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Interactive Care Plan For Hiv Patient

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AIDS InfoNet

The U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)

...psychological, social, spiritual, and preventive services. Testing positive can link people to prevention, treatment, and care. PEPFAR targets counseling and testing to people at high risk of HIV infection. This includes tuberculosis patients and women who might transmit HIV to their children. Drug Approval To support PEPFAR, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) developed a way to ensure that medications are safe and effective....
Ask the Experts

HIV infection cure? Was told on CNN. What do you think? Mommy of three. (BERLIN PATIENT, 2010) (TIMOTHY BROWN, THE BERLIN PATIENT, 2010)

Hello my beloved Dr. Bob. I hope you are feeling wonderfully. I am writing because I came upon this article today on CNN's news page. I think I know you enough to figure out what you think about it, but truly want to hear all you have to say about...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...http://www.usatoday.com/news/health/2008-11-12-aids-cure_N.htm Is this possible true? what do you think about it?Response from Dr. FrascinoHi,The elusive search for an HIV/AIDS cure has been replete with disappointments over the past 27 years.... Read more »

HIV antivirals and Medicare Drug Plan

I am HIV positive and currently receiving SSDI benefits, and have been working through Social Security's "Return to Work" program for the past few years. However, my current position ends in May 2010 and so does the insurance provided through that...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
...While you are in this window, you might qualify for your prescription drug manufacturer's patient assistance program. If you go to the website for your medication, you should be directed to information on applying for patient Read more »

Is a Tummy tuck safe fro a HIV patient?

I am a 34 yr old man. I recently lost a lot of wait and I have a lot of loose skin around the abdominal area. My viral load is undetectible and I am very healthy. The medications that I am currently on are combivir, viread, and sustiva. Would a...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...treatment then surgical outcomes are likely to be very similar to the general (non-HIV) population= you should do OK with the planned surgery as far as recovery and risks for complications are concerned. KH Read more »

hiv in older patients

someone who is hiv in their 50's--can they expect to live into their 70's
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...(above 500 if possible). Every year the trends show longer life expectancy. I would recommend that you take your meds and plan for a healthy future.Best,Joe Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Washington, D.C., Health Dept. Director Announces Plan to Assure City Pays Not-For-Profits Serving HIV/AIDS Patients on Time

...D.C., City Council member David Catania (I) had called for a proposed plan after the Whitman-Walker Clinic , which provides HIV/AIDS testing and related health services to mostly low-income area residents, announced that it is facing financial... Read more »
HIV Medicine Association

Position Statement: A Public Plan Option Is Important to Ensuring the Medical Needs of Our Patients With HIV Are Met

...lives, is more cost effective for the health care system and improves the public health of the community. We believe that, for patients with HIV, the availability of a public plan option as one choice offered through the proposed "National Health... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Mozambique Plans to Double Drug Access for AIDS Patients

...increase the number of patients receiving the state-funded drugs from 44,100 at the end of 2006 to 96,000 by the end of 2007. HIV/AIDS affects nearly 1.5 million people in Mozambique, or 16.2 percent of the population, and it killed some 80,000... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Africa: Scientists Plan Help for HIV Patients With Mental Illness

...and mental health department are developing guidelines to help health care professionals identify and care for HIV-positive patients with mental health disorders. The guidelines, being written for nurses and counselors, will address how to... Read more »
Connect With Others

HIV Patients required study Vancouver and Toronto

Posted by estyle
...HIV Patients required for paid surveys and focus groups. Earn $150-$350 dependant on study you are selected for. Call 604-628-7647 or 416-907-5465 Read more »

AIDS patient eradicted of HIV virus?

Posted by Mike89406, 4 Replies
...sounds like the opening of a possible new door to treatment. The guy hasn't been on Meds for 600 days after a bone marrow transplant. http://online.wsj.com/article/SB122602394113507555.html Read more »

How do you manage your health care?

Posted by ScotCharles, 3 Replies
...HIV/AIDS is a complicated web of conditions made more complicated by the interaction of the meds on our body chemistries. I would think Read more »

Drug Holidays may be over for HIV patients.

Posted by sunkyst, 3 Replies
...Good article on a new study about HIV drug holidays. http://abcnews.go.com/Health/ReproductiveHealth/story?id=2687714&page=1&CMP=OTC-RSSFeeds0312 Read more »