6 Things I Wish My Patients Knew About Staying Healthy With HIV
The progress made over the last few decades in treating and understanding human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is one of the greatest and also most complex medical success stories of our time. While there is not yet a cure for HIV, many patients can expect to live a near-normal lifespan, have children without transmitting the virus, and have healthy sex lives. But because misconceptions about the disease are still common and the medical community is still studying HIV drugs’ long term effects, effective patient education about living with the virus is critical. Here’s what patients should know.
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