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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...percent, a figure based on the findings of several studies of health care workers who received punctures from HIV-contaminated needles or were otherwise exposed to HIV-contaminated blood. For more information on preventing occupational exposure to HIV, refer to the CDC fact sheet, " Preventing Occupational HIV Transmission to Healthcare Personnel ." Although the most important strategy for reducing the risk of occupational HIV...
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Prescription Assistance STAT!!

Hi Mr. Fawcett - I was diagnosed HIV+ in June 2010. My numbers have come in as follows:6/14/10 - CD4: 371; VL: 63908/17/10 - CD4: 335; VL: 371010/19/10 - CD4: 352; VL: 84701/4/10 - CD4: 328; VL: 11320I just left my doctor visit with the high...
David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

Response from David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

South Florida Center for Counseling and Therapy
...I commend you on your research and empathize with the struggle to pay for medication. Unfortunately patient assistance programs are being pummeled by governmental funding crises. Every state and locale has different programs, the status of Read more »

My HIV MD discriminates because of my weight

I will like to first tell you about myself, I am 47, male and was diagnosed with AIDS a little over 3 years ago and I am currently on antivirals (Viramune, Truvada) and I also suffer from clinical depression and are on anti-depressents (Zoloft,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...medical care is very complicated, and changes quickly. This makes it important to find an HIV care provider who works with HIV/AIDS patients and is committed to staying up to date. Your relationship with an HIV provider will be better if you are... Read more »

How do I find out about the HIV patient assistance program

My husband has facial lipoatropy and had the procedure done one time in miami while we lived there, we now live in ny freeport long island. To be exact can we find a doctor that can assist him in getting this services. Help is very depressed about...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...lipoatrophy in the United States. Sculptra was approved over 5 years ago and here is a link to a website that details the patient assistance program. The phone number of the program is 866-310-7551. To find a doctor who injects Sculptra you can... Read more »

HIV Positive and pregnant (CHOOSING AN HIV SPECIALIST 2009)

I tested positive in 2006 and haven't gone for any check up's to check my cd4 count and now I'm pregnant and still afraid to go for a check up. My husband is also positive and we still have sex without a condom, what are the chances that our baby...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...medical care is very complicated, and changes quickly. This makes it important to find an HIV care provider who works with HIV/AIDS patients and is committed to staying up to date. Your relationship with an HIV provider will be better if you are... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Florida: AIDS, HIV Patients Getting Help From Pharmaceutical Companies

...reductions in the state-sponsored AIDS Drug Assistance Program. Florida's ADAP provides free treatment to more than 11,000 HIV/AIDS patients. Millions of Floridians have lost their jobs and health insurance, and unemployment there now stands at... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Carolina: Some AIDS Patients Face Longer Wait for Drug Assistance

...percent from the state, said O'Donnell. ADAP currently serves an average of 2,000 clients each month, she said. Eligible HIV/AIDS patients must have incomes no more than 300 percent of the federal poverty level, or $32,490 for an individual.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AIDS Patients in Florida Have Longest Wait to Get Assistance for Drug Programs

...and Human Services, in a luncheon address Tuesday to the US Conference on AIDS in Orlando, Fla. State funding for AIDS Drug Assistance Programs (ADAPs) is not growing, Sebelius said. According to the National Alliance of State and Territorial... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Utah: Reprieve Likely for HIV/AIDS Funding

...President Michael Waddoups has backed away from plans to discontinue state support for the Ryan White program for low-income HIV/AIDS patients. Legislative leaders postponed reauthorizing the AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP), saying such... Read more »
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Boon for HIV & AIDS patients - Yoga Pranayama ....

Posted by akumar, 1 Reply
...Boon for HIV & AIDS patients - Yoga & Pranayama - Swami Ramdev From: akumar My dear Brothers & Sisters, Re: Great ancient Indian science "Yoga Read more »

AIDS patient eradicted of HIV virus?

Posted by Mike89406, 4 Replies
Very interesting read while he went through some hardships doing this it sounds like the opening of a possible new door to treatment. The guy hasn't been on Meds for 600 days after a bone marrow transplant. ... Read more »

patient assistance programs

Posted by douglass, 3 Replies
...hey everybody- just wanted to let you know that there are some great patient assistance programs out there for alot of your hiv needs- for free meds go to your local social services office-for treatment of facial Read more »

Case Management Assistant D.C.

Posted by Anonymous
...duties as assigned. This position may occasionally require travel. Qualified applicants will have a minimum of 3-5 years of professional administrative assistant experience, excellent organizational skills, excellent written and oral... Read more »