Living with HIV

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200. Important Resources in the USA
A listing of AIDS organizations in New Mexico and the US with a link to a national database.
[Revised June 7, 2016]

201. How Do I Start?
When you first learn that you are HIV-positive, you need to learn more about HIV, monitor your immune system, and decide how you want to deal with HIV.
[Reviewed April 16, 2014]

202. Choosing an HIV Care Provider
It is important to find an HIV care provider who works with HIV/AIDS patients and stays up to date. Your relationship with your care provider will be better if you are comfortable with each other and your manner of dealing with health issues.
[Reviewed September 3, 2016]

203. Medical Appointments
Tips on how to get the most from your health care office visits.
[Reviewed April 16, 2014]

204. Telling Others You are HIV Positive
It can be difficult to know who to tell that you are HIV-positive, and when to tell them. There are some general guidelines, and some special situations.
[Reviewed July 23, 2014]

205. Participating in a Clinical Trial
What is an AIDS Clinical Trial?
[Reviewed August 28, 2014]

206. How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud
There is no cure for HIV. Some treatments have not been tested and might be harmful. If it sounds too good to be true, it might be a fraud. Check out any product or treatment carefully; look for warning signs of fraud.
[Reviewed August 28, 2014]

207. Vaccinations and HIV
A listing of common vaccinations taken by people with HIV
[Revised May 23, 2014]

208. Selling Your Life Insurance
How you can get benefits from your life insurance policy while you are still alive.
[Reviewed February 24, 2014]

209. HIV Wellness Checklist
A listing of key tests that every person with HIV should get regularly
[Revised February 19, 2014]

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