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Hiv In Elders

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Elderly & HIV Positive

I am a 63 year old Gay man and I was diagnosed with HIV at age 60. I am still treatment naive with a viral load just under 14,000 and a T-cell count of 450. I work out at the gym 2-3 days a week, have a healthy eating pattern and get regular...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...I am not sure how to find out who the oldest person living with HIV might be. Google is of no help, and there are no articles on this. I would say that a number of people have lived into their Read more »

Elderly AIDS male slow to low vl high cd4

My husband is over 65 and was diagnosed HIV+ and HPB 10 months ago and has been on HAART for the... Read more »

Swine Flu

I will be taking a cruise to Mexico in a week. Considering the recent outbreak of the swine flu... Read more »
Articles
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Herbal Therapies Used by People Living With HIV: Elder

... Elder ( Sambucus nigra ) is a bush with bluish berries that grows throughout Europe. The plant's bark is the most commonly used medicinal Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Al Jazeera Examines HIV/AIDS Orphans' Toll on Zimbabwe's Elderly

... Al Jazeera examines the toll "almost 1.2 million children" orphaned by HIV/AIDS in Zimbabwe are having on the country's elderly population. As the piece describes, parents who have died from HIV/AIDS often leave their children in the care of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Advocate Urges Tanzania to Provide More HIV/AIDS Support to Elderly People, Caregivers

... Anna Mshigwa, CEO of the Tanga Elderly Women Resource Center, on Wednesday urged the Tanzanian government to provide more funding and support for HIV/AIDS services Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Health Official Urges HIV/AIDS Testing Among Elderly Population in Tanzania

... Make Msuya -- a district health officer in Korogwe, Tanzania -- recently called on elderly people to be tested for HIV/AIDS in order to help curb the spread of the disease in the country, Guardian /IPP Media reports. Read more »
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Excellent article on HIV & aging, "New York" mag.

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 2 Replies
...HIV patients are living longer but getting older fastershowing early signs of dementia and bone weakness usually seen in the elderly. http://nymag.com/health/features/61740/ Read more »

The Greying of HIV

Posted by Bear60
...HIV Goes Grey by Laura Whitehorn July 26, 2006Mind your elders: HIVs fastest-growing segment is about to get some long overdue attention. Data from the first comprehensive study of adults Read more »

Bristol Myers Squibbs: Videx

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Gentlemen, Stay away from Videx it infected my pancreas and made me diabetic, apprantly it does that to a high percentage of people on it or as I also understand kills another hign percentage of them. What does Bristol Myers Squibbs do? Sell death... Read more »

Seniors and HIV

Posted by Anonymous
...The elderly are the biggest population in getting HIV toady in the US. Senior's engage in more dry sex as the body becomes more dry as Read more »