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Hiv Considered Chronic

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Death (HIV/AIDS A CHRONIC, NOT ALWAYS SO MANAGEABLE, CONDITION, 2010) ( HIV AND ACCELERATED AGING, 2010)

I think the p.c. word is morbidity . I recently had an argument with one of the very few friends iv disclosed to who stated , "people don't die from aids anymore". For whatever reason after 4 years despite three meds ( kaletra, truvada, instentra) I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Pillboy,Morbidity means illness. Mortality refers to pushing up daisies.Your friend is woefully misinformed. HIV/AIDS is a slowly progressive disease that does not have a cure. That makes it a terminal (fatal) condition. Yes, we have made... Read more »

Chronic fatigue and HIV (CAUSES OF HIV-ASSOCIATED FATIGUE, 2010) (PROVIGIL, 2010)

I tested poz Jan. 97 and have been and remain "HIV+ asyptomatic". However, as time has progressed,... Read more »

HIV/AIDS, co-diagnosis Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, antivirals, toxic chemical exposure.

I am a Registered Nurse working in Australia in health promotion, education, information and... Read more »
Articles
Black AIDS Institute

Living Longer With HIV/AIDS Includes Developing Chronic Diseases

...20 years. Diagnosed with HIV in 1990, when he was 25, he had seen many of his friends and one partner lose the battle against AIDS. "I knew that it was a death sentence for me too," Brown says. But lifesaving antiretroviral medications and good... Read more »
The Body

For Me, HIV/AIDS Is Not a Chronic, Manageable Disease

...five years in particular, I have become aware that both doctors and the non-infected public have the ill informed opinion that HIV/AIDS is completely controlled by medications. The belief that HIV/AIDS is no longer a health threat has caused... Read more »
The Body

Coping With an HIV/AIDS Diagnosis

...-- it's the emotional ones. In parts of the world where effective HIV treatment is readily available, HIV is now considered a chronic disease, much like diabetes. But unlike diabetes, there's still a ton of stigma attached to being HIV positive.... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Availability of Draft Guidance Re: Development of Antivirals for Chronic Hepatitis C, Including Coinfection With HIV

... The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing the availability of a draft guidance for industry entitled "Chronic Hepatitis C Virus Infection: Developing Direct-Acting Antiviral Agents for Treatment," which includes co-infection with HIV. Read more »
Connect With Others

READ THIS!! YOU WILL BE OK AND YOU WILL LIVE!!

Posted by sbev1981
...horrible thought on the virus. PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE take me as walking proof that HIV is controllable and is now considered a Chronic Illness (just like Diabetes). I have been researching on the daily to understand the virus and know what I... Read more »

YOU WILL BE OK!! READ THIS AND FEEL BETTER!!

Posted by sbev1981
...horrible thought on the virus. PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE take me as walking proof that HIV is controllable and is now considered a Chronic Illness (just like Diabetes). I have been researching on the daily to understand the virus and know what I... Read more »

Usted estar bien!!

Posted by sbev1981
...horrible thought on the virus. PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE take me as walking proof that HIV is controllable and is now considered a Chronic Illness (just like Diabetes). I have been researching on the daily to understand the virus and know what I... Read more »

READ THIS AND YOU WILL FEEL BETTER!!

Posted by sbev1981, 1 Reply
...horrible thought on the virus. PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE take me as walking proof that HIV is controllable and is now considered a Chronic Illness (just like Diabetes). I have been researching on the daily to understand the virus and know what I... Read more »