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Does Diabetes Affect An Hiv Test

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Ask the Experts

Does being a Diabetic affect HIV test results?

First let me say that you are doing a great service. I developed symptoms (rash -- lasted more than a month, dry cough, loss of appetite, fever of only 99.1) 8 weeks after having unprotected vaginal sex. I have read Mr. Sowadsky's summary of Acute...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...I am not aware of any problems that diabetes presents for HIV antibody testing. You can trust your two antibody test results.RMK Read more »

diabetes

I have diabetes and my HIV test result 14 weeks after a high risk contact (sex with hooker without... Read more »

HIV test indeterminate due to flu infection?

Hi BobI went to the doctor feeling crook on Tuesday, muslce aches, freezing, turned out I had 39... Read more »
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Routine Opt-Out HIV Testing in 2011: The Road to Civility Is Paved With Forgiveness

...intelligent life too, especially for someone who spent so long in the care of a medical system that had simply shut down on offering HIV tests in anything remotely akin to a routine and standardized manner. We'll follow California's lead, trust... Read more »
The Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests I: Complete Blood Count and Blood Chemistry

... Blood sugar (glucose) Your body uses glucose for energy. High glucose levels (hyperglycemia) canbe a sign of diabetes or insulin resistance (when the body does not respond toinsulin, a hormone produced by the pancreas to help... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

To Test or Not to Test, That Is the Question

...causes AIDS, claim that AIDS is caused by the very medications designed to treat it, or try to dissuade people from taking an HIV test. Black people cannot allow ourselves to be either distracted or bamboozled by these types of dubious claims. ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Health Checklist

...levels. The test should be done in the morning after fasting overnight. Blood sugar (See fact sheet 123 ): This measures diabetes or insulin resistance. Test at baseline and about once a year. Test in the morning after fasting overnight. ... Read more »
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I just fund out I am infected.. totally lost... my question is should i get treatment... ? without treatment, how long it may last... want to have a normal life as long as possible... Read more »

Should You Get HIV Care Only If You "Deserve" It?

Posted by TheBody, 12 Replies
We're reposting this recent exchange between an anonymous person and Dr. Bob Frascino, one of the doctors at The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums. It raises some interesting -- and disturbing -- questions about the persistence of HIV and stigma in... Read more »

Do any drugs affect HIV test results?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I am taking valium for anxiety and recently had a negative HIV test. Could taking valium have compromised the HIV test results? Read more »

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 Read more »