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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Only 4% of Employees at South Africa's Largest Companies Enrolled in HIV/AIDS Disease-Management Plans, Survey Shows

Although 14.3% of employees at South Africa's largest companies are HIV-positive, only 4% of employees are participating in HIV/AIDS disease-management plans and only 0.6% of employees are receiving antiretroviral drugs, according to a survey... Read more »
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HIV News & Views: New Attempt to Cure a Child With HIV; Managing Heart Disease Risk; Family and Sexual Politics; and More

HIV News & Views, April 25, 2013 April 25, 2013 Top Stories at TheBody.com Read Past Newsletters Change/Update Subscription HIV & YOUR HEALTH The Realities of Managing Heart Disease Risk for... Read more »
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For Me, HIV/AIDS Is Not a Chronic, Manageable Disease

ScotCharles I am not a researcher -- I can only speak from my own experience -- but far too many people mistakenly believe that HIV no longer causes chronic illness because of the potent anti-retrovirals available. Over the last five years in... Read more »
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Managing HIV Disease and Job Performance

My job has become increasingly stressful and demanding. I am getting depressed with managing my HIV, work and single parenthood. I finally applied for FMLA and since then my job has transferred me, given me more work to do and given me a bad...
Christa Douaihy, Esq.

Response from Christa Douaihy, Esq.

Member, City of NY Bar Association Committee on AIDS
Dear Writer,Thank you for writing. I urge you to consult with an attorney as soon as possible to ensure your rights are protected. You can start your search for an attorney with the Legal Services Corporation (www.lsc.gov). LSC is the US government... Read more »

Side Effects of Drugs vs Managing HIV Disease

How does a person weigh the risks of the drugs, side effects, unknown long term effects, and iatrogentrogenic disease with allowing, supporting and promoting the body's own ability to defend itself. In essense, is the cure worse than the...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Treatment is not worse then the problem. My patients at one point were dying one a week at the average age of 32 after developing 4-5 sequential AIDS defining infections that caused terrible misery and suffering. My patients used to tell me that... Read more »

Manageable Chronic Disease?

Hi there Dr. Young. I just recently had a visit with my ophthamologist. HIV came up in the conversation and he mentioned that at this time it is still premature to refer to HIV as a manageable chronic disease. Although, he did mention that HAART has...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your post.I don't think that there's considerable differences here, only what comprises sufficient basis for calling this a manageable chronic disease. Some might want decades of experience to make this statement, others, like... Read more »

chronic manageable disease

Dr. Frascino,I keep hearing that hiv is now a chronic manageable disease. My question is: Is it really? Whenever I read literature it always says if you keep your viral load down. But what if you can't keep it down? What if none of the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Jason,I addressed this topic in one of my blogs for this site: "A Chronic, Not Always So Manageable, Condition." I'll repost it below.Dr. BobA Chronic, Not Always So Manageable, ConditionBy Bob Frascino, M.D. February 16,... Read more »
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Recovery Technician/Substitute Manager, Ohio

Posted by Anonymous
CARACOLE HOUSE
Recovery Technician/Substitute Manager:
Part-time position working in a residential setting for people with HIV/AIDS. This position entails being able to work in two facilities, one being focused on treatment of Substance Abuse with... Read more »

Director of Case Management Brooklyn NY

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Haitian Women's Program
Director of Case Management
Description:
HWP a not for profit organization based in Brooklyn, NY is seeking an experienced and motivated professional to act as the organization's Director of HIV Case Management. This position... Read more »

stress management

Posted by daisey6205, 4 Replies
Stress Management


A lecturer, when explaining stress management to an audience, raised a glass of water and asked, "how heavy is this glass of water? "

Answers

called out ranged from 20g to 500g.

The lecturer replied, "The absolute weight doesn't... Read more »

Wellness Case Manager / Prevention L.A.

Posted by Anonymous
Wellness Case Manager / Prevention ( 2 positions ) - Provide highly individualized and intensive case management support and prevention services to people living with HIV disease. A bachelor's degree in a human services-related field and a minimum... Read more »