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Carbohydrates Impact On Hiv

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Body Shape Changes Dramatically Impact the Self-Esteem of HIV-Positive People

Hi there! This is Bonnie Goldman, editorial director of Today we're going to take a look at body shape changes, an ongoing problem for many people living with HIV. These changes are sometimes known as lipodystrophy, lipoatrophy or... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Carbohydrate in Breast Milk May Cut HIV Spread

Researchers in Zambia have reported that a substance in human breast milk seems to reduce the risk of mother-to-child HIV transmission. The study found that women whose breast milk held higher than median-level concentrations of human milk... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

High-Impact HIV Prevention: Reducing the HIV Epidemic in the United States

Summary: High-Impact HIV Prevention prioritizes and implements optimal combinations of cost-effective, scalable interventions based on current science. CDC hosted a satellite symposium at the International AIDS Conference on Sunday, July 22nd to... Read more »
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hiv+ medication influences carbohydrate deficient transferrin?

Dear sir,I have the following question to ask you. My english isn't too good, so I hope you"ll understand.(I'm dutch)my small history:I'm sero-positive since september 1990, I'm 40 years now.My first medication I took at...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I can't comment whether tenofovir and/or ritonavir has a clinically significant effect on the pathway you describe. Any comments from readers would be appreciated. KH... Read more »

Sugars, carbohydrates, insulin, fatigue, oh my!

Hello again. It'sTom from Chicago checking in with my usual report of fatigue. However, I seem to have a clue as to a possible cause of this. I notice that my Crixivan now has a warning for Diabetics (that they should be more aware of their...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Tom,Well, let's see now - xenadrine, ginseng, dried oats, vitamin C, fish oils, protein diets, carbohydrate and sugar binges, trembling, vicious mood swings, alcohol problems, and lots of Gino's Pizza? You really are Shelly Winters... Read more »

impact of HIV AIDS in the workplace

What are the impacts of HIV AIDS in the workplace...
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Response from Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.
That's a broad question. It obviously varies greatly by employer, however, regardless of what type of employer you have there are legal protections to prevent discrimination. Laws are helpful, but they don't always work in the real world,... Read more »

HIV impact on Sexual activity

How true is it that we you are HIV positive, sexual abstenancy prolongs your well being - life?...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
I have not seen any data on this at all. I think sex is an important part of good quality of life, unless it is associated with self destructive behaviors. nelson... Read more »
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Is there a Financial Impact to having HIV?

Posted by westernbear69, 1 Reply
Just wondering what the financial impact of having hiv is in The USA. I have noticed that a few of the posts from The USA talk a lot about the financial impact. Being from Canada, where the medical care is covered by the government at least we do... Read more »

MTV needs people impacted by HIV

Posted by Anonymous
MTV Needs the Names of Young People for a Programme on HIV/AIDS
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Staying Alive, MTV's HIV/AIDS global awareness campaign is looking for
names of young people up to the age of 25 whose lives have been... Read more »

hiv/aids and impact on family

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
My name is Susy. My Dad died from AIDS 9 yrs ago. i am currently in graduate school, (almost finished), with a degree in clinical psychology. I have a project due in oe of my classes about the impact of HIV on the family. i would be interested... Read more »

Sr BCI Officer - FHI/Impact Cambodia

Posted by Anonymous

Sr BCI Officer - FHI/Impact Cambodia

Family Health International/IMPACT Cambodia is seeking a highly qualified
Behavior Change Communication Specialist with experience in BCC strategy
development and BCI program implementation to join its... Read more »