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Consumer Report Diet Aids

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The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part II: Treatments for Fat Loss

...strokes in HIV+ people. To lower the risk of heart disease and/orstroke: Get checked and, if needed, treated for high blood pressure Have regular lab tests to check you lipid and glucose levels Eat a healthy diet, see a dietician if you need help with this Get regular exercise Keep your weight down Give up smoking It may also be a good idea to get a BIA (Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis).A BIA is an easy and...
Ask the Experts

So what the hell is a "healthy diet" anyway...

I tried to get an specific answer from my doctor and the best he could do is say "Oh, you know, eat healthy stuff." WTF??????Help....Geno
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...some medications and infections cause diarrhea. If you have diarrhea, your body actually uses less of what you eat. When you lose weight, you might be losing fat, or you might be losing lean body weight like muscle. If you lose too much lean... Read more »


Dr. Bob, I've been reading your forum for years but never asked a question. This time I need your advice. My name is Alex and been HIV+ for 6 years. My viral load is undetectable and CD4 1,050. I am starting a very promising relationship with an...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...AIDS Conference in Mexico City centered on the Swiss AIDS Commission Report that was released in February 2008, which suggested HIV-positive folks receiving effective antiretroviral therapy do not pose a significant risk of transmitting HIV to... Read more »

reporting AIDS

when a person is diagnosed with AIDS who does the physician have to report it to
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
The local public health department. Read more »

Positive People on Effective HIV Meds Arent Sexually Infectious (SWISS REPORT)

What do you think about the news (published in yesterday, January 30, 2008): Experts Say Positive People on Effective HIV Meds Arent Sexually Infectious?This is especially significant for people like me, which happen to be in a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,We've known and preached for some time now that having an undetectable HIV plasma viral load significantly decreases the risk of HIV transmission. That's excellent news for folks like you and me, because Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.N.-Backed Report Features Recommendations to Scale Up Fight Against HIV/AIDS in Pacific released Wednesday by the Commission on AIDS in the Pacific region outlines the challenges of preventing the spread of HIV in "22 geographically and culturally diverse countries" of the Pacific and recommends efforts to scale up the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Madagascar's Response to HIV/AIDS One of "Most Aggressive" in Africa, AP/ ABC News Reports

... Madagascar's response to HIV/AIDS has been one of the "most aggressive" in Africa and should serve as a model for how to prevent the transmission of the virus Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Sierra Leone's National AIDS Secretariat Director Urges Reporters to Take Active Role in Addressing HIV/AIDS Issues

... Sierra Leone's HIV/AIDS Reporters Association should increase its role in addressing the country's HIV/AIDS epidemic, Brima Kargbo, director of Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Majority of Men Worldwide Need More Information, Services to Prevent HIV, STDs, Unplanned Pregnancies, Report Says

...needed to protect themselves and their sexual partners from unintended pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV, according to a new Alan Guttmacher Institute report released on Thursday. The report, titled " In Their Own... Read more »
Connect With Others

Hiv and AIDs reporting

Posted by rain05, 5 Replies
...What exactly does the CDC do with your name and information? Who is able to access it? Read more »

South African AIDS Panel Report

Posted by Anonymous
...these were questions relating to the accuracy of the tests currently used to make the diagnosis of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection; the impact of poverty and malnutrition on the ability of people to respond to this infection; and the... Read more »

Good Report

Posted by dakotalagrange, 9 Replies CD4 count was 550 and my viral load was 122,000. However, after beginning a stringent exercise program and improving my diet, my CD4 is 700 and my VL has fallen to 51,000. I'm pretty excited. No meds yet. It's hard to see the good in all... Read more »

Help! Report on HIV due soon!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...hello my name is jenny and my report on HIV is due soon. I need to know what happens when HIV complicates itself? I know you die but like what happens in between. Please Read more »