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How Many People Get Aids Every Year

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AIDS InfoNet

Older People and HIV

... How Many Older People Have AIDS? Why Are Older People Getting Infected? Is HIV Disease Different for Older People? Is HIV the Same in Older People? What Other Health Problems Are Common? Mental Problems The Bottom Line How Many Older
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Wondering about my future as HIV+

I've known that I have been HIV+ for about 2 years. Diagnosed with a T-cell count of around 150 and know that I was classified as having AIDS. Today, with Atripla, exercise, and a fairly decent diet, my count is about 387. I'm religious about my...
Edwin DeJesus, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Edwin DeJesus, M.D., F.A.C.P.

...congratulating you on taking your meds with good adherence, and overall taking such a good care of yourself. You are right. HIV treatment it is not just about taking HIV medications, but to combine that with a healthy life style. You are... Read more »

why are people still dying of AIDS?

If the HAART is very effective, why are thousands of people die every year of AIDS in resource rich countries such as the US? Is it mostly due to lymphomas? Would you agree that HAART has not decreased the probabilty of getting lymphomas in hiv...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...patients in US are non-AIDS events such as heart diseae, cancer, kidney disease, and liver disease (often due to hepatitis C). For persons with access to good care in the US who take medications faithfully the prognosis is excellent for many... Read more »

HIV VS AIDS

I know that people are living with HIV and it's labeled a chronic disease however; does HIV always turn into AIDS?
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...There are some people who have been infected with HIV for many years without developing AIDS. The average amount of time between HIV infection and Read more »

AIDS and dating

I am a 44 year old gay male. I was diagnosed with AIDS on October 2006 after I was hospitalized with PCP. I am now on Atripla and numbers are getting better month by month. My major concern is dating again or should I even make the effort. Since I...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...improve. We do not have a way to predict your life expectancy any more than we can for a person who does not have AIDS. Many people live for years with HIV. I have personally treated many patients who have lived with HIV for as long as 15 to 20... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Legal Program for People With AIDS Marks 25 Years

...700 area lawyers. ALRP's annual budget is $800,000: 40 percent comes from government funds, and the rest from foundation and individual donations. This year, however, Hirsh expects to see its government and foundation money decline. At the same... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

QuickStats: Annual Rates* of Hospitalization With a Diagnosis of HIV/AIDS Among Persons Aged ≥45 Years, by Sex -- National Hospital Discharge Survey, United States, 1997-2007 †

...Abbreviation: HIV/AIDS = human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. * Per 10,000 population. † Annual hospitalizations estimated from hospital discharges during 1997-2007 with any-listed HIV/AIDS diagnoses codes... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Zambian President Announces New Goal of Distributing AIDS Drugs to 100,000 HIV-Positive People by End of Next Year

...antiretroviral drugs at no cost to 100,000 HIV-positive residents by the end of 2005, Reuters reports. Currently, about 12,000 people in the country receive antiretroviral drugs at no cost. Mwanawasa gave no cost estimate for the expansion,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Number of Older People Living With HIV/AIDS in Michigan Doubled Over Past Five Years

...The number of HIV-positive people age 50 and older living in Michigan has doubled over the past five years, from 1,135 in January 1999 to 2,394 in January 2004, Read more »
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AIDS vs HIV -

Posted by 30YEAROLDMOTHER, 6 Replies
...Now i know that AIDS is the end stages of HIV but I just was thinking - And wanted to see if anyone knows. IF I (just say me for example) Had unprotected sex with a men that Read more »

Long-term HIV and Aids survivors' health worrying

Posted by ScotCharles
...From KaiserNet January 8, 2008 Some experts and doctors recently have voiced concerns that people who were diagnosed with HIV and Aids in the early years of the epidemic are experiencing "premature[e]" or "disproportionate Read more »

I want to talk to people with HIV/AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hello My name is colleen and I am 16 years old and I want people with AIDS to tell there story. I love to hear it. I am intrested in what they have gone through and how they feel. Coolleen Read more »

HIV------AIDS???????

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...TREATMENT)? WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS OF A NEWBIE TO AIDS??? THANKS FOR ALL YOUR GUYS SUPPORT. DEB AND GMAN YOU GUYS ARE GREAT PEOPLE ANDMY GOD BE WITH YOU AND EVERYONE ELSE HERE.... Read more »