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The Center for AIDS

Pointers on Cardiovascular Disease Risk, Screening and Management in Patients With HIV

James H. Stein, M.D., Robert Turell Professor in Cardiovascular Research, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin Dr. Stein is the Robert Turell Professor in Cardiovascular... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Wired News Examines How Text Messaging Helps Patients in Developing Countries Manage HIV/AIDS Treatment

Wired News on Thursday examined how HIV/AIDS treatment counselors in countries where health care systems are "overburdened" and doctors are "scarce" are using cell phone text messaging to alert health care clinics about HIV-positive patients'... Read more »
TheBodyPRO.com

New Developments in the Management of HIV Treatment-Naive Patients

Introduction Assessment of Several Once-Daily, First-Line Regimens Using Viral Decay to Assess the Efficacy of Treatment The Problem of Primary Resistance: Prevalence and Clinical Implications Footnotes Introduction The first antiretroviral... Read more »
Ask the Experts

How do I manage DR patient relationship?

I have been HIV+ for 15yrs. I have a pre existing psychiatric disability (schizo affective) making it difficult to relate to people, one of those people is my doctor. 6 months ago I was told my CD4 was 35, and my v/l was 568,000 + or - a few. I was...
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Response from Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Harvard Medical School
There is no doubt what you should do -- you need to work with a clinician who you can trust and talk with, and address what can be done with the numbers you mention. Those viral load results suggest that your HIV can grow to a very high level, and... Read more »

How to manage patients who defualt from INH prophylaxis

If a patient on INH prophylactic therapy defualts from the treatment from treatment for some time like a month, what do we do for such clients which are becoming significant in era of universal IPT for all eligible? It is a global public health...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thank you for your provocative question.You're correct tuberculosis is a very significant health treat for persons living with HIV. This is particularly true for communities in Africa, Asia and Eastern Europe. Here in the US,... Read more »

Death (HIV/AIDS A CHRONIC, NOT ALWAYS SO MANAGEABLE, CONDITION, 2010) ( HIV AND ACCELERATED AGING, 2010)

I think the p.c. word is morbidity . I recently had an argument with one of the very few friends iv disclosed to who stated , "people don't die from aids anymore". For whatever reason after 4 years despite three meds ( kaletra,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Pillboy,Morbidity means illness. Mortality refers to pushing up daisies.Your friend is woefully misinformed. HIV/AIDS is a slowly progressive disease that does not have a cure. That makes it a terminal (fatal) condition. Yes, we have made... Read more »

Why Can Diabetes Patients get Ins. but HIV patients can not?

Why does it seem that someone suffering with Diabetes can get Life Ins. but someone living with HIV is not able to get Insurance. Do you every think this will change? I mean I hear all the time about HIV and Diabetes Paradigm. Please take a...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
This is based on underwriting guidelines. I do not know what the guidelines are for diabetes. However, if insurance companies are issuing life insurance policies to diabetes patients, I am sure that this has been a change that has occurred over... Read more »
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1 in 7 patients given early HAART could manage without it later, researchers estimate

Posted by ashler1977
"14 adult patients who also started a course of ART soon after infection, who subsequently stopped it, and have not had to re-start because they have largely and in eight cases completely maintained undetectable viral loads for at least four years... Read more »

How do you manage your health care?

Posted by ScotCharles, 3 Replies
HIV/AIDS is a complicated web of conditions made more complicated by the interaction of the meds on our body chemistries. I would think that a specialty would have developed over the last 25 years that focused on the long term management of people... Read more »

Manager, Center for HIV Information SF

Posted by Anonymous
Manager, Center for HIV Information

Position Description
The UCSF Center for HIV Information (CHI) is a faculty-directed program of the Department of Medicine with a remarkably successful track record for developing key information resources on... Read more »

Bilingual HIV Prevention Case Manager Seattle

Posted by Anonymous
Lifelong AIDS Alliance
Bilingual HIV Prevention Case Manager

Description: The Prevention Case Manager is responsible for the provision of prevention case management services for HIV+ clients in need of HIV risk reduction counseling. This... Read more »