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Dieting and HIV

I am HIV poz, 37 and will be starting meds soon. I am about 25lbs. overweight and I'd like to lose it. Are those contradictive plans? ...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Patients starting HIV medication often will gain weight (mostly fat) in the first year. Efforts to effectively exercise/diet are compatable with starting HIV medication and are encouraged. KH... Read more »

Diet for AIDS and multiple medical problems

I have a patient who needs help with constructing a diet to meet multiple medical needs. He has consulted a dietician who provided several disease specific sets of guidelines but who was unable to work out an individualized plan due to the...
Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Response from Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Brown University School of Medicine
This may be too complex for a curbside (or internet) consult. I'd try sending him back to the nutritionist with instructions not to leave until or unless he gets a satisfactory plan. The best idea mught be to concentrate on the HIV and DM... Read more »

HIV infection cure? Was told on CNN. What do you think? Mommy of three. (BERLIN PATIENT, 2010) (TIMOTHY BROWN, THE BERLIN PATIENT, 2010)

Hello my beloved Dr. Bob. I hope you are feeling wonderfully. I am writing because I came upon this article today on CNN's news page. I think I know you enough to figure out what you think about it, but truly want to hear all you have to say...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,See below!Happy Healthy Holidays to you and yours.Dr. BobDoctors in Berlin claim to have found a "cure" for HIV (BERLIN PATIENT, 2010) (TIMOTHY BROWN, THE BERLIN PATIENT, 2010) Dec 18, 2010Hi Dr. Bob. I was on the internet and ran... Read more »

What is a healthy diet for a person with HIV

I just found out the I am HIV Pozitive. I am not good with nutrition . I am trying to plan a shopping and meal list what is an example of a healthy menu/diet. ...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
If you follow a Mediterranean data, you will not be healthier with lower lipids, blood sugar, and visceral fat.You can read about it herehttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mediterranean_dietand follow some of these... Read more »
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Nurse at Planned Parenthood said test at 6 & 12mos

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I have been visiting this forum and also doing alot of research and what I have learned is 3 mos is a very good and then 6 mos to be sure.
Went to Planned Parenthood yesterday took the Ora sure and the nurse said that It was good I was testing at 6... Read more »

What's the best diet?

Posted by bartleby, 8 Replies
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6 week test HIV negative after needle stick from HIV negative patient

Posted by Faith1970, 1 Reply
I pricked my finger after I inserted a 20 gauge IV. The needle did not retract all the way and it pricked my finger through my glove. The patient was tested that day and was negative for HIV, positive for Hep C. I was tested for HIV and Hep C 6... Read more »

The Kerry-Edwards Plan To Respond To AIDS Crisis

Posted by m4mluvlife, 3 Replies
John Kerry & John Edwards have announced their Plan for responding to the HIV/AIDS Crisis in the US and Globally. IT is right on target... and will reverse the damage being done by the current US Administration.

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