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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Illinois: University of Chicago to Close Dentistry Clinic That Treats AIDS and HIV Patients

A University of Illinois at Chicago dental clinic that serves HIV/AIDS patients will close in March, officials from the school said. According to Dean Bruce Graham, state funding for the Special Patient Care Clinic has declined in the past five... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

NPR Blog Examines "Test and Treat" Approach as HIV/AIDS Prevention Tactic

NPR's "Shots " blog examines the "test and treat" approach to HIV care and prevention, which "relies on the fact that taking HIV drugs dramatically reduces a person's risk of transmitting the virus to others," and, "[a]s more and more people are put... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Group Therapy Can Help Treat Depression Among HIV/AIDS Patients, Uganda Study Says

People living with HIV/AIDS in Uganda who also have major depression have benefited from group therapy sessions, according to a study conducted by counselors from World Vision and researchers from Johns Hopkins University and Columbia University ,... Read more »
Ask the Experts

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 »

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 »

AIDS can be easily treated in most people,

In a recent question, you responded by stating "AIDS can be easily treated in most people". Perhaps I'm just overwhelmed by my recent poz status, but to me, there doesnt appear to be anything easy about aids treatment or survival....
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
As a 20 year survivor of HIV and one who has developed multi drug class resistance, I still believe that HIV is a manageable disease and that we can preserve quality of life. I did not say it was easy. It takes a lot of self empowerement and... 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 »

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 »

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 »