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AIDS InfoNet

Vitamins and Minerals

...been a lot of research on specific nutrients and HIV disease. However, one study showed that pregnant women in Tanzania benefited greatly from multivitamin supplementation. Also, many nutrients interact with each other. Most nutritionists believe in designing an overall program of supplements. People with HIV may benefit from taking supplements of the following vitamins and minerals: B Vitamins: Vitamin B-1 (Thiamine), Vitamin B2...
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I'm having a hard time finding a good HIV doctor that's alsoa nutritionist, two in one ( I'm on Medicaid ).I work out ( muscular guy ) and would also like to takesupplements for muscle gain that won't interfere with my HAART meds. I'm on Norvir,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,A high-protein balanced diet and regular trips to the gym are your best options. Most HIV specialists are not nutritionists! A single consultation with an HIV-knowledgeable nutritionist to evaluate and optimize your diet and exercise regimen... 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 (Theragram or Centrum), 400IE of vitamin E, 1000MG of Vitamin C, Powdered Creatin which contains 1-3grams of L-Glutamine, and a MetRx Protein Drink which...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
...To find a nutritionist who is knowledgeable about HIV, contact the American Dietetic Association. I believe they have a list. The other resource is Read more »

overweight hiv positive seeks safe weight loss program

Please advise a safe weight loss program for an hiv positive woman who needs to lose 35 pounds, not yet taking medication. Will this kind of weight loss advance the virus more quickly, and thus the need to start meds sooner? Thanks.
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...viral load. A reasonable weight reduction program should not hasten disease progression. Most centers that provide HIV care have nutritionists on their staff -- I would advise you to consult a nutritionist to develop a reasonable weight loss and... Read more »

AZT related fatigue - options fo help

I have been on AZT for about nine months. My CD-4 count is 990 and viral load non-detectable. My doctor says I have mild anemia due to a rbc of 2.86 mil/cu mm, hemoglobin of 12.0 gm/dl and hematocrit of 34.8% (My iron is normal at 97 ug/dl) I...
J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

Response from J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

San Francisco General Hospital
...a few. If you are eating a balanced diet you are probably getting adequate minimum daily allowances of B vitamins, but most HIV nutritionists recommend a daily B complex supplement. Vitamin B-12 deficiency can cause anemia, but it's most likely... Read more »
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The Well Project

Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

...these methods will improvelipodystrophy, there is no down side to eating right and exercising. It is agood idea to speak with a nutritionist or dietician about the steps you cantake to improve your diet and exercise habits. See the TWP sheets on... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: HIV/AIDS Agency Seeks Clients for Nutrition Program

...million federal grant to continue the program. To be eligible, a person must be HIV-positive and meet twice per year with a nutritionist. There is no income eligibility limit. TOUCH has revamped its menu over the years to respond to the longer... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

TB and HIV Management in High Prevalence Settings: From Coordination to Integration

...Institute for Health Research The Policy Perspective Presented by Kevin M. De Cock (United States) Director, HIV/AIDS Department at the World Health Organization (WHO) Questions and Answers ... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...effect of antiretroviral therapy on clinical manifestations. AIDS 20(7):1051-1058. October 2005. Gynecological conditions and HIV/AIDS. The Body. Retrieved from www.thebody.com/content/art5000.html on July 21, 2006. Levine AM, Berhane K,... Read more »
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Trying to find help so I can cope.

Posted by Atheena, 1 Reply
...grasping at a rope that just deteriorates before my eyes. I dont want to go to just any therapist and nutritionist with no HIV/AIDS info and forget about a public gym. How do I find help or am I just out of luck being in a mid class income? ... Read more »

Trying to find help so I can cope.

Posted by Atheena, 4 Replies
...myself grasping at a rope that just deteriorates before my eyes. I dont want to go to just any therapist and nutritionist with no HIV/AIDS info and forget about a public gym. How do I find help or am I just out of luck being in a mid class... Read more »

is there anything i can do to gain weight with hiv

Posted by tracey, 2 Replies
...has anyone ever heard of juven, does it help people like us with hiv gain weight thanks Read more »

ONE YEAR

Posted by Sparkles4life, 3 Replies
...I BEEN HIV POSITIVE SINCE DECEMBER OF LAST YEAR ITS BEEN REALLY HARD FOR ME I DON'T HAVE THE SUPPORT TEAM AT ALL I HAVE ONLY TOLD A COUPLE Read more »