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Hiv Diet Plan

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The Well Project

Diabetes and HIV/AIDS

...diabetes Type 2 diabetes can often be prevented or delayed by making changes to your diet and increasing exercise Symptoms of Diabetes Symptoms of diabetes include: Extreme thirst Need to urinate frequently Unexplained weight loss Hunger Blurry vision Irritability Tingling or numbness in the hands or feet Difficulty healing Extreme fatigue Symptoms typically occur when glucose levels have gotten very high. If you are...
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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
...pregnant. Meeting with an experienced Obstetrician is very important. S/he will be sure you have all the vaccinations, vitamins, diet tips and other screenings that you will need to prepare for a healthy pregnancy. It is alos important for you... Read more »

Daly menu plan fo an HIV positive lady to gain weight

Hello, I was wondering if you could possibly help me with providing a daily menu plan to gain weight. I have searched intensively the internet and I could not find anywhere this information; there is only general advice but I find that does not...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...knowing more, this is just a start. I hope these are not foods that you are fussy about! They are all based on the Mediterranean diet, which has been shown to be good for the heart.Let me know how it goes.Nelson Read more »

Undetectable but with high LDL levels

I have been undetectable for several year but during my last labs result, descovered that my LDL levels where sky-rocket. My previous labs overseas were normal but the one in the us not so much, I am also living at a high altitude level overseas....
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Reason for high LDL levels needs to be evaluated (factors can include genetics, diet, and HIV drugs) so that treatment plan can be reasonably formulated. Diet and exercise is often first approach utilized. An assessment Read more »


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 »
AIDS InfoNet

Choosing an HIV Care Provider

...Some people don't mind taking a lot of pills. Other people would rather take as few as possible. Are you willing to change your diet, or the amnount of exercise you do? Your provider should also know about other treatments you are using or want... Read more »
The Well Project

Hyperlipidemia and HIV/AIDS: High Cholesterol and Triglycerides

...ormore If your health care provider has prescribed lipid-lowering drugs, make sureto take them consistently Try to lose weight if you are overweight If you smoke, try to quit or at least cut down Taking Care of Yourself If... Read more »
The Well Project

Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

...drugs that can be used to treat theseconditions, such as Glucophage (metformin). All Symptoms of Lipodystrophy Diet and exercise: Increasing exercise and improving your diet mayhelp with all of the symptoms of lipodystrophy.... Read more »
The Well Project

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

...needed, treated for high blood pressure Have regular lab tests to check you lipid and glucose levels Eat a healthy diet, see a dietician if you need help with this Get regular exercise Keep your weight down Give up... Read more »
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hiv specialist suggestions?

Posted by bluewindow, 2 Replies 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 »

Life Expectancy with HIV

Posted by SaltyWater, 9 Replies
...Hi I was recently diagnosed with HIV some 6/7 weeks ago. While I can accept this illness and try not to let it affect my life too much, and making sure I go to my Read more »

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Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Men: The symptoms are variable, but include swollen glands in the neck and armpits, fatigue, fever, thrush, night sweats and weight loss. Women: Women also experience swollen glands of the neck and armpits, fatigue, fever, night sweats, weight... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous
...somewhat hard. Laying down it is softer. Anyway, from what I can find on Lipodystrophy the best thing to do for it is a good diet and excercise plan. I'm eating and excercising the best I know how yet my stomach is staying the same. Does anyone... Read more »