS Community Research Initiative of America.

HIV & Aging: Journal Articles

A relationship exists between impaired physical function and increased inflammation. This study addresses the question - is there is a relationship between gut microbiome and physical function level in those with and without HIV.

Although PrEP has been shown to be effective with short term use, a study covering 3 years has found continuing success in reducing new HIV infections.

Telomere length decreases with age. Also, there is shortening of telomere length associated with HIV infection.  This study addresses the question as to whether immediate treatment for new HIV diagnosis can reduce telomere shortening.

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.