|medicaid/ADAP supplement coverage
May 14, 2001
I'm moving from New York to California soon, and have been told that Medi-Cal and Cal. ADAP do not cover things like Juven and Ensure (as New York does). Does California specifically exclude ALL these types of "supplements" (even tho in the case of Juven, controlled studies have been done, etc.). I'm concerned because I really believe i've benefitted from using Juven in particular.
Response from Ms. Fields-Gardner
If you believe you have benefited from Juven, you can ask the manufacturers and sales people from Juven to investigate it for you. Each Medicaid and ADAP has its own requirements and the manufacturers can often help to find some support for the use of their supplements. We are hoping that there will be some study on the potential benefit of nutrient modulation on outcomes in patients with HIV disease in different clinical circumstances that remains lacking in the literature to date to provide some ammunition for the importance of nutritional intervention through food, supplementation, and exercise.
antioxidents and viral load
- Does A Guy Automatically Get AIDS If You Exchange Fluids With Another Guy?
- Can You Die From Vaginal Bacteriosis?
- Can HIV Be Transmitted Through Sharing A Toothbrush?
- Can HIV Be Transmitted Through Touching Vagina?
- Can Someone Get HIV From Condom Broke?
- HIV Infection Risk Sex With Stripper
This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.
Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.