For some people, living with HIV can mean working extra hard to have a healthy heart.
Kim Hunter, a 50-year-old counselor at Hyacinth AIDS Foundation in New Jersey, has vastly improved every aspect of her life—except her heart health. In the past 13 years, Hunter, who was diagnosed with HIV in 1988, has completely reinvented herself. At one time, she was a heroin addict who served nine years in state prison. Today, she is a college-educated, clean-and-sober counselor and mentor to other HIV-positive folks with similar lives and histories. Click here for more.