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How To Live To Old Age With Hiv

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Death (HIV/AIDS A CHRONIC, NOT ALWAYS SO MANAGEABLE, CONDITION, 2010) ( HIV AND ACCELERATED AGING, 2010)

I think the p.c. word is morbidity . I recently had an argument with one of the very few friends iv disclosed to who stated , "people don't die from aids anymore". For whatever reason after 4 years despite three meds ( kaletra, truvada, instentra) I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Pillboy,Morbidity means illness. Mortality refers to pushing up daisies.Your friend is woefully misinformed. HIV/AIDS is a slowly progressive disease that does not have a cure. That makes it a terminal (fatal) condition. Yes, we have made Read more »

Aging and HIV

Read your blog on this topic. Anything new to report on getting old? Advanced aging? HIV sure knows... Read more »

Is Resveratrol effective against the aging effects of being HIV positive?

Dr. Henry,I've both read and heard on the news about the anti-aging effects of resveratrol and just... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Aging With HIV: The Hidden Side of the World's AIDS Crisis

...the numbers. That will require new public health thinking compared to the past," said Gottfried Hirnschall, director of HIV/AIDS for the World Health Organization. The first significant cohort to survive decades on HIV therapy is found in... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day, September 18, 2009

... HIV/AIDS began its deadly course in the United States mostly as a disease of young men, but today the epidemic touches people of Read more »
The Well Project

HIV and Aging

...people are receiving more and more attention as this population grows. In fact, on September 18, 2009, the first National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day was held to recognize the need to: Prevent HIV infection in this age group Understand... Read more »
AIDS.gov

National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day

... Tomorrow, September 18, 2010, marks the 3rd annual National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day. This special day provides us all with the opportunity to focus on the many challenges related to Read more »
Connect With Others

Excellent article on HIV & aging, "New York" mag.

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 2 Replies
... "Another Kind of AIDS Crisis" A striking number of HIV patients are living longer but getting older fastershowing early signs of dementia and bone Read more »

Ageing with AIDS

Posted by ScotCharles, 3 Replies
...As many of you know, I was diagnosed with HIV in September 1984; but, as with many others, I probably was initially infected years earlier. I started AZT in 1994, then DDC, Read more »

Age of AIDS to air on PBS May 30 and 31

Posted by ScotCharles, 2 Replies
...http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/aids/ PBS Frontline will air a documentary on HIV/AIDS from the first mysterious cases in the late 70's to the present pandemic. Read more »

Kansas City - Group for HIV poz, ages 17-25 ONLY

Posted by Anonymous
...Join other positive young adults - find support and friends around the KC Metro area...this is restricted to young adults ages 17-25. Starting Mondays 4:00 - 5:30pm at KC Free Health Clinic, 3515 Broadway, KCMO Call Lara at 816-753-5144 ext.... Read more »