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Can Diabetic Test Show Hiv

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DIABETIC, "MARGINAL" TEST HIV+, PLEASE HELP

dear doctor,my boyfriend tested "marginally" positive on HIV. he has had 15 days of fever with mild rise in temperature, 37,5oC rising in afternoons.he is a diabetic on insulin shots, and has taken 3 x 500 mg of Azytromicinum (local name...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Croatia,Im glad that further testing is underway to sort all this out. Im not sure what a "marginally" positive HIV test is. Either you have it or you dont. Antibiotics and/or diabetes will not affect HIV test results. However,... Read more »

Diabetes and Hiv Testing!

Hi Dr. Bob,I am sorry if this is the wrong site for this question, but I did not see where else on... Read more »

DIABETES TEST PIN PINCH ME FROM HIV PATIENT

So i was checking my neighbours blood sugar , talks around the neighbourhood he has hiv but he got... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: High School Staff and Students Undergoing HIV Tests After Faulty Diabetes Procedure

Many students and staff at a Winnipeg high school are being tested for HIV and hepatitis after they were improperly screened for diabetes. On May 4, a University of Manitoba professor who gave a presentation on diabetes misused a glucometer while... Read more »
The Well Project

Diabetes and HIV/AIDS

Table of Contents What Is Diabetes? Symptoms of Diabetes Glucose Tests Who Is at Risk for Diabetes? What Problems Can Diabetes Cause? How Are Diabetes and Pre-Diabetes Treated? HIV and Diabetes Taking Care of Yourself What... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

Poor Blood Sugar Control and Overall Care in People With Diabetes and HIV

One third of people with HIV and diabetes in a NewYork City university medical center had poor controlof blood sugar, and low proportions met guidelines forblood pressure, cholesterol, and triglycerides. 1 In addition,physicians tested few of... Read more »
TheBody.com

Making HIV Testing Routine in the Heart of Harlem: Creating Unique Partnerships to Promote HIV Prevention and Testing

Listen to Audio (10 min.) Download Audio This podcast is a part of the series HIV Frontlines . To subscribe to this series, click here .   Vanessa Austin My name is Vanessa Austin and I work at Harlem Hospital Center in New York... Read more »
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diabetes & hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does anybody know if having diabetes would effect hiv antibody production after infection??? I'm a juvenile diabetic who tested negative (ELISA) at 6 weeks and i'm so scared that my body hadn't developed antibodies yet. Please let me know if anyone... Read more »

my 3rd hiv test help???

Posted by nipPOZ, 2 Replies
I'm really confused already I got 2 negative hiv tests but still having symptoms. I was diagnosed with oral candidiasis this worried me well.I never took antibiotics and I'm not a smoker no diabetic also. I have so many symptoms including oral... Read more »

Should I or should I not get tested for HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hi there...

I have never been tested for HIV before and I am a neurotic with anxiety issues.
After feeling like I have swollen glands for the past 2 months, my family doctor examined me and told me I didn't. I told him that I was afraid about HIV... Read more »

My Brother Tested HIV Positive

Posted by PJ211, 3 Replies
I really don't know what to say or how to talk to him about it. How do I start without falling apart in the process? The irony is that we're twins and it tears me apart. I always knew he needed to be safe, but I know he's lived a dangerous... Read more »