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Eligibility For Ryan White Care Act

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...(US) population in 2006, they accounted for 17% of new HIV infections in the 50 states and the District of Columbia during that same year. The rate of new HIV infections among Hispanics/Latinos in 2006 was 2.5 times that of whites. The Numbers New HIV Infections 2 In 2006, Hispanic/Latino men made up three quarters (76%) of new infections among all Hispanics/Latinos. The rate of new infections among Hispanic/Latino men was more than...
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Why is My Body Acting Funny?

I am being prescribed atripla. I have voluntarily stopped taking my atripla after taking it for a year and my having my VL drop to <40 which is undetectable. also my cd4 was 577. now 4 months of not taking my atripla and storing it up so to speak,...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...Your question implies that your body is acting funny, but you indicate that you are not experiencing any symptoms. That's terrific that your viral load has not rebounded and Read more »

initial labs - acting on results

I tested positive for HIV mid-February 2008, and initial tests put my CD4 at 132. Further tests 3 weeks later have shown CD4 count = 125, CD4% = 25%, VL = 15,000. A resistance test has been done but results are not back yet. I am taking a...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...Yes, your absolute CD4 count is out of proportion to your CD4%. I would suspect that your white blood cell count (WBC) and total lymphocyte count are reduced, contributing to a lower absolute CD4 couunt. This could be a reflection Read more »

@nd Question/ Acting drunk

I was arrested for DWI one night and I was not drinking. I had taken my Sustiva and had to go to the store. The police said I was acting drunk. Have you ever heard of this before and why don't I remember acting this way? Could this be a side affect?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Sustiva (Stocrine) can induce an alterred mental state rarely mimicking intoxication. That adverse event is most often seen in the first 2-4 weeks of treatment. Levels of efavirenz (Sustiva) can be increased if taken with high fat foods that could... Read more »

what do you mena by 'PER ACT'

Hello Robert,I am a gay man from Istanbul and I follow your forum frequently. I realy appriciate you and I wish you could visit Istanbul which is the most beautiful city in world (believe me as I have seen many countires and awful New York) In...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi Istanbul Guy,"Per act" refers to a complete sexual experience (foreplay to money shot), which in most cases requires many more than "one forward-and-back Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kansas City, Mo.-Area Ryan White CARE Act Funding Reduced by $454,000; Transportation, Outreach Services Cut

...The Kansas City, Mo., metropolitan region this year will receive $454,000 less than last year in federal Ryan White CARE Act funding for services for low-income HIV-positive people, the Kansas City Star reports. In 2003, the number of Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

The Ryan White CARE Act: AIDS is Still an Emergency

... Over a decade and a half ago, America and the world were introduced to a courageous young boy with AIDS named Ryan White. He was from Kokomo, Indiana and had been infected with HIV as a result of the blood product transfusions required to... Read more »
American Academy of HIV Medicine

Understanding the Ryan White CARE Act

...The Ryan White Comprehensive AIDS Resources Emergency (CARE) Act, last reauthorized in 2000, is currently set to expire in September 2005. Nearly Read more »
AIDS Action Council

Ryan White CARE Act, a Cornerstone of HIV Treatment and Care, Expires: AIDS Action Urges Congress to Strengthen Our Nation's Response to the HIV Epidemic

... Washington, DC -- Tomorrow, September 30, 2005, the current authorization of the Ryan White Comprehensive AIDS Resources Emergency (CARE) Act expires. Since its enactment in 1990, this historic HIV legislation has saved Read more »
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Ryan White Care Act - Revisions?

Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
... U.S. Senate Committee Approves Major Revisions to Ryan White CARE Act A U.S. Senate committee voted 19-1 to approve a bill that would change the Ryan White CARE Act by allocating Read more »

the ryan white care act,being revised,the worst

Posted by alivehoping, 1 Reply
...to the supply on demand scenario,to much product would mean lower pricing.so please write congress,legislators,senators,the white house,anyone in any position who may help us its very important to the lives of all of us who are in this... Read more »

Live & Act in a Spirit of Love

Posted by Angel_Ronnie, 1 Reply
...they are merely for themselves. Let differing ideas clash, but not those of the heart. Peace comes to you when you live and act in a spirit of love Read more »

SCARED SILLY,,,,,,HAD FIRST BISEXUAL ACT

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...at all !!my problem know is i have this fissured tongue that does not go away and has a burning feeling most all the time(no white lesions)and just recently ive experienced problems maintaining or acheiving an erection, im 50 yrs old.could anyone... Read more »