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AIDS InfoNet

The U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)

...Drug Approval 5-Year Goals, Progress and Budgets The Bottom Line What Is PEPFAR? In 2003, the U.S. congress passed a bill to provide money to foreign governments to fight HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. This plan is the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR.) It is the largest commitment by any nation to combat a single disease in history. The total funds under PEPFAR total over $50 billion. PEPFAR funds are...
Ask the Experts

HIV antivirals and Medicare Drug Plan

I am HIV positive and currently receiving SSDI benefits, and have been working through Social Security's "Return to Work" program for the past few years. However, my current position ends in May 2010 and so does the insurance provided through that...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
While you are in this window, you might qualify for your prescription drug manufacturer's patient assistance program. If you go to the website for your medication, you should be directed to information on applying for patient assistance. If you... Read more »

hiv+ and plan pregnancy

Hi there!My viral load is 9069 and my cd4 is 550. I am not yet taking medication as my doctor says my cd4 is still good. However i plan to have a baby, am therefore worried about the viral load n the possibility of passing the virus to my unborn as...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...But other options are possible. You should discuss this with your medical provider and work together to decide on the best plan for you.Best of luck,Joe Read more »

Political Views? (BARACK OBAMA PLAN TO FIGHT HIV/AIDS)

Hello Dr. Rob,This is my first visit to your forum. I have read only a handful of your posts and have gotten a lot of valuable information from them. The one question that I have is regarding your political views. You are in a place to give so...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...platform. By comparison, Future President Obama's HIV/AIDS platform includes both domestic and global components. I'll post his plan below.On August 2, the CDC greatly increased its estimate of the number of new HIV infections in the U.S. each... Read more »

Life expectancy of AIDS patients on HAART?

I understand that a distinction is made between HIV and AIDS.I think the average life expectancy after diagnosis of HIV ranges from 5 years to 25 years. Is that correct?Once the AIDS-defining illness occurs, what is the prognosis, and the average...
Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Response from Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
...been getting closer and closer to normal even for people who became infected quite young. So I think you should continue to plan for a long and healthy life. CD4 low point (nadir) and robustness of CD4 recovery on therapy are both of interest to... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Choosing an HIV Care Provider

...before you make your choice. The Provider-Patient Relationship Many patients do better when they take an active role in planning their own health care. These patients do a lot of reading on their own, and bring information to their... Read more »
The Well Project

Diabetes and HIV/AIDS

...reducing sugar and starchy foods (carbohydrates), such as bread, potatoes, rice, and corn. See a registered dietitian to help you plan your meals. Many AIDS service organizations have registered dietitians on staff who will see you free of... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Pick a Card, Pick a Plan

...process this type of reimbursement. This is a problem since more and more patients are required by their company's health care plan to acquire their medications through a mail-order pharmacy, and it's an issue that the Fair Pricing Coalition... Read more »
The Well Project

Hyperlipidemia and HIV/AIDS: High Cholesterol and Triglycerides

...important to limit the amount of bad fats andexcess sugar in your diet. See a registered dietitian to help you make goodchoices and plan your meals. Many AIDS service organizations have registereddietitians on staff who will see you free of... Read more »
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Affordable Healthcare Plan, Not Insurance

Posted by TAD62, 2 Replies
...credit card clears (within 24/48 hours). There are Over 500,000 Service Providers Nationwide. They also offer a Medical Care Plan, which includes Hospital Services, an Advocacy Program, Ancillary Services, as well as the previously mentioned... Read more »

hiv specialist suggestions?

Posted by bluewindow, 2 Replies
...you have picked up from your experience: dos and donts of doctor-client relationships in HIV treatment, etc. My current health plan is United Health Care. I checked their network and they have a list of specialists in NYC, but I don't really know... Read more »

Should I plan for retirement?

Posted by livesinadream, 4 Replies
...OK so I'm 25 and have been poz for about 2 years. On meds and healthy, working full time. I'm wondering if I should plan for retirement. You know start a 401K and a roth IRA. I guess my question is what if I don't live to the retirement age of Read more »

Planned Parenthood... Elisa???

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Does anyone know if the blood draw test provided at Planned Parenthood (the one that takes 3-5 business days); is that an ELISA? I asked them, but the girl didn't seem to know. I will Read more »