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Pick a Card, Pick a Plan

... Photo: PA IMAGERY With the ongoing economic crisis, plus the large number of people who are unemployed, and the mounting costs associated with health care, patient assistance and drug co-pay programs may be a way to offer much-needed assistance to those who are uninsured and underinsured, or are being adversely affected by the rising costs of drug co-pays, health insurance premiums, and
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Political Views? (BARACK OBAMA PLAN TO FIGHT HIV/AIDS)

Hello Dr. Rob,This is my first visit to your forum. I have read only a handful of your posts and have gotten a lot of valuable information from them. The one question that I have is regarding your political views. You are in a place to give so...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...for every American; modernizing the U.S. health care system to contain spiraling health care costs and improve the quality of patient care; and promoting prevention and strengthening public health to prevent disease and protect against natural... Read more »

Need an HIV Doctor in NYC

My 23 year old son was just diagnosed. his CD4 count is 500. He has a lot of symptons.. fever, nausea and he needs an specialist in NYC
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...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... Read more »

Indeterminate HIV Western Blot Test

Dr. Frascino:I tested positive about 10 years ago when I was treated for non-pcp pneumonia. At that time I do not know if a western blot test was performed or not. However, I do know that I had a detectable viral load and a low t-cell count. at...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...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... Read more »

My HIV MD discriminates because of my weight

I will like to first tell you about myself, I am 47, male and was diagnosed with AIDS a little over 3 years ago and I am currently on antivirals (Viramune, Truvada) and I also suffer from clinical depression and are on anti-depressents (Zoloft,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Jose C.,A physician certainly should never intentionally humiliate a patient! There is always the possibility it was a misunderstanding. As you may know, one common problem with HIVers is wasting (involuntary Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Chicago-Based Care, Treatment Campus Plans to Provide Services, Housing for 100 HIV/AIDS Patients

...treatment and care campus established by the Chicago-based organization AIDSCare that will eventually serve more than 100 HIV/AIDS patients. The AIDSCare campus, funded by an $18 million federal grant, will include 66 apartments, a wellness... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Washington, D.C., Health Dept. Director Announces Plan to Assure City Pays Not-For-Profits Serving HIV/AIDS Patients on Time

...reimbursements on time also has led the Carl Vogel Center , which provides case-management and counseling services to about 700 HIV/AIDS patients in the city, to reduce staff and cut back services ( Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , 5/23). New... Read more »
Housing Works

Housing Works Says Obama's AIDS Plan is "A Step Backward," Demands More Ambitious Targets

...provide any new funding to reach its stated prevention goals or its treatment goal of increasing the proportion of newly diagnosed patients connected to care within three months from 65 percent to 85 percent. The U.S. cannot afford to treat the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AIDS Patients Hurt by South African Strike

... A nationwide civil service strike in South Africa is threatening the health of patients with HIV/AIDS, TB and other critical diseases. The government has brought in military medics and volunteers to help keep Read more »
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Just notified today I tested positive for HIV

Posted by spike, 19 Replies
...My health department contacted me, before my doctor today at work. I found out the HIV test I took came back postive. I am so afraid!. I don't want to go to sleep. I know I will discuss this with my personal doctor Read more »

AIDS patient eradicted of HIV virus?

Posted by Mike89406, 4 Replies
...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. http://online.wsj.com/article/SB122602394113507555.html Read more »

Routine Testing...

Posted by AIDS2HIV, 1 Reply
...and gay men, and for hospitals and certain other institutions serving areas where HIV is common. Under the new guidelines, patients would be tested for HIV as part of a standard battery of tests they receive when they go for urgent or emergency... Read more »

Routine Testing...

Posted by AIDS2HIV, 2 Replies
...and gay men, and for hospitals and certain other institutions serving areas where HIV is common. Under the new guidelines, patients would be tested for HIV as part of a standard battery of tests they receive when they go for urgent or emergency... Read more »