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Diet Plan For Hiv Patients

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AIDS InfoNet

Choosing an HIV Care Provider

...goes by. Be sure your provider knows how you feel about using medications, and about your illness. Some people don't mind taking a lot of pills. Other people would rather take as few as possible. Are you willing to change your diet, or the amnount of exercise you do? Your provider should also know about other treatments you are using or want to try, including non-medical ones. Be honest about your lifestyle. Your eating, sleeping, and work...
Ask the Experts

My HIV MD discriminates because of my weight

I will like to first tell you about myself, I am 47, male and was diagnosed with AIDS a little over 3 years ago and I am currently on antivirals (Viramune, Truvada) and I also suffer from clinical depression and are on anti-depressents (Zoloft,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...is always the possibility it was a misunderstanding. As you may know, one common problem with HIVers is wasting (involuntary weight loss). HIV specialists have often have to counsel their patients in ways to increase their weight. Perhaps his... Read more »

Life expectancy of AIDS patients on HAART?

I understand that a distinction is made between HIV and AIDS.I think the average life expectancy after diagnosis of HIV ranges from 5 years to 25 years. Is that correct?Once the AIDS-defining illness occurs, what is the prognosis, and the average...
Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Response from Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
...of alcohol), smoking-related disease, heart and kidney disease. So looking after your general health with no smoking, a good diet and exercise is critical. Its hard to predict life expectancy for any individual, doctors aren't good at play in... Read more »

HIV Positive and pregnant (CHOOSING AN HIV SPECIALIST 2009)

I tested positive in 2006 and haven't gone for any check up's to check my cd4 count and now I'm pregnant and still afraid to go for a check up. My husband is also positive and we still have sex without a condom, what are the chances that our baby...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...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 happy life... I live in Texas, am I screwed? I'm a student in a grad... Read more »

just tested positive (CHOOSING AN HIV SPECIALIST 2010)

iknow i got infected on jan 5th 2009,three weeks after that a had a throat infection.3-4 months after that i develop a lympnode in my neck,both side,arm pit,groin area.8- 9 months after that had a slight night sweat which goes on and off. till date...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...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 happy life... I live in Texas, am I screwed? I'm a student in a grad... Read more »
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The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part III: Treatments for Metabolic Changes

...Switching is not the best choice for everyone and you should speak toyour health care provider before stopping any HIV drugs. Diet and Exercise Some people are able to control their glucose levels and decrease theirlipid levels by keeping their... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Zerit (Stavudine, d4T)

...Cold sensation, especially in your arms and legs Dizzy or lightheaded Fast or irregular heartbeat Unexplained weight loss Hepatoxicity (serious liver problem), with hepatomegaly (liver enlargement) and steatosis (fat in the... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Emtriva (Emtricitabine)

...and nonprescription (over-the-counter) medicines you are taking, as well as any products such as vitamins, minerals, or other dietary supplements. You should bring this list with you each time you visit a doctor or if you are admitted to a... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Viread (Tenofovir)

...and nonprescription (over-the-counter) medicines you are taking, as well as any products such as vitamins, minerals, or other dietary supplements. You should bring this list with you each time you visit a doctor or if you are admitted to a... Read more »
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Postive update on me!

Posted by Atheena
...asking for at all). Depending on the results (fat redistribution), I may consider changing my meds but I really feel the proper diet, exercise and mental support will help me where I need to be. (June 29, 2010 Orientation program started June... Read more »

Postive update on me!

Posted by Atheena, 1 Reply
...asking for at all). Depending on the results (fat redistribution), I may consider changing my meds but I really feel the proper diet, exercise and mental support will help me where I need to be. (June 29, 2010 Orientation program started June... Read more »

Postive update on me!

Posted by Atheena, 2 Replies
...asking for at all). Depending on the results (fat redistribution), I may consider changing my meds but I really feel the proper diet, exercise and mental support will help me where I need to be. (June 29, 2010 Orientation program started June... Read more »

AIDS patient eradicted of HIV virus?

Posted by Mike89406, 4 Replies
...sounds like the opening of a possible new door to treatment. The guy hasn't been on Meds for 600 days after a bone marrow transplant. http://online.wsj.com/article/SB122602394113507555.html Read more »