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Hiv Wasting Treatment

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AIDS wasting

I am doing a research paper on AIDS wasting and I was going to address using two different meal plans for patients who are experience wasting. I was wondering if you have any advise on how I should hypothetical plan meals for my patients.
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...progesterone- based drug, increases appetite and weight, but the gains are mostly fat. This drug can be used in extreme cases of wasting, though.You can look at our web site wwww.medibolics.com for more info.There are very good resources listed... Read more »

weight wasting being an adolescent hiv positive

My daughter is 17 and a year has passed since she began wasting weight. Now she weights 37 kg. We... Read more »

HIV Wasting and Diabetes

Greetings. My question is purely one of curiosity. Four years ago I was diagnosed with wasting.... Read more »
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Gay Men's Health Crisis

Treatment for HIV Wasting Withdrawn

...Orange, New Jersey, the only U.S. maker of Deca Durabolin (nandrolone decanoate), an injectable anabolic steroid used by many HIV-positive people to combat AIDS-associated weight loss, has decided to cease marketing the agent. The company... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Senegal Public Health Advocates Worry Country Backtracking in Progress Against HIV/AIDS, Might Waste International Aid

...Senegal, which is considered one of the African countries that has "most effectively" responded to the HIV/AIDS pandemic, is facing a "pivotal and worrying moment" as it attempts to provide education and treatment to its residents, Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Brazil: Injections Improve Facial Wasting in HIV Patients

...said Serra. "It is corrective surgery," that should be available to all patients who develop facial wasting as a result of anti-HIV therapy. A full-face treatment, which requires two sessions, costs about $500, he added. Serra is currently... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Taking Unnecessary HIV Monitoring Tests: A Waste of Valuable Resources

...like PCR tests, viral load tests, CD4 counts, antigen tests, etc., for diagnostic purposes, have been at extremely low risk for HIV. In fact, the people who have requested these tests the most, were often those at the least risk of infection. ... Read more »
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HIV/AIDS Lipoatrophy (Facial Wasting)

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...HIV/AIDS Lipoatrophy (Facial Wasting) Individuals living with HIV and AIDS may not only have to deal with the threat of illness but the Read more »

aids and wasting

Posted by Anonymous, 9 Replies
...to gain weight after losing so much. Hy husband suddenly crossed into AIDS [after 10 years no symtoms, no meds} he has begun hiv treatment, combivir, sustiva, bactrim, zithromax, and is doing much better, recovered from esphagul thrush, however,... Read more »

Wasting---help me

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...I'm sorry to come on board, but I need help. My husband is wasting away. He's newly on meds, but not gaining. It seems as though his buttcheeks are completely gone. I don't know what to do. Read more »

wasting

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...This wasting issue is certainly confusing. Ive just read an answer where the doctor said that d4t and ddi are associated with this problem, Read more »