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How Do People React To Hiv And Aids

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AIDS InfoNet

Older People and HIV

... How Many Older People Have AIDS? Why Are Older People Getting Infected? Is HIV Disease Different for Older People? Is HIV the Same in Older People? What Other Health Problems Are Common? Mental Problems The Bottom Line How Many Older
Ask the Experts

how many people die from HIV in 2008 (HIV/AIDS SURVIVAL)

Hi Bob,l am recently infected with hiv and and live in Australia, 36 years old and my hiv specialist told me hardly no one dies of hiv-aids anymore in Australia, he said maybe 10% of pepole with HIV die in 2008 in auz,but people infected in 2008...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hey there Aussie Dude (or Dudette?),How many people die from HIV in 2008? Well, if you are asking how many HIV/AIDS-related deaths will occur worldwide (or in the Land Down Under) Read more »

saliva (Facts for Life: What you and the people you care about need to know about HIV/AIDS )

can i catch HIV if my partner "sprays" when he talks and his salive gets in my eye? Also can i get HIV from an infected partners saliva on my anus?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...below 200 cells per cubic millimeter of blood. Also called the T-cell count, the CD4 count ranges from 450 to 1200 in healthy individuals. In some people, the T-cell decline and opportunistic infections that signal AIDS develop soon after... Read more »

How long can a person live with HIV/AIDS?

What is the longest time that someone has lived with the AIDS virus active in their body? does HIV always turn into AIDS? Is it possible for a person with AIDS or HIV to live a full long life? What is the average life span?
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...rates. Some people progress to AIDS very quickly, and others progress very slowly. But we do know that there are some infected individuals that can live for many years with the virus.If you have any further questions, please feel free to call... Read more »

Cookbook for person with HIV/AIDS?

A friend of mine was recently diagnosed with HIV and his health is already rapidly declining.I'm looking for a cookbook specifically for people with HIV/AIDS with diet tips, healthy recipes, etc ... do any exist?-K-
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...I am unaware of any cookbook specificly for HIV+ persons that I could recommend. If any reader is aware of such a book please post. The nutritional needs of a sick HIV+ patient can Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Health Officials React to UNAIDS/WHO Report Showing Nearly 40 Million People Worldwide Living With HIV/AIDS

...Health officials on Tuesday reacted to a report from UNAIDS and the World Health Organization showing that the number of people living with HIV/AIDS over the past two years has increased and that the worldwide total now stands at nearly 40... Read more »
The Body Features: Women & HIV

HIV/AIDS Resource Center for Women - First Person: Fortunata Kasege

...to make sure that I'm surviving. I had days when I would just stay home and cry all day, but then after talking to different people, I remember going to my first support group. There I found people who had lived with this disease for 10, 20... Read more »
The Body

First Person: An Interview With Shelley Singer

... What city was this? This was here in L.A. L.A. was the place where HIV was first recorded. There were huge numbers of people living with HIV from the early part of the epidemic, so many people should have been more familiar with it than... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Advocates Speak Out After Kenyan Cabinet Member Discusses Viability of Isolating People Living With HIV/AIDS to Control Spread of Virus

... IRIN/ PlusNews reports on the recent statements a Kenyan cabinet member about isolating people living with HIV/AIDS as a means of controlling the spread of the virus and reactions by local and international HIV/AIDS advocates. Read more »
Connect With Others

Media and People Living with HIV and AIDS

Posted by Anonymous
...this notice? Thank you. Kind Regards Jackie Dear Friends, HAVE YOUR SAY! PARTICIPATE IN THE GLOBAL SURVEY OF 'THE MEDIA AND PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV/AIDS' Please fill in the online survey at: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.asp?u=316232097583 ... Read more »

How many people have HIV / AIDS?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I am curious to the number of people alive in the US with HIV / AIDS. On the CDC website it states that as of Deceober a total of about 770,000 cases had been reported. Read more »

I want to talk to people with HIV/AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hello My name is colleen and I am 16 years old and I want people with AIDS to tell there story. I love to hear it. I am intrested in what they have gone through and how they feel. Coolleen Read more »

People of Color and HIV/AIDS

Posted by Jgrimes
...I am a graduate student looking to hear more about the experiences of People of Color and HIV/AIDS. I am wondering if you notice more of a stigma because of race, differences in availability to treatments, Read more »