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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Transgender Health and HIV

...meta-analysis reported participation in commercial sex work, as did 59% of transgender youth in another study. Many MTF find that sex work offers a sense of social connection with other transgender persons, but sex work amplifies the risk of HIV transmission for MTF and their partners. Not only is HIV prevalence high among MTF engaged in sex work, it also appears that their infection rates are as much as four times higher than those of...
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insurance

Can you honestly tell me whether there is insurance anywhere for a person with AIDS.
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
...Are you asking about life insurance or medical insurance? There are several life insurance companies that will provide life insurance (limited coverage) to people who are HIV+. See Read more »

Life Insurance medical exam/Similar symptoms to HIV/AIDS

Hello I have 2 questions:1) What happens if an individual has been declined for life insurance due to having the HIV virus or the AIDS virus yet unaware? Does the Life Ins. Co. normally notify the individual (by mail, ph, etc?)and advise...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
...him how to get more information with respect to why coverage was denied. I do not know what disease has symptoms closest to HIV but it is probably some immune deficiency disease. Read more »

health insurance coverage

Hi there, I am an American citizen who has lived abroad most of my life. I am looking to move back to the U.S. and have never had health insurance there before. without a current job, and only savings, how hard will it be to get insured having hiv?I...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
...coverage under a foreign health plan or program would be consisdered prior coverage.Some states, like California, offer major risk medical insurance programs (MRMIP). In California, to be eligible, you have to be a resident of the state, not... Read more »

Health Insurance/Medical Coverage Expense

Why is Health Insurance/Medical Coverage an expense that companies continue to transfer to the employee
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
I have a variation on this one: why is health insurance/medical coverage a burden that the country continues to put on employers? Why doesn't the wealthiest nation in history provide basic health coverage to all of its citizens? Neither one of us is... Read more »
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The Well Project

Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

...but can cause seriouslong-term health problems. Increased levels of cholesterol and triglycerides can put you at a higherrisk of developing heart disease or having a heart attack or stroke. Increased glucose and insulin levels greatly... Read more »
The Well Project

Drug Interactions and HIV/AIDS

...seriousness of those side effects. For example,combining Zerit (stavudine, d4T) with Videx (didanosine, ddI) may increase the risk of a serious condition calledlactic acidosis (high levels of lactic acid in the blood), especially inpregnant... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part II: Treatments for Fat Loss

...lipoatrophy. People who have not developed lipoatrophy should avoid taking Zerit orRetrovir, if possible, to reduce the risk of developing the condition. Fat Loss in the Face While lipoatrophy can occur in the arms, legs, and butt,... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part I: Treatments for Fat Gain

...Some body shape changes and metabolic problems have been linked with heartdisease and strokes in HIV+ people. To minimize the risk of heart diseaseand/or stroke: Get checked and, if needed, treated for high blood pressure Have regular... Read more »
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Just dignosed HIV+ in the Army

Posted by lkn4u, 14 Replies
...Hello all, I have just been given the news I am HIV+ and I am overseas right now and I guess will be sent back to the states very very soon. I have almost 20 years in service and Read more »

Life Insurance

Posted by Anonymous
...There is a Life insurance Company that might be helpful to someone who is HIV+. I have located a High Risk Insurance Co. which is called IMPAIRED RISK SPECIALIST INC. the company has a plan call (E-Z 1 2 3 HIV) The qualifications Read more »

Life Insurance for people who areHIV+

Posted by Anonymous
...I just received information about Life Insurance that might be helpful to someone who is HIV+. I have located a High Risk Insurance Company which is called IMPAIRED RISK SPECIALIST INC. The company has a plan called E.Z. 123 HIV. The... Read more »

Looking 4 help on having a baby with hiv+ hubby

Posted by Charlie, 5 Replies
...at non detectable we can have unprotected sex at the right time of the month for me to get pregnant. I know that there is a risk with this but it is all we can do in the UK. We did this in oct 2004 and i got pregnant the first month but i had a... Read more »