Infection with HIV can accelerate aging within the first two to three years of infection, study says
Living with HIV may have an immediate effect on how your body ages, according to new research which showed that cellular aging was sped up in male patients within two to three years of infection. Read the article from CTV News: https://www.ctvnews.ca/health/infection-with-hiv-can-accelerate-aging-within-the-first-two-to-three-years-of-infection-study-says-1.5971466
This webinar focuses on medication therapy management protocols and their impact on prescription drug coverage policies. It also will look at PrEP access through a health equity lens and will include a review of the drug utilization review process, insurance models, and health impact analysis—considering the impact of each on patients and care.
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CDC factsheet on HIV among older Americans.
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HRSA resource explaining how Part B of the RW program (ADAP funds) works.