HIVMA

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HIVMAHIV Medicine Association (since 2000; Alexandria, Virginia)
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"National organizations like HIVMA can provide advocacy and direction, but the state laws have to be challenged and changed by individuals in those states."
IDWeek 2013TM is an annual meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA), the HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA) and the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS).
HIVMA supports changing federal law on HIVinfected organ donation under the Federal National Organ Transplant Act of 1984 (42 U.S.C.
Paul volberdng, vice-chair of the competing HIVMA, based in Alexandria, Va., called California's definition "a first step" that doesn't come close to ensuring expertise in HIV care.
The HIVMA is in advanced discussions with the American Board of Internal Medicine in an effort to move toward a CAQ, "a daunting amount of work" that will take years to accomplish and require coordination with other specialties, said Dr.
IDWeek is a joint meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA), the HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA), and the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS) offering collaboration with internationally recognized leaders and the most highly respected health professionals in infectious diseases.
HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA) experts recommend screening everyone with HIV every 6 to 12 months by measuring fasting blood glucose and/ or HbA1c.
The HIVMA panel did not reach a firm consensus on that question.
Tables 6 and 7 in the 2014 HIVMA guidelines on CKD list dose adjustments for antiretrovirals and other agents (click on link at reference 43).
HIVMA recommends the same screening and monitoring advice summarized in points 1 and 2 above for children and adolescents but adds that GFR should be estimated with an equation developed for children.
For adults, the HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA) and collaborating groups, (1,2) the European AIDS Clinical Society (EACS), (3) and the US Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) (4) all recommend routine assessment of cardiovascular risk factors with a standard heart risk calculator when people enter care, start antiretroviral therapy (ART), switch antiretroviral regimens, and at regular intervals depending on calculated risk (Table 1).
For HIV-positive people, the HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA) calls for routine serologic syphilis screening at the first visit then at least annually in sexually active people and every 3 to 6 months in people with (1) multiple partners, (2) a history of unprotected intercourse, (3) a history of sex while using illicit drug use, (4) a methamphetamine habit, or (5) sex partners who participate in such activities.