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I've been living with HIV for (going on) 22 years now. I almost can't believe it, seems like a lifetime ago. I was just 27 when I was lying in a hospital bed dying; my children were just babies. When...
Submitted on : Sep 14, 2021
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I will be 64 next month and living with HIV for 36 years. I had a lot of illness at the beginning of my diagnosis in 1990 when I was only 39 years old. I thought I'd die soon and never see my son...
Submitted on : Sep 14, 2021
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The Well Project is thrilled to announce the launch of our newest program, A Girl Like Me LIVE! , an interactive, livestreaming series created to advance health and wellness education among women living with and vulnerable to HIV.
Submitted on : Sep 9, 2021
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I've kinda been in weird place mentally and emotionally. I'm sure a lot of it has to do with my physical health, but that's a story for another day. You'd think by now some of the negative responses...
Submitted on : Sep 2, 2021
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Learn about many options for getting HIV drugs in the US – private insurers, ACA marketplaces, ADAP, Medicaid, Medicare, and more.
Submitted on : Aug 16, 2021
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I'm going to go out on a limb and assume something. Don't get mad if I'm overstepping or overstating. I know it doesn't apply to everyone, but it's common enough. It's just a little something that I...
Submitted on : Aug 6, 2021
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Look here for information on specific HIV drugs, organized by drug class. Learn about drug names, side effects, use in pregnancy, and more.
Submitted on : Jul 30, 2021
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I recently decided to get the Covid vaccine. When it first started being administered I decided I was going to wait to see what happened to everyone else who got it. I didn't trust it. I felt it was...
Submitted on : Jul 12, 2021
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Most of us long term survivors living with HIV virus are not doctors or nurses, but have impacted and helped improve the wellbeing of newly diagnosed persons. Fifteen years ago, a neighbour came to...
Submitted on : Jul 8, 2021
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Hi all, as an aging member of our community I have seen and dealt with a lot of issues. Yesterday during a group conference call regarding health and aging with HIV, I learned that a drug I took for...
Submitted on : Jun 21, 2021

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Get basic information about a variety of approaches to treating the metabolic changes that may result from living with HIV or taking HIV drugs.

Lipodystrophy means abnormal fat changes. This article addresses treatments for fat loss, or lipoatrophy.

Get basic information about lipodystrophy: body shape changes, metabolic complications, and causes and treatment of fat loss and fat gain.