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Hiv Treatment Plan

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Mondo Guerra on Adherence: How to Fashion Your HIV Treatment Plan

Mondo Guerra The first time Denver fashion designer Mondo Guerra was interviewed by two years ago, he had just recently disclosed his HIV status on television as a contestant on the eighth season of the hit fashion competition show... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New Peer-Led Intervention Helps Individuals With HIV Adhere to Their Treatment Plans

HIV-infected persons who have peer educators are more likely to adhere to their medical treatment plans, according to researcher Maithe Enriquez, associate professor at the University of Missouri Sinclair School of Nursing. Adhering to medication... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York Times Examines "Potential, Potential Peril" of China's HIV/AIDS Treatment Plan

The New York Times on Friday examined the "potential and potential peril" of China's plan to distribute antiretroviral drugs to HIV-positive people in the nation. The program is the "first significant effort" by the government to fight the... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Re: Should I ask doctor to change treatment plan?

Original Question: I am a 29 yr old man who has been positive for a little over 2 years. My doctor has me on 3 medications: Reyataz, Isentress, and Prezista. My viral load/cd 4 have both been up and down. Currently, my cd4 is 241 and my viral load...
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
You must get your treatment regimen changed ASAP. Norvir is another HIV protease inhibitor that is used in small doses to boost the levels of reyataz or prezista; which for prezista, must be given with norvir, and for reyataz, it is highly... Read more »

suspected hiv + ,planning to suicide after confirmation

I am suspected hiv + and waiting for window period to complete. After cofirmation I am planning to suicide due to horrible future. Please give your suggestion how can I avoid that?...
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Response from Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.
Learn! Learn! Learn! Everything you learn about HIV will make you more confident you will be fine, even if positive. First, there is a good chance you are not HIV+, however, for this, we will assume the tests come back positive. You may not have... Read more »

hiv+couple want to plan a pregnancy

husband viral load <20,CD4 687Wife's viral load 18115 and CD4 673. The woman is NOT on antiretrovirals. How do we advise the couple? ...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
In this case, the major concerns would be to optimize maternal health in order to optimize the chance of a healthy baby and to minimize the risk that mom will transmit HIV to the baby. While current guidelines do not recommend therapy for a... Read more »


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
Hello,Welcome to the forum. I'm pleased that after reading "only a handful" of my responses you "have gotten a lot of valuable information." I encourage you to keep reading and continue learning! As for politics,... Read more »
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10 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Begin HIV Treatment

Posted by bartleby
Before you commit to starting treatment, you need to know the who, what, when, where and why of it all. Here are 10 questions you should ask yourself before starting HIV treatment. we touch upon preparation, regimens, side effects and expectations.... Read more »

Early HIV Treatment Failure Linked to Didanosine/T

Posted by TwinsDad, 1 Reply
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) Aug 23 - The combination of the antiretroviral agents didanosine, tenofovir, and efavirenz is associated with a high virological failure rate in treatment-naive patients with HIV, British investigators report.

Dr. Desmond... Read more »

HIV News - Treatment - Vacc.

Posted by Frank1964
There are very positive results from new vaccine research, so I thought to share this with you all. I know and hpoe that a cure is not far away. GOD bless us all.

1. Here is the first one:

2. Here is... Read more »

The Kerry-Edwards Plan To Respond To AIDS Crisis

Posted by m4mluvlife, 3 Replies
John Kerry & John Edwards have announced their Plan for responding to the HIV/AIDS Crisis in the US and Globally. IT is right on target... and will reverse the damage being done by the current US Administration.

The Kerry-Edwards Plan To Respond... Read more »