The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that there are currently about 1.2 million people in the United States living with HIV. There are close to 50,000 more people who contract the virus each year. And one in eight people who have the human immunodeficiency virus don’t even know it. Which means these people are not getting the medical care they need in order to stay healthy and informed and avoid passing the virus on to others. That’s why it’s so important, why it’s still very importa
Living Long Term with HIV
Dr. Gallant is quoted in in the latest POZ issue. Read the article: Living Long Term with HIV - Thanks to today’s antiretroviral treatment, people with HIV can live longer than ever. But the ultimate goal is to thrive, not just survive. Here, we offer inspiring tips and solutions to help you live your life to the fullest.
Read the Article: Antiretroviral Drugs for Treatment and Prevention of HIV Infection in Adults - 2016 Recommendations of the International Antiviral Society–USA Panel
“We’re not at the point yet that I think PrEP is having a big public health impact in most places, but I think we could see that happen in the future with greater uptake,” Joel Gallant, MD, MPH, medical director of specialty services at Southwest Care Center in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and past chair of the HIV Medicine Association, told Infectious Disease News.
The American Diabetes Association recently awarded the Southwest CARE Center its prestigious Education Recognition Certificate for SCC’s diabetes self-management education program.
The American Heart Association recommends knowing your risk and getting regular checkups. If possible, that means developing a solid relationship with your primary-care physician.
Even as AID & Comfort grew, and continues to evolve, it has always stayed true to two things: raising money for those who need it, and creating and celebrating community.
What's the biggest barrier to practicing medicine today? Insurance companies, said Joel Gallant, MD, of the Southwest CARE Center in Santa Fe, NM. That's his answer to just one of the 10 Questions theMedPage Today staff is asking clinicians, researchers, and medical thought leaders to get their personal views on their chosen profession. In this series, we share their uncensored responses.