Participating Faculty: Addressing Adherence Challenges Associated With Antiretroviral Therapy: Focus on Noninfectious Diarrhea

Supplements and Featured Publications, Addressing Adherence Challenges Associated With Antiretroviral Therapy: Focus on Noninfectious Diarr, Volume 19, Issue 12 Suppl

This supplement to The American Journal of Managed Care provides an overview of the importance of treatment adherence to HIV therapeutic regimens and approaches to improving adherence. Also discussed are the prevalence of diarrhea in patients with HIV; the impact of diarrhea on quality of life; the potential effect of diarrhea on adherence to highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART); and the diagnosis and management of HAART-related diarrhea.

This supplement was supported by Salix Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Rodger D. MacArthur, MD

Professor of Medicine

Department of Internal Medicine

Division of Infectious Diseases

Wayne State University

Director and Site Principal Investigator

Wayne State University HIV/AIDS Clinical Research Unit

Detroit, Michigan

Kenneth L. Schaecher, MD, FACP, CPC

Medical Director

SelectHealth

Salt Lake City, Utah

Faculty Disclosures

Rodger D. MacArthur, MD, reports relationships with the following organizations:

Expert testimony: Salix Pharmaceuticals, Inc

Meeting/conference attendance: Salix Pharmaceuticals, Inc

Kenneth L. Schaecher, MD, FACP, CPC, reports no relationship or financial interest with any entity that would pose a conflict of interest with the subject matter of this supplement.

Signed disclosures are on file at the office of The American Journal of Managed Care, Plainsboro, New Jersey.