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Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents What Is Lipodystrophy? Body Shape Changes Metabolic Complications What Causes Lipodystrophy? Can Lipodystrophy Be Treated? Caring for Yourself What Is Lipodystrophy? Lipodystrophy means abnormal fat changes. It is used to describe a
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Hiv/aids

What body systems are affected by hiv,aids
Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Response from Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Fundacion Gatroenterologia De Diego
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How do additional deal with hiv body

Dr. BobI am recently diagnosed with hiv, and will be starting medication very soon. I am currently finishing off my masters in organic chemistry (biochem undergrad) and am very in tune to the workings of the body. As such have been doing a lot of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...a protein-rich food is consumed, it is broken down into amino acids, which are reassembled to create enzymes, hormones, and bodily tissues. Most nutrition experts recommend that protein should contribute about 15-20% of the total calories in a... Read more »

aids and there affect

what are the affects of aids, and how likely is it to be passed on to child
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
...for you. THis question and others like it are answered beautifully all over this site. Please treat yourself to a tour of TheBody.com, where you will find all the answers you need to these general questions. Read more »

How long HIV virus survive in a Dead Human body

QUESTION #1: Respected Sir, I want to know, How long HIV virus survive in a dead human body as soon as a person dies. How to handle the dead body which is infected with HIV? How to wrap? What sort of precaution should be taken in this regard? ...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...body is dead, the more difficult it is for HIV to survive. Refrigeration slows down this process. Once the virus leaves the human body, it dies within minutes, since the virus is immediately going into an environment in which it cannot survive.... Read more »
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LEARN: Educate Yourself and Others About HIV/AIDS

...Angelikah, a college student from the USA - both living with HIV. From MTV's Staying Alive Campaign Inspiring Stories of People Affected by HIV/AIDS From The Body HIV/AIDS Podcast Central: Audio From the Frontlines From The Body Visual... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Body Composition Tests

... What Are Body Composition Tests? Anthropometry Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis (BIA) Body Mass Index (BMI) Computerized Tomography Read more »
The Body

Poetry Month at TheBody.com: HIV/AIDS-Related Poems From Our Readers

...Poetry Month in the U.S., so throughout the month, TheBody.com collected reader submissions of poetry about living with, or being affected by, HIV/AIDS. Here are those poems. Poems From Our Readers A Poem by Bryan Fleury (posted May 5) ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Argentina: Lumpy Body Fat Compounds Stigma of AIDS

... For Argentine HIV/AIDS patients, lipodystrophy is a visual sign of an already stigmatized disease. The redistribution of body fat, a common side effect of antiretroviral drugs (ARVs), is generally played down by health professionals but can be... Read more »
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New Owners at The Body

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...the past 13 years, which is to dedicate ourselves to the HIV community and work tirelessly to ensure that people infected or affected by HIV, as well as their health care providers, get state-of-the-art, unbiased information on every aspect of... Read more »

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Key facts about HIV/AIDS - Note Last Item

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...AIDS-related opportunistic infections like pneumonia, Kaposi's sarcoma, tuberculosis and candida can kill. HOW MANY PEOPLE ARE AFFECTED? * Worldwide, 39 million people are infected with HIV/AIDS. * Sub-Saharan Africa remains the hardest-hit... Read more »