HIV/AIDS

Mark L. Windham / GO CARE

GO CARE is celebrating National HIV Testing Day Wednesday, June 27, as well as hosting "A Reception Celebrating 30 Years of Care" Thursday, June 28 at 6 p.m.

GO CARE is a clinic located at 1801 N 7th in West Monroe. The clinic provides HIV testing, education, prevention services, and HIV medical treatment. The clinic was organized in 1988. As of 2018, the clinic has also expanded to providing healthcare for the LGBTQ population in the Northeast Louisana region.

Mark L. Windham / GO CARE

GO CARE is a source of healthcare and supportive services for the LGBTQ community and for people living with HIV. The organization is celebrating 30 years of serving the Ouachita region.

"We've expanded our mission over time, and our goal now is to provide affirming, comprehensive, accessible, and high-quality healthcare and supportive services for people in an inclusive setting with a particular emphasis on people who are LGBTQ and people who are living with HIV," says Mark L. Windham, CEO of GO CARE.

LSU Gets Grant To Study Exercise In Drinkers With HIV/AIDS

Oct 23, 2017
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An LSU Health professor has $390,000 to study whether exercise can help avert insulin resistance, pre-diabetes and other metabolic disorders in heavy drinkers with HIV.

 Louisiana State University Health New Orleans says the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism awarded the two-year grant to Dr. Patricia Molina, head of physiology.

 HIV infection once almost always became full-blown AIDS, which is usually fatal.