Knowledge is Power! Knowing your status is the key to planning your health.
How can anyone promptly be diagnosed?
This is a challenge that requires multi-party participation with a quickness. Lets think about it…The diagnosis must come from a medical provider or via some sort of medical intervention. A test, a screening, an activity. But even with the existance of a rapid response testing devices, the critical element is the person to be tested. Is that you? Only you know whether or not, you have encountered activities that have placed you at risk. Even with the best of medicine, it is the active participation of individuals seeking answers, that changes opportunity and atmosphere.
WHAT NOW? THE POWER IS YOURS!
If your diagnosis IS POSITIVE…
There are options to help you stay healthy and ensure your access to sound treatment.
Access insight on how you can prevent from transmitting it to others.
If your diagnosis is NOT POSITIVE…
Take hold of the power you have in preventing yourself from getting the disease.
Maintain safe sex or safe injection using practices. .
It is important to know your status. It is important to understand where you stand in ANY life changing circumstance.
Whether good or bad, it is people who make the difference. HIV is a life altering diagnosis. It has the effect to drain the overall functioning capacity of your body, but it doesn’t have to.
Knowing your HIV status is the first step to combating its effects on your body and your long term likelihood of survival.