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Hiv Ten Years

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Gay Men's Health Crisis

HIV Lipodystrophy: Where Are We After Ten Years?

Lipoatrophy and HIV Medications Treatment Options for Lipoatrophy Understanding Lipohypertrophy Treatment Interventions for Lipohypertrophy Increased Lipids: Low Density Lipoprotein (LDL) and Triglycerides Conclusion Note: The... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Cuba: Ten Years Fighting HIV/AIDS and Reaching Out to Gays

When a Cuban project to prevent HIV among men who have sex with men began 10 years ago, it was breaking new territory. MSM in Cuba were socially marginalized at the time of its first HIV/AIDS diagnosis in 1986, and the island's compulsory quarantine... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

TAG at Ten: The Year 2002

January: HIV vaccine papers in Nature by Merck's Emilio Emini, Harvard's Dan Barouch. February: First ATAC (AIDS Treatment Activist Conference) teach-in, Seattle (seventy people attend), followed by ATAC/BMS meeting and Retrovirus conference.... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Ten year type 1 Diabetic with positive HIV for 4 monthswith

I'm aware of developing diabetes as a complication of AIDS therapy (anti-retroviral and protease inhibitors), but need information on the effect of HIV infection on pre-existing Type 1 diabetes and vice-versa. Since diabetes is...
Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Response from Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Brown University School of Medicine
Real good question. No clear answer however. The interest in diabetes has mainly occured in the last 5 years (post protease inhibitors) becuase of the now well confirmed relationship of PIs and the development of insulin resistrance and diabetes.... Read more »

Ten Years For Ten Years

UPDATE Why is losing your 10 years of sobriety for survival a bad thing? Im the HIVer who wrote to you back in November 2006 asking if turning to meth use to combat fatigue was ok. I was ten years clean and sober and no I have no regrets. I have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Eric,You can count me among those who are disappointed in your decision to start abusing methamphetamines again. And if you could be truly honest with yourself, I would bet you disappointed yourself as well!Your logic for using again is faulty... Read more »

"is ten years too late " follow up. Good news!

Hey Doc Bob. Just wanted to thank you for your help with my question "is hiv test still accurate ten years after an exposure." I went in to my doctors office and he agreed with your assesment that i would still be making anti-bodies if i...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,WOO-HOO and congratulations!I'm glad your doctor agreed with my assessment. I think he will also agree with my subsequent advice as well: Wear sunscreen!!!!Dr. Bob... Read more »

Cure in ten years?

Dr. Holodniy,Do you think a cure for HIV could emerge in ten years from now? Are there people who got infected with HIV 20 years ago still are living? What is the longest life span of an HIV patient you have heard of so far? Thanks....
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
I am not sure we will have a "cure". Yes there are people who were infected 20 years ago. I have a few in my clinic. The oldest documented infection is hard to come by. That requires blood to have been stored and then retested for HIV... Read more »
Connect With Others

Have had "unsafe" sex for over ten years.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Come on let's get real here. We have all had so called "unsafe " sex and most of us are still around. I have had sex without condoms for years and I remain healthy and happy. In fact condoms are toxic in themselves (some people have latex allergies)... Read more »

Is ten years too late?

Posted by matt367, 2 Replies
Hello.. This is scary!! I found out that somebody from my past is very very sick. I have not been able to find out what she is sick with and am praying for her. But also i am worried because after we started dating (ten years ago) I had very bad... Read more »

my partner of ten years

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
My partner of 10 years tested positive last week. He has just
returned home from a business trip and has a fever tonight of
102. He hasn't started meds yet, as our first Dr's appt. isn't
until next... Read more »

Free video: "Top Ten Myths About HIV/AIDS"

Posted by AIDSvideos
Hi - This is to announce the beta 1 release of http://www.AIDSvideos.org/, whose mission is to prevent the spread of HIV and to assist those affected by making all the world's HIV/AIDS educational videos in all the world's languages available online... Read more »