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How Does Hiv Affect Someone With Diabetes

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Does being a Diabetic affect HIV test results?

First let me say that you are doing a great service. I developed symptoms (rash -- lasted more than a month, dry cough, loss of appetite, fever of only 99.1) 8 weeks after having unprotected vaginal sex. I have read Mr. Sowadsky's summary of...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
I am not aware of any problems that diabetes presents for HIV antibody testing. You can trust your two antibody test results.RMK... Read more »

How might diabetic coma affect labs?

Hi Dr. Holodniy!It's the analogy guy once again. Hope you had a great New Years! So, this time... Read more »

Toxity affects of hiv meds

What are the long term toxity affects on a person on hiv meds? ... Read more »
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Project Inform

HIV Affects Blood Circulation Similar to Smoking

In an oral presentation at CROI 2009 in Montreal, Canada, information from three studies (FRAM, CARDIA and MESA) show that HIV infection increases the risk that someone will develop hardening of the arteries, or a progressive thickening and... Read more »
Seattle Treatment Education Project

African Immigrants Affected by HIV

African immigrants make up a small, but growing percentage of the people of color affected by HIV/AIDS locally. Sammie Fick, a case manager for the Madison Clinic at Harborview Medical Center, works with a large number of African immigrants and... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Cardiovascular Issues Can Affect Brain Health

In the time before the availability of potent anti-HIV combination therapy (commonly called ART or HAART) one of the feared consequences of HIV infection was dementia. In cases of AIDS-related dementia, people could gradually lose control of their... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Boston Globe Examines How PEPFAR Budget Pressures Are Affecting AIDS Clinics in Africa

"U.S. officials have asked some AIDS clinics overseas to stop enrolling new patients in a U.S.-sponsored program that provides lifesaving antiretroviral drugs, in a bid to stem the rising costs of one of the most ambitious US assistance programs,... Read more »
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diabetes & hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does anybody know if having diabetes would effect hiv antibody production after infection??? I'm a juvenile diabetic who tested negative (ELISA) at 6 weeks and i'm so scared that my body hadn't developed antibodies yet. Please let me know if anyone... Read more »

7/9, New York, NY: Spiritual HIV Support Dinner Forum for all affected by HIV and AIDS

Posted by bartleby
Spiritual HIV Support Dinner Forum for all affected by HIV and AIDS
Monday, July 9
6:30pm - 9:00pm
The Riverside Church NYC
90 Claremont Avenue, Room 10T
New York, NY

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm / Light Refreshments and Networking
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm / 90 Minute... Read more »

dear gmanbil Can HIV affect the liver?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
dear gman,hiv itself affect the liver,while NOT on meds?,
my liver enzymes are always raised.my recent DNA PCR WAS NEG,for HIV.

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Can HIV affect the liver?

Posted by Anonymous
question.can hiv affect the liver,even when a person is not on meds.?my liver enzymes are always high.my liver always hurts and is sore.

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