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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AIDS Healthcare Foundation Says Drug Used to Treat AIDS Wasting Not Essential for Treatment

The AIDS Healthcare Foundation , the largest nongovernmental provider of health care services for people with HIV/AIDS in the United States, last month said that the drug Serostim, which is used to treat AIDS-related wasting, is not essential for... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

China Issues Directive on Treating AIDS Patients With SARS

China issued a directive Sunday on treating patients coinfected with AIDS and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) and threatened to prosecute any hospital refusing to treat such patients. The directive, posted on the Ministry of Health's Web... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Global Fund Cites Progress in Treating AIDS, TB, Malaria

Some 5.7 million lives have been saved since 2002 because of the Global Fund's efforts in treating AIDS, TB, and malaria, the organization announced this month. Sixty percent of the 144 countries receiving assistance from the Global Fund to Fight... Read more »
Ask the Experts

can you still be treated with aids?

Hello. My name is Crystal. My brother just recently found out he had aids when he was hospitalized with pneumonia and his t-cells were down to 19. They say he's looking good to getting out of the hospital in about a month after they get his...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Dear Crystal -Your brother is certainly a candidate for HIV treatment despite being diagnosed with pneumonia and AIDS. In fact, he probably is more in need of such treatment than most as he needs to get his immune system stronger to prevent future... Read more »

Which are the best hospitals for treating people with AIDS?

Hi rick,Is there someplace your aware of that we can call or find on the internet where we can see the rankings of AIDS hospitals around the country or regionally to help one choose the best place for treatment within their area?thanks so much...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question. I have not found any listing for the "best" hospitals treating people with HIV/AIDS. The closest hospital ranking I found was a report in US News and World Report (dated July 28, 1997) entitled,... Read more »

Is the HIV going to turn into Aids though you being treated

I take my mids and over 200 CDS is the HIV still going to turn into AIDS...
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 don't indicate what your CD4 count and viral load are. In general, if the HIV viral load is undetectable, you are taking HIV meds, and your CD4 count is > 200, it is unlikely AIDS would develop.... Read more »

Treating full blown AIDS

I see many references to treating HIV with protease inhibators and the like. But can these inhibators be used on patients with full blown AIDS? And are there good results?...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Yes, HIV therapies can work very well even among those with advanced HIV infection. DW... Read more »
Connect With Others

treating hiv holistic healthwise

Posted by taian, 2 Replies
anyone involved treating hiv with herbology,using colloidal silver regime or other w/good results Read more »

Treated as worthless

Posted by Lomitadaren
This is a prime example of how vulnerable we (PWA) People living with Aids are, and how even when there is Gross Medical Malpractice by a supporting medical provider, we are treated as unimportant, irrelevant, and bothersome.
Millions of dollars a... Read more »

My doctor is refusing to treat my HIV until I sign

Posted by Garth, 2 Replies
Hello world,
As a newly diagnosed HIV gay man, living in Edmonton Alberta, ( diagnosed 1 year now) I am facing what I beleive to be discrimination and bullying by my doctor. My counts when first diagnosed were CD4 500 and viral load 16,000. Over... Read more »