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AIDS InfoNet

Choosing an HIV Care Provider

...specialist in internal medicine as your primary physician. No matter what their specialty, you will get better HIV care from providers who have experience treating people at all stages of HIV disease. Be sure to ask how many patients with HIV they have treated, and how many they currently see. HIV patients do better when their physicians have more experience treating HIV disease. Do You Have Similar Ideas About Treating HIV? Some...
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health supplement is not necessary for hiv patients?

hi there,first of all, i wanna say thank you for all things you do in this website, its really very helpful and informative.i have diagnosed with hiv + in year 2006, i started medication in 2007, i have just gone for my appointment treatment last...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Hello and thanks for your post.I agree with your doctor.For most patients in the developed world who have access to adequate supplies of food, the best nutritional supplement isn't a pill, but rather Read more »

Concerns Careing from HIV patient (CARING FOR AN HIV/AIDS PATIENT AT HOME)

I recently started caring from my brother who has Full blown AIDS with Cryptococcus meningitis. I wasnt paranoid about it until my toddler covered herself over with his throw and suddenly got a rash on both her arms and face. She had been inside all...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...no such thing as "Partially Blown AIDS." I'm delighted you are caring for your brother in his time of need. I wish all AIDS patients had loving family members to care for them and love them.Your fears about transmission are unwarranted. I can't... Read more »

Dieting and HIV

I am HIV poz, 37 and will be starting meds soon. I am about 25lbs. overweight and I'd like to lose it. Are those contradictive plans?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Patients starting HIV medication often will gain weight (mostly fat) in the first year. Efforts to effectively exercise/diet are compatable Read more »

HIV Patient with excess of Abdominal Fat Accumulation

what is HIV patients with Excess of Abdominal Fat Accumulation how is this caused?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...boosted PI such as lopinavir, atazanavir, saquinavir, fosamprenavir, or darunavir). Diet and exercise can be helpful is some patients as can switching to more fat friendly regimens. A variety of interventions such as some diabetes drugs or... Read more »
Articles
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Abstract No. 331: Viral Fitness in Patients with Discordant CD4 and Plasma HIV RNA following Protease Inhibitor Failure

...The authors begin with the observation that discordant evolution of CD4 counts and plasma viral RNA is observed in patients following protease inhibitor therapy. They offer several hypotheses: The fall in CD4 is only delayed with regard to the... Read more »
The Body PRO

Poster Session 42351: The Effects of Oxandralone on Body Weight and Composition in Patients with HIV-Associated Weight Loss

...age of 40 years and a mean baseline weight of 68.1 kilograms. Patients were on stable antiretroviral regimens, had documented weight loss, and had no active opportunistic infections or cancers. All patients were treated daily with 20 mg of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Weight Loss and Survival in HIV-Positive Patients in the Era of Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy

...Weight loss and wasting have been predominant features of HIV disease progression and have been used as strong predictors of morbidity and Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part I: Treatments for Fat Gain

...HIV-related fat gain, it will not becovered by insurance for this purpose. It is expensive, costing up to $3,000 amonth. There is a patient assistance program for Serostim at www.serostim.com/default.aspx?pageid=331 . Tesamorelin has been shown... Read more »
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HIV Patients required study Vancouver and Toronto

Posted by estyle
...HIV Patients required for paid surveys and focus groups. Earn $150-$350 dependant on study you are selected for. Call 604-628-7647 or 416-907-5465 Read more »

AIDS patient eradicted of HIV virus?

Posted by Mike89406, 4 Replies
Very interesting read while he went through some hardships doing this it sounds like the opening of a possible new door to treatment. The guy hasn't been on Meds for 600 days after a bone marrow transplant. ... Read more »

Boon for HIV & AIDS patients - Yoga Pranayama ....

Posted by akumar, 1 Reply
...Boon for HIV & AIDS patients - Yoga & Pranayama - Swami Ramdev From: akumar My dear Brothers & Sisters, Re: Great ancient Indian science Read more »

AIDS Patients Face Downside of Living Longer

Posted by ScotCharles
...to go through this and were learning as we go. Mr. Holloway is uncomplaining even in the face of pneumonia and a 40-pound weight loss, both associated with his cancer treatment. Has the cost been too high? He says it has not, considering the... Read more »