Average Time To Live With Aids
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Average HIV/AIDS-Related Medicare Claim Nine Times Higher in South Florida Than Nationwide in Second Half of 2006, HHS Report FindsThe average Medicare beneficiary living with HIV/AIDS in South Florida in the second half of 2006 had nine times more Medicare claims than HIV-positive beneficiaries nationwide, according to a report released this week by the HHS Office of... Read more »
New Yorkers Living Longer Than U.S. Average; Officials Cite Expanded HIV Testing and Treatment as Main FactorWhile moving to New York City may not automatically increase your life expectancy, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced that New Yorkers, on average, are living longer than ever before, and longer than people anywhere else in the country. A chief... Read more »
HIV/AIDS Prevalence in Northern Uganda Almost Double National Average Because of Conflict, Rape as Weapon of WarThe HIV/AIDS prevalence rate in Northern Uganda is nearly twice as high as the national average and is continuing to increase because of a "brutal" conflict in the region and the use of rape as a weapon of war, according to a World Vision report ... Read more »
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Rocky Mountain CARESThanks for your post.The time it takes for a patient to reach thresholds to start treatment is highly individual; any prediction here should be taken as a forecast, rather than a real-time medical decision tool.For the average patient, this time is... Read more »
North Shore University HospitalThanks for your question.It is true that the height of the viral load usually correlates negatively with the drop in CD4 count. That means that the higher the viral load the more rapid the drop in CD4 count. This situation can remain stable over... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineFor a 38 year old HIV+ male on ART with undetectable HIV levels and a CD4 count >> 350 the life expectancy would on the average be measured in decades (one Danish study suggested 30+ years). The presence of other medical problems (cigarette... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyWhat is the average age that someone can live with HIV? with meds and without...what about AIDS?
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesThe information that "the average time to test accurately for hiv antibodies is 25 days" is grossly outdated. So, let us not go into lengthy definition about the meaning of average. Most doctors, lab technicians and experts say that by 4 weeks, most... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyAs you all can see the average for positive test is 10-14 days before they said 21 or 25 days. Info from John Hopkins medical management of HIV 2001.
The window period: The time delay from infection to positive EIA averages 10 to 14 days with newer... Read more »
Posted by ScotCharlesFrom the Sunday January 6, 2008 New York Times Front Section
CHICAGO John Holloway received a diagnosis of AIDS nearly two decades ago, when the disease was a speedy death sentence and treatment a distant dream.
Yet at 59 he is alive, thanks to a... Read more »
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