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Hiv Nutrition Implications

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Can nutrition and exercise help improve HIV-related neuropathy?

Some background about me: I was diagnosed with HIV/AIDS in April of this year, a late-stage diagnosis with CD4 <50. My count is still <50 but I have recently started Atripla. In the past 2 months I have also been treated for PCP and subsequently...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
...removed from therapy. But in some cases, it does not. It is impossible to predict who will have improvements.I do not know of any nutritional considerations to improve PN, but two small studies using Acetyl-L-Carnitine supplements seemed to... Read more »

nutrition exercise and hiv positive

hi. I have heard people say hiv positive people should eat healthy, how does what one eats affect... Read more »

Substance Abuse/HIV/Nutrition

I am working as a Meal Planner with a program that offers housing, counseling and meals for HIV+... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

WFP, UNAIDS Work to Improve Nutritional Support Available for People Living With HIV/AIDS

... The World Food Program (WFP), with the support of UNAIDS, is planning to launch "a new policy to make food and nutritional support more available to people living with HIV," VOA News Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Women's HIV/AIDS Coalition in Malawi Encourages Participation in Farming Program, Better Nutrition Practices

... The Coalition of Women Living with HIV/AIDS in Malawi has launched a program to bring HIV-positive women together to grow crops in an effort to improve their access to better Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

World Food Programme Initiative to Provide Nutritional Assistance to Thousands in Ethiopia Living With, Affected by HIV/AIDS

... About 54,000 people in Ethiopia living with or affected by HIV/AIDS will receive nutritional assistance from the U.N. World Food Programme under a new agreement announced Tuesday, the Daily Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Malawi's President Says Antiretroviral Drugs, Proper Nutrition Must Be Used Together to Fight HIV/AIDS

...healthful diet respond better to antiretroviral drugs than those who are malnourished. Mary Shawa, Malawi's principal secretary for HIV/AIDS and nutrition, said the nutrition of most Malawians is poor, especially those living with HIV/AIDS.... Read more »
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Food, Nutrition, and HIV Conference 12/6 in Boston

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Nutrition, and HIV Conference is a day-long event for HIV-positive persons and front-line service providers. It is organized by the AIDS Action Committee's HIV Health Institute. The event is free for HIV-positive consumers, and for... Read more »

Nutrition and HIV: Loosing rights to choose

Posted by bradford, 1 Reply
...for HIV and AIDS, instead I chose vitamin supplements as a means to boost my immune system and stay healthy. I did not take HIV/AIDS medications for 13 years, out of the 20 years I have been infected! It wasnt until 1997, I first realized the... Read more »

HIV and Nutrition fighting back

Posted by Atlanta2005, 1 Reply
...I lost my lover and a few friends when no meds were available, I have been following the frontlines and behind the lines of HIV. Its been 20 years. I am not an expert, but I know more about a lot of things than my own doctor does. And I have a... Read more »

P.S. to HIV and Nutrition fighting back

Posted by Atlanta2005
Get the Book Built to Survive 3rd edition. Mooney and Vergel. Anybody want to talk about it lets share or pick my brains..... I have read to many posts that are sad, how about those who are willing to fight back!!!! Get your body to fight back,... Read more »