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How Many Americans Have Hiv Aids

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among American Indians and Alaska Natives

Fast Facts HIV affects AI/AN in ways that are not always apparent because of their small population sizes. Of all races/ethnicities, AI/AN had the highest percentages of diagnosed HIV infections due to injection drug use. AI/AN face HIV prevention challenges, including poverty, high rates of STIs, and stigma. HIV is a public health issue among the approximately 5.2 million American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/AN), who...
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HIV/AIDS among african american women

I'm doing a research paper on African American women who are or at risk of being infected with HIV/AIDS. I'm looking for any statistics related to the subject. Do you know of any information on this or could you direct me to a good...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
A good start for the statistics would be the CDC web site at www.cdc.gov... Read more »

Americans can't get HIV drugs?

Hey Doc,I just heard on talk radio that some Americans can't get HIV drugs even when they really need them. That can't be true is it? If so it's shameful!Used to be Bush supporter, but not any more-guy!...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Used to be Bush supporter, but not any more-guy,Yes, it is both shameful and true. Despite billions being wasted in Iraq, the number of HIV-positive Americans who have no access to life-sustaining antiretroviral drugs continues to grow. Nearly... Read more »

Any American research on this Chinese method?

http://www.china.org.cn/english/features/aids/158986.htmChina has developed an herb extract they say is an "integrase-inhibitor" against HIV. Is there any U.S. research to refute or support this finding? It claims to be treatment without...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
I am not aware of laboratory or data in patients to support these claims. The good news is there are integrase inhibitors in development that appear to be very active in the laboratory as well as in patients. This should provide wonderful new... Read more »

American Living Abroad

Hi! First of all, thanks ofr such an informative website! I'm having a little trouble finding the appropriate forum for my question, as you will see. I will ask it here since it does have to do with my medication.I am an HIV+ American living...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your post.As far as I know, you won't have any issues. I have a number of patients (US citizens) who travel internationally with frequency-- I haven't heard of any problems at immigration or customs. Safe travels, BY... Read more »
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1.1 Million American living with HIV/AIDS

Posted by Florida69, 2 Replies
WASHINGTON - A new estimate of how many Americans have the AIDS virus puts the number at about 1.1 million, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Thursday.

The CDC numbers, based on 2006 data, show the population living with HIV... Read more »

Making a documentary on HIV/AIDS in Af.Americans

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi,

I am a nursing student and we are looking to make a documentary to present to other nursing students. Our goal is to find out what we can do to make a difference, how we can support the health of those living with HIV and AIDS and also promote... Read more »

Aids in the American Family

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
My husband was diagnosed with AIDS in December of 1999. I have done all that is humanly possible to get him the best drs and provide him loving and sympathetic care through all the opportunistic infections he has survived through. We have 2... Read more »

Asian American with HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hi, I'm asian man heterosexual and got infected through accidental contact with infected blodd. I feel terriblely lonely and depressed...is there any other Asian american other that HIV+???

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