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How To Monitor Hiv In Patients

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Ask the Experts

Can a HIV patient get the lapband and will meds still work afterwards?

If a HIV patient is on meds can they get the lapband procedure done with no problem? After the surgery will their med still be absorb ok in their stomach?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Several HIV+ patients in our clinic have undergone a variety of weight reduction procedures with results generally mirroring the general population. Read more »

Is Zocor safe for HIV patients?

Is Zocor safe to take with HIV medication Kaletra?One doctor said yes, but another doctor said to... Read more »

MONITORING OF LIVER ENZYMES

University of Pittsburgh researcher Dr. Amy Justice (who presented the findings July 8 at the... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New Technology in Mozambique Makes Diagnosing, Monitoring Patients Living With HIV/AIDS Quicker, Easier

..."Mozambique's Ministry of Health has increasingly begun experimenting with new technology to make diagnosing and monitoring HIV patients quicker and easier." By reducing wait times for HIV test results, patients are able to start treatments... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

BBC News Examines Mobile Device For Monitoring HIV-Positive Patients

...counts CD4+ cells and five other subtypes of white blood cells. The results provide physicians with a complete picture of the patient's immune system, as well as indicators of whether the patient might have anemia, tuberculosis or other... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Austin, Texas, Company Raises $14 Million to Market Device to Monitor HIV/AIDS Patients' CD4+ T-Cell Levels

...Texas-based LabNow has raised $14 million in a first round of fundraising to bring to market a new technology that monitors HIV/AIDS patients' CD4+ T cell levels, the Austin American-Statesman reports. The device, which is expected to be... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Reuters Profiles South African Program Using Text Messages to Monitor, Track HIV/AIDS Patients

...Reuters on Thursday profiled CellLife, a program in South Africa that uses cell phone text messaging to monitor and track HIV/AIDS patients, Reuters AlertNet reports. During home visits, counselors ask patients a series of programmed... Read more »
Connect With Others

T-Cell tests

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Does anybody know where you can get a T-cell count without going to the doctor? Some places will run a CBC (ehivtest) without a doctor. Will they do T-Cell count as well? Read more »

SOBRE TEST DE HIV...???

Posted by mincho, 2 Replies
HOLA PROFESIONALES Y AMIGOS... ME PODRIAN AYUDAR... DESPUES DE LA EXPOSICION ME HECHO DOS PRUEBAS.. TOME LA DECISION DE HACERME LAS PRUEBAS MAS QUE TODO POR PREVENCION LA CHICA ERA MI NOVIA... 2 MESES Y 4 MESES PASADOS AMBAS NEGATIVAS... PODRE... Read more »

waiting for results...

Posted by Sal, 4 Replies
I have some of the symptoms. Flu like symptoms, dry throat, lots of flem, night sweats, dry cotton mouth, constantly tired. No swollen lymphs, sores or any fever. Another symptom, I haven't read this any where, but when I rest it feels like my... Read more »

News 4 HIV'ers

Posted by AIDS2HIV, 3 Replies
...Graves' disease may be a risk for patients starting ART with a low CD4 cell count who then have good immune restoratation printer friendly version send to friend glossary Read more »