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Hiv Nutritionist

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Just wondering if I should seek out an hiv specific nutritionist or will a general nutritionist be ok. Thanks Ed...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
If you can find an HIV savvy one, that would be great. If not, one that has a lot of experience with patients with diabetes will be OK.Call your local AIDS Service organizations and clinics. They usually know dietitians who work with HIV... Read more »

FInding a suitable nutritionist

I am HIV+ for just over a year. I feel like a eat better then average, take a multivitamin... Read more »

HIV and lifespan

Hi Dr. Wohl:I realize this isn't under your category but I wanted to hear from an MD, not a... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Benefits of Diet, Supplements, and Exercise in HIV Care

Speakers: Jan Zimmerman, nutritionist, Village Center for Care, AIDS Day Treatment Program Sean Crawford, clinical exercise specialist, GMHC volunteer Nutrition and HIV Foods that Heal The Story on Supplements The Fitness Contribution A Final... Read more »
Body Positive

Is It AIDS or Is It Aging?

As an HIV/AIDS nutritionist and health educator, I work with many people who are over 50. I know that aging brings on medical, economic, social, nutritional and energy problems even in the absence of any disease. HIV disease creates similar problems... Read more »
Body Positive

Fighting Wasting

On March 24, 2000, Nutritionists In AIDS Care (NIAC) and the AIDS Wasting Foundation (AWF) presented an all-day conference at Hunter College in New York City. The conference was entitled "Progressive Management of AIDS Wasting: 2000," and one of... Read more »

What's New at The Body, May 7, 2008

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Posted by sunflower, 3 Replies
Yawn....sigh. Has anyone worked with a nutritionist to combat fatigue?? Did it work? I feel like I am gaining a ton of weight partly due to the fact that I keep wanting to eat because I am so tired. I feel like eating will give me energy (not).
I... Read more »

Part time Nutritionist wanted

Posted by Anonymous
Heritage Healthcare Center a Primary Care community health center in Harlem is seeking a Registered Nutritionist to provide nutritional counseling in HIV/AIDS, Diabetes, HTN, Hyperlipidemia, Obesity, etc.. Candidate will be expected to provide at... Read more »

some good news for HIV+ people

Posted by Anonymous
I'm a person with Hep C. I've been looking for something that will help me with my problems. I won't lie I'm also a Saleman for what I'm about ready to tell you.
I ran into a person that turned me on to Dr. Robert Marshall. He is one of the most... Read more »

Food, Nutrition, and HIV Conference 12/6 in Boston

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Food, Nutrition, and HIV Conference in Boston, on December 6

The Food, 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.

Th... Read more »