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HIV News & Views: New Attempt to Cure a Child With HIV; Managing Heart Disease Risk; Family and Sexual Politics; and More

HIV News & Views, April 25, 2013 April 25, 2013 Top Stories at TheBody.com Read Past Newsletters Change/Update Subscription HIV & YOUR HEALTH The Realities of Managing Heart Disease Risk for... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Smoking-Related Health Risks Among Persons With HIV in the Strategies for Management of Antiretroviral Therapy Clinical Trial

Smoking prevalence is higher among HIV-positive persons than among the general population. In the current study, the researchers sought to determine smoking-related hazard ratios (HRs) and population-attributable risk (PAR) percentage for serious... Read more »
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Cardiovascular Risk Management in HIV Care: Facing Reality

Cardiovascular disease is the most common cause of mortality in the U.S. It is thus, almost by definition, a major topic of concern for the HIV-infected people we count among our patients and clients -- many of whom are intimately associated with... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Difficulty managing anxiety triggered by assumed HIV risk "Please Mr. Glenn answer me!"

Answer me doctor for last time. i want your clarification. Please show patiense. You give me strength.Case I)It was before a week that I went on a strip club. I didnt come in sexual contact with any of the strippers but there is an incident that is...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Dear forum reader,I can't answer any better than <a href="http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Q219553.html" target=_new>Dr. Wohl already has</a>.It sounds like you're having trouble accepting that you have no... 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 »

Managing Hiv and side effects of treatment

For a CD of 234 to drop to 213, does that indicate that I'm in dire straits?...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
No. The risk for AIDS related events is clustered among those with CD4 counts < 150 though risk for pneumocystis carinii pneumonia is increased with CD4 count < 200. The % CD4 count is often useful to interpret changes in the CD4 count which... Read more »

Side Effects of Drugs vs Managing HIV Disease

How does a person weigh the risks of the drugs, side effects, unknown long term effects, and iatrogentrogenic disease with allowing, supporting and promoting the body's own ability to defend itself. In essense, is the cure worse than the...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Treatment is not worse then the problem. My patients at one point were dying one a week at the average age of 32 after developing 4-5 sequential AIDS defining infections that caused terrible misery and suffering. My patients used to tell me that... Read more »
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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 »

Manager, Health Programs (HIV/AIDS)

Posted by hresources
Founded in 1909 by W.E.B. DuBois and others, the NAACP is the nations oldest nonprofit civil rights organization. With its long history and deep rootsover 2000 local branches, youth and college chapters, and prison chapters in 50 states and... Read more »

Prevention Case Manager miami

Posted by Anonymous
Empower U, Inc.
Prevention Case Manager/Behavioral Risk Reduction

Needed to facilitate HIV prevention intervention sessions aimed at reducing high-risk behaviors, as well as prevention case management services, Bachelor's degree in social... Read more »

ANIMO Case Manager NYC

Posted by Robert1
ANIMO Case Manager

Job description:New York Harm Reduction Educators, Inc (NYHRE) is New Yorks largest harm reduction/ syringe exchange program. Its mission is HIV prevention and comprehensive services for those at risk for, or infected with HIV.... Read more »