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How Much Protein Should An Hiv Person Eat

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Are some people missing a protein required to contract HIV?

Hey Dr. Frascino, thank you for your helpful site. I have a friend who claims that he cannot contract HIV because when he was in the military they did a study on him that said that he does not have a protein to which HIV must bond in order to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...please note even if your dyslexic dude does possess the delta 32 mutation, this would not make him immune to all strains of HIV! Consequently, you might inform him safe sex is still very much an imperative for him!Good luck.Dr. Bobdelta 32Mar 17,... Read more »

sharing a room with someone who is HIV+

Hi,I am a 23 years old male.I have been sharing a room with an HIV+ person for the past one... Read more »

HIV and bodybuilding

Hello Dr. Moyle, can an infected person with HIV still lift weight and build muscles? also, will it... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Protein Accumulation Might Cause Fat Deposits, Other Side Effects in HIV-Positive People Taking Protease Inhibitors, Study Says

... Similarities between genetic conditions that cause early aging and side effects experienced by some HIV-positive people when taking protease inhibitors might explain the fat accumulation associated with the drugs, according to a Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Gene Controls Production of Protein That Blocks HIV From Entering Cells; People With Extra Copies Protected, Study Says

...Individuals who have extra copies of a gene that produces a specific protein are less likely to contract HIV or develop AIDS than people from the same ancestry who do not have extra copies of the gene, according to a study published Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Viral Protein Explains Why Some HIV-Positive People Stay Healthy

...Canadian and U.S. scientists reported Thursday that people who stay healthy years after HIV infection are more likely than other HIV patients to be infected with virus that has a particular protein alteration. The finding Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Blood Sugar and Fats

...Effects of Antiretroviral Medications (ARVs)? Standard blood tests measure blood sugar (glucose) but not blood fats. People with HIV are testing their blood sugar and blood fat levels more frequently because antiretroviral medications seem to... Read more »
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hiv & working out/bodybuilding

Posted by windycitypozdude, 2 Replies
...this thread as a place to exchange ideas, talk about supplements, etc., and how it all relates mentally and physically to being hiv+. right now i'm on atripla (taken once a day) and bactrin (taken m, w, f) to prevent pneumonia. my numbers are... Read more »

Red Grapes, Protein Supplements & Noni Juice

Posted by Choosing2Liv, 3 Replies
...as an ox gave me this advice: "...pay attention to things that can boost your immune system..such as red grapes, Noni juice, protein supplements, etc." Is there any truth to this or does this advice belong in the myths posting area? Read more »

Tested Positive 3 weeks ago

Posted by Ushuaia, 6 Replies
I tested posotive 3 weeks ago. I was suppose to have an appointment with the Gay & Lesbian Center in Hollywood tomorrow to obtain my Viral Count and CD4 count. However the appointment was re-schdeuled for 2/27. I was advised to cancel Cobra and... Read more »

Wasting severly--HELP

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...My loved one is wasting away, how much weight can a person lose and still get healthier? I am very scared and worried about him. Read more »