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Ethnicity Affecting Hiv

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Ethnicity and metabolism effect on HIV progression?

I am 40 years old, African-American male,HIV+ Cd 375 and Vl 32,000 diagnoised two months ago, most likely contracted disease two years ago. This seems as though the virus has developed quickly? My concern is the progression of the HIV in African...
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
...There is no data to suggest that ethnicity or race affects one's response to HIV treatment. There have been a few retrospective studies looking at whether ethnicity affects HIV disease progression. the data Read more »

segments of population affected

Which segments of the population are most affected by the AIDS epidemic? Read more »

Ethnicity and HIV

Is it known whether a person's ethnicity plays a part in the rate of HIV progression? I just read a... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Epidemic Spreading Within Honduran Ethnic Group Garifuna

...HIV/AIDS is spreading among people in Honduras, particularly within the ethnic group Garifuna, Reuters reports. About 1.5% of the seven million people in Honduras are living with HIV/AIDS, according to the United Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Disparities in Diagnoses of HIV Infection Between Blacks/African Americans and Other Racial/Ethnic Populations -- 37 States, 2005-2008

... Since early in the HIV epidemic, blacks/African Americans have been disproportionately affected, the report authors noted. Drawing on data from the Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Update to Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Diagnoses of HIV/AIDS -- 33 States, 2001-2005

...United States. 1 This report updates HIV/AIDS diagnoses during 2001-2005 among black adults and adolescents and other racial/ethnic populations reported to CDC through June 2006 by 33 states ? that had used confidential, name-based... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Minnesota Observes National Native HIV/AIDS Day

...natives since the epidemic began; 82 have died; and nearly 110 are living with HIV. American Indians and Native Alaskans are the ethnic group third-most affected by HIV, after African Americans and Latinos. Back to other news for March 2010 ... Read more »
Connect With Others

why???

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...why had Africa brought HIV to this world????? what have we done? Read more »

Homosexuality and HIV/AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...approximately 50 percent are black, 30 percent are white, 20 percent are Hispanic, and a small percentage are members of other racial/ethnic groups. The Truth: If you do not engage in homosexual sex your chances of contracting HIV drop... Read more »

Casting Call for HIV+ Adult Men and Women

Posted by castingcall
...well as your CD4 count and viral load. Thank you and I look forward to hearing from you. Alexa HIV+ Adults 25yrs and up. All ethnic backgrounds are welcome Compensation - YES Photo/Video Shoot will take place in Manhattan (we do not pay for... Read more »

Casting Call for HIV+ Adult Men and Women

Posted by castingcall
...well as your CD4 count and viral load. Thank you and I look forward to hearing from you. Alexa HIV+ Adults 25yrs and up. All ethnic backgrounds are welcome Compensation - YES Photo/Video Shoot will take place in Manhattan (we do not pay for... Read more »