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Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

...Lipodystrophy? Can Lipodystrophy Be Treated? Caring for Yourself What Is Lipodystrophy? Lipodystrophy means abnormal fat changes. It is used to describe a number ofunwanted changes in body fat that are experienced by many HIV+ people.Lipodystrophy can also include changes in fat and sugar levels in the blood ofHIV+ people. Although there is no official definition of lipodystrophy in HIV, it isgenerally broken down into two...
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HIV/AIDS Denial (AIDS DENIALISTS, 2009)

What's up with all these people who either deny HIV exists or believe the government create it? I was watching a youtube video of a news report from Houston about these researchers working on a cure. I noticed in all the comments on youtube, most...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,The AIDS denialists have been around for a while. They are very vocal and very whacked. They seem to live in a parallel universe that Read more »

AIDS vs HIV (HIV VERSUS AIDS DIAGNOSIS DEFINITION 2008)

Dr Bob,First I would like to thank you for all the wonderful work you have done for HIV/AIDS. I enjoy your wit also. My question might soundstupid to you but I don't know if I stillshould be labeled as having "AIDS" or not. I have always hated...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...diagnosis than and AIDS diagnosis" is what's really silly! It shows we still have a long way to go in educating John Q. Public about HIV/AIDS. Unfortunately that education process is made all the more difficult by our current administration's... Read more »

HIV vs AIDS??? (DEFINITION HIV VERSUS AIDS)

BIG question. I have been getting conflicting info on this.What is the difference between HIV and AIDS? I thought (think) there is a huge difference between the two.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,No, actually there is not a huge difference. Everyone with AIDS (Acquire Immune Deficiency Syndrome) is HIV positive (Human Immunodeficiency Virus positive). AIDS is diagnosed when an HIV-positive Read more »

HIV to AIDS

I am a nurse and trying to understand when the disease switches from HIV to AIDS and what lab values indicate this switch. Also, is there a point at which the patient's lab values indicate a quicker time to death.
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
...The definition of AIDS is associated with either the development of an opportunistic infection or malignancy like lymphoma or Kaposi's sarcoma, or an Read more »
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The Body

HIV Frontlines: In Newark, N.J., an HIV/AIDS Advocate Finds New Ways to Reach LGBT African Americans

...what we learned was that there was no organization, or nobody in the state of New Jersey that was actually addressing the HIV/AIDS epidemic for African-American men, black men, especially gay black men. You said even in 1998, 1999? Yeah,... Read more »
The Body

LEARN: Educate Yourself and Others About HIV/AIDS

... However much you think you know about HIV/AIDS, there is always more to learn. And of course, if you're just beginning to learn about HIV in the first place, there is definitely Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

MSF Calls for Sustained Commitment to Global HIV/AIDS Funding

...economic crisis and calls to commit funds to other health crises" threatened to undermine recent gains in the fight against HIV/AIDS, the Associated Press reports.MSF "says money for other health issues should be given in addition to money for... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York Lawmakers, HIV/AIDS Advocates Working to Address HIV/AIDS Funds for Counties

... New York state lawmakers and HIV/AIDS advocates are working to address federal HIV/AIDS funding for Nassau and Suffolk counties following a recent ruling that HHS Read more »
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World AIDS Day 2006: raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness

Posted by Anonymous
...World AIDS Day 2006: Raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness We urgently need to raise 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness to stop the epidemic spread of AIDS-related Read more »

Workplace issues and HIV/AIDS

Posted by ScotCharles
...http://www.thebody.com/workplace.html Check out this link for workplace issues with HIV/AIDS. It is very thorough. Read more »

Benefits of HIV/AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...is to write a 10-15 page paper on a controversial topic. The topic I have chosen is definitely controversial- "How has HIV/AIDS benefited the world". Before you automatically assume that I'm some sick puppy, let me say that I DO NOT wish to... Read more »

HIV/AIDS EDUCATION-OUR BEST RESOURCE

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...HIV/AIDS EDUCATION - Our best resource is individuals infected with HIV Education is paramount if we are to reach individuals infected Read more »