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AIDS InfoNet

Choosing an HIV Care Provider

...that fits with the way the provider likes to work with patients. Help Your Provider Help You Make sure that your provider has all the information needed to give the best advice about your treatment. This starts with your medical records, which may have to be transferred from another office. When you start working with a new provider, they will probably do a lot of tests to collect "baseline" information. This helps you see how well...
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Re: Need of a private doctor

Dear Dr. Bob,Thank you for all the information you provided in finding the right doctor. I really like the article you attached. You are the Man, you rock. Thank you much
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Make sure that your provider has all the information needed to give the best advice about your treatment. This starts with your medical records, which may have to be transferred from another office. When you start working with a new provider,... Read more »

Need a Private doctor

I am HIV Positive living in Seattle area. I currently don't have one and i am looking urgently in a private clinic? Do you know a good one? I asked this question earlier & was told about Peter Shalit who is fully booked until end of year. Please let...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...YouMake sure that your provider has all the information needed to give the best advice about your treatment. This starts with your medical records, which may have to be transferred from another office. When you start working with a new provider,... Read more »

Just found out... (CHOOSING AN HIV SPECIALIST)

Well, doc, the feelings came and went and I got the nerve to test. It was positive... I don't know what to do now and I don't even know if I have long left cause of how bad I had the ARS and weight loss...I want to live... I want to live a long...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Make sure that your provider has all the information needed to give the best advice about your treatment. This starts with your medical records, which may have to be transferred from another office. When you start working with a new provider,... Read more »

Confidentiality for HIV testing through your general practitioner?

This may seem a really strange question. I remember reading somewhere that if you get tested for HIV through your general practitioner (or internal medicine doctor) then, regardless of the result, you may be refused mortgages, loans etc in the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,The best way to get tested without it going on your medical record is by using an anonymous testing site; however, not all states have these sites, and even those that exist are reeling from ongoing Read more »
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The Body

Privacy of HIVers' Medical Records Must Be Respected, New York Court Affirms

... A new court decision out of New York offers fresh support for the privacy rights of HIV-positive people regarding their medical records. The story begins in 2008, when a New York state doctor who specializes in HIV and HIV-related treatment... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

...other countries permit health claims without the kinds of proof required in the United States. The treatment is only available privately, for a short time, or from only one source ; or if it requires payment in advance . If a product really... Read more »
AIDS.gov

ONAP Commissions Institute of Medicine to Examine Data Gaps in Monitoring Access and Quality of HIV Care

...continuous care (and related services such as housing) for people living with HIV? How do claims data and clinical data found in medical records differ? Do these differences encompass gaps in measures for HIV care? How can Federal agencies... Read more »
The Well Project

Domestic Violence and HIV

...your children) your top priority. Be prepared. If you leave, don't forget your HIV drugs and any other medications you take, medical records, birth certificate, credit cards, checkbook, etc. Assume that anything you leave may end up in the... Read more »
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The U.S. patented cure for AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 9 Replies
...male to receive the AIDS cure. On November 19, 2001, I took the one-time infusion and have never looked at the litany of anti-HIV/AIDS drugs again. My personal gratitude serves as the impetus for this correspondence. The CDC?s Office of... Read more »

hiv specialist suggestions?

Posted by bluewindow, 2 Replies
...Dear thebody members, Only a few weeks ago, I tested positive for HIV and currently I am looking for a physician in the New York City area. I ve been reading that is very important to get a doctor Read more »

Immigrants living in the USA!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...concern is if when Customs officials scan your passport for the visa if it wont reflect in their computer system that you are HIV+ because if you are +ve you are not allowed to enter or live in the USA if you are an immigrant. Are there any... Read more »

AN OPEN LETTER TO MY FELLOW MAN

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...Chirac. My research has uncovered very unsettling evidence against Gallo and his lawyers. When I asked for copies of my own medical records, I found that the confirmation Western Blot (WB) test that I was given when I was diagnosed contains the... Read more »