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Living well with HIV and AIDS

Author: Allen L Gifford
Publisher: Boulder, CO : Bull Pub. ; Berkeley, CA : Distributed to the trade by Publishers Group West, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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New drugs and drug combinations have turned HIV/AIDS into a long-term illness rather than a death sentence. Practical advice on mental adjustments and physical vigilance is outlined here.
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Genre/Form: Popular works
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Allen L Gifford
ISBN: 0923521860 9780923521868 0923521526 9780923521523
OCLC Number: 43615324
Description: xv, 327 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Part one. HIV/AIDS self-management. --
Overview of HIV/AIDS self-management --
Becoming an HIV/AIDS self-manager --
Health problems of people with HIV/AIDS --
Part two. Managing your medical treatment. --
Working with your doctor --
Making treatment decisions --
Managing medications for HIV/AIDS --
Side effects of medications --
Part three. Managing symptoms and long-term health. --
Evaluating common symptons of HIV/AIDS --
Understanding the symptom cycle --
Using your mind to manage symptoms --
Part four. Managing exercise and diet. --
Exercising for fun and fitness --
Health eating --
Food safety and preparation tips --
Part five. Managing personal and practical issues. --
Communicating --
Making your wishes known : advance directives --
Planning for now and the future --
Finding resources.
Other Titles: Living well with HIV & AIDS
Responsibility: Allen L. Gifford [and others].
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New drugs and drug combinations have turned HIV/AIDS into a long-term illness rather than a death sentence. Practical advice on mental adjustments and physical vigilance is outlined here.

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