Food Prep And Hiv
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,Condoms are "inadeguate"? Inadeguate???You are correct that condoms are not "the perfect tool of protection." However, they are still the very best tool we have to prevent STDs, including HIV. HIV cannot permeate intact latex.... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi Joe,The decision when to begin combination antiretroviral therapy is complex and often requires a detailed conversation to ascertain how ready, willing and anxious someone is to start. There may be other factors to consider as well, such as... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,We still do not know if PrEP is effective or not. Clinical trials are underway, but so far PrEP is not an FDA-approved indication for use of antiretrovirals. That said, certainly some magnetic couples are indeed using PrEP as a harm-reduction... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESHello and thanks for posting.While superinfection with HIV (getting a second strain after already positive) is rare, but does occur.It's reasonable to think that being on your ART regimen would likely prevent superinfection, just as... Read more »
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Posted by bartlebyIn response to recent news from the FDA regarding the use of the drug Truvada for prevention, Mapping Pathways U.S. partners AIDS United and AIDS Foundation of Chicago are presenting a webinar focusing on the ARV-based strategy PrEP (pre-exposure... Read more »
Posted by sugarplum, 5 RepliesI am a mid-20's female who is very nervous about getting tested for HIV. I know I need to get tested and I even have the lab paperwork...I have just avoided actually going to get the bloodwork done.
I have only had one sexual partner (my now ex... Read more »
Posted by lilliegThe forum will be at GMHC's 33rd street location (446 West 33rd Street, 7th floor dining hall) from 6:30-8pm. There will be panelists discussing the following: What is PrEP, how it's utilized, how and why it could be important for women, why it's... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesFood, Nutrition, and HIV Conference in Boston, on December 6
The Food, Nutrition, and HIV Conference is a day-long event for HIV-positive persons and front-line service providers.
It is organized by the AIDS Action Committee's HIV Health Institute.
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