Outsmarting HIV: A Survivor's Perspective
Nelson Vergel is a chemical engineer who has become a leading advocate for sports nutrition, supplementation and the promotion of wellness in the HIV-positive community since his positive diagnosis in 1986. He is also the author of "Testosterone: A Man's Guide" and co-author of the book "Built to Survive"; the founder of the nonprofit organizations Body Positive Wellness Clinic and Program for Wellness Restoration; the Nutrition and Exercise forum expert at TheBody.com; and a bilingual speaker on lipodystrophy, wasting, exercise, nutrition, testosterone replacement, metabolic disorders, HIV medication side effect management and HIV salvage therapy. Nelson also moderates PozHealth, one of the largest HIV health discussion listservs online.
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Interviews and Articles Featuring Nelson:
HIV Nutrition (and Proper Pooping) With Nelson Vergel, Food Detective: A Video Blog (January 4, 2011)
Hitting the Gym With HIV Fitness Stud Nelson Vergel: A Video Blog (January 24, 2011)
Second Bioplasty Congress in Mexico: PMMA for Facial and Buttock Lipoatrophy (December 9, 2010)
Updates From the 1st International Workshop on HIV & Aging (October 21, 2010)
This Month in HIV: 2009 Update on Body Shape Changes and HIV/AIDS (April 2009)
Nelson From Houston: Activist Since 1986 (May 2007)
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