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Hiv Intervention

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Get the Facts
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

... The HIV epidemic is a serious threat to the Hispanic/Latino community. While Hispanics/Latinos 1 represented approximately 15% of the United States (US) population in 2006, they accounted for 17% of new HIV infections in the 50 states
Ask the Experts

Lap Band and HIV positive

I am considering getting the Gastric lap band to help with my weight control. I am HIV positive but not on meds at this time. My HIV speicialist has given me the go ahead as he has had other HIV positive patients who have had the band. However when...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Surgical interventions for obesity are generally well tolerated by HIV+ persons. If your HIV specialist is comfortable with the lap band that is reassuring that your outcome should be similar to that Read more »

Bone Death

What is the most effective treatment(s) for bone death? Is the medication, Forteo, a possible treatment?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...osteoporosis (loss of calcium from bone) but not for osteonecrosis (bone death). Ostepororis may be increased in patients with HIV so interventions to reverse that process are being evaluated with some early studies showing benefit similar to the... Read more »

nutrition interventions

Describe the nutritional interventions required across the stages of HIV/AIDS
Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Response from Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Brown University School of Medicine
...That will require a book. Look for Dr. Mary Romeyn's book on nutrition and HIV/AIDS.Alvan Fisher, M.D. Read more »

Intervention - when/how?

Dear Dr Bob,Hi - I wrote to u before - am concerned friend from NY. Thanks so much for your advice. You really made a difference: I told her about the site and showed her your response. She has since switched docs/regimens (now on viramune and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation with her some of the information readily available on this site pertaining to medications, symptoms, interacting with your HIV specialist, etc. You could also offer to go with her to her next visit to her HIV specialist. Encourage her to... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Intervention for Providers Study: A Randomized Controlled Trial of a Clinician-Delivered HIV Risk-Reduction Intervention for HIV-Positive People

...risk-reduction counseling as a routine part of medical care," explain the study authors. A randomized, controlled trial, the HIV Intervention for Providers study, developed and tested a provider-based HIV prevention training intervention in four... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Studies Provide Sufficient Evidence to Recommend Male Circumcision As HIV Intervention, South African Researchers Say

...circumcision reduces the risk of HIV transmission among heterosexual men and the procedure should be considered an appropriate HIV intervention strategy, the SAPA/ Mail and Guardian reports. Located at the South African Medical Research... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Tailoring HIV Interventions to Men's Needs," according to a Lancet comment . The authors write that "men's health-seeking behaviour are poorly understood in the AIDS epidemic, and encouraging men to get tested and into treatment is a major challenge, but one that is poorly... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pregnancy as a Window of Opportunity for HIV Prevention: Effects of an HIV Intervention Delivered Within Prenatal Care

... The study team set out to determine if "an HIV prevention program bundled with group prenatal care reduced sexually transmitted infection (STI) incidence, repeat pregnancy, Read more »
Connect With Others

Asian Pacific AIDS Intervention in Los Angeles

Posted by Anonymous
...The Asian Pacific AIDS Intervention in Los Angeles and Orance County is currently hiring for new postions. We have positions available for persons Read more »

Older people with HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...My mother was just diagnosed with HIV --she's 65 for god's sake! She said she had sex with a man she met in Florida five years ago--someone her age. No one told her Read more »

Living With the AIDS Virus

Posted by Anonymous
...contributors highlight the lessons to be learnt from these experiences in order to identify what works, and what does not, in HIV interventions. Read more »

Clinical Coordinator/Crisis Intervention Specialis

Posted by Anonymous
...regarding clinical interventions, policies, and procedures. Qualifications: . Demonstrated experience with the provision of HIV, case management, mental health services for bilingual/bi-cultural individuals and families; Experience with chronic... Read more »