Living With HIV


Learning About and Living With HIV/AIDS

Since the world first became acquainted with AIDS more than 20 years ago, the research and literature available about the subject has grown in leaps and bounds. Just try typing “AIDS” into any search engine and you’ll be bombarded with thousands upon thousands of hits. By asking more specific questions about the subject, you can start using the Web to learn how to successfully live with the disease, talk to someone about HIV/AIDS, or get involved in activism organizations.

HIV/AIDS: Causes, Prevention, and Treatment

If you or a friend or family member has recently been diagnosed with HIV/AIDS, you probably have ... read more »

Living With HIV

Now that you know you are HIV positive, your medical care will become one of the most important aspects of your life. You’ll need to choose the right doctor to fit your needs, and begin to familiarize yourself with the medications that will help keep you healthy. All of this might seem intimidating, but there are Web sites that will give you suggestions to start managing your health.

Dulcinea's Insight

  • If you were recently diagnosed with HIV and have general questions about what HIV is or about risks you might face, review the Web sites recommended in the “HIV and AIDS: Causes, Prevention and Treatment” section of this guide.
  • Many of the sites recommended in the previous section have “Just Diagnosed” or “Recently Diagnosed” areas that can get you started in answering, “Where do I go from here?” The sites suggested below will help you answer some of the other, more specific questions you may have.
  • The findingDulcinea Health Web Guide recommends sites that will help you find a doctor and learn what kinds of questions to ask to get the most out of your visits.

Dulcinea's Picks

For advice about choosing a healthcare provider and starting HIV management …
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