My Patient Is Stable on ART, But Has Gained 30 Pounds: What Are My Options?

Cardiometabolic Risk in HIV Treatment: Balancing ART Choice and Potential for Weight Gain

My Patient Is Stable on ART, But Has Gained 30 Pounds: What Are My Options?

My Patient Is Stable on ART, But Has Gained 30 Pounds: What Are My Options?
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  • Overview

    This series of bite-sized episodes will provide information about the cardiometabolic risk and potential for weight gain faced by patients with HIV. Tune in to hear Drs. Sorana Segal-Maurer, David Wohl, and Carl Fichtenbaum discuss the guidelines, strategies, data, and adverse events you need to be aware of to provide the best care for your patients.

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    Sorana Segal-Maurer, MD
    Director, The Dr. James J. Rahal Jr. Division of Infectious Diseases
    NewYork-Presbyterian Queens
    Professor of Clinical Medicine
    Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University
    New York, NY

    Research: Gilead
    Consulting Fees: Gilead, Janssen, ViiV Healthcare

    Carl J. Fichtenbaum, MD
    Gregory W. Rouan Professor of Internal Medicine
    University of Cincinnati
    Cincinnati, OH

    Research: Gilead Sciences, Merck & Co., Inc., ViiV Healthcare
    Consulting Fees: Theratechnologies, ViiV Healthcare

    David Wohl, MD
    Professor of Medicine
    The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    Chapel Hill, NC

    Research: Gilead, Merck & Co., Inc., ViiV Healthcare
    Consulting Fees: Gilead, Janssen, Theratechnologies, ViiV Healthcare

    Reviewers/Content Planners/Authors:

    • Cindy Davidson has nothing to disclose.
    • Ann Early has nothing to disclose.
    • Keith Johnson has nothing to disclose.
    • Andrea Mathis has nothing to disclose.
    • Tim Person has nothing to disclose.
    • Rosanne Strauss, PharmD, MBA, has nothing to disclose.
  • Learning Objectives

    After participating in this educational activity, participants should be better able to:

    • Assess cardiometabolic risk factors in patients with HIV receiving antiretroviral therapy (ART) at regular intervals
    • Select antiretroviral (ARV) regimens to help protect cardiometabolic health in patients with HIV at known increased risk
    • Identify benefits of some non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NNRTIs) when there is a need to avoid or switch from integrase strand transfer inhibitor (INSTI)-based ARV regimens
  • Target Audience

    This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of infectious disease physicians, primary care physicians, and infectious disease nurses and physician assistants.

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    In support of improving patient care, Global Learning Collaborative (GLC) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


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    Global Learning Collaborative (GLC) has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 1.0 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. Approval is valid until 8/21/2024. PAs should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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  • Commercial Support

    This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Merck & Co., Inc.

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