Life Expectancy Of Hiv Positive People

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Life expectancy of an HIV positive person on treatment

How many years does an HIV positive patient on HIV treatment survive?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...37-38 year survival for a non IV drug using 20 year old starting HIV therapy. Another study from France predicted near normal life expectancy for persons suppressed on HIV treatment > 2 years and CD4 counts > 500. Those predictions assume... Read more »

HIV positive - question about life expectancy (LIFE EXPECTANCY, 2010) (PROGNOSIS, 2010)

I have just had a 5 week test result come back positive.I couldnt get answer from my doc, so wanted... Read more »

HIV/AIDS life expectancy

What would approximate life expectancy be if a patient has 5,300 copies per ml virus load and 3.72... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Study Finds Improved Life Expectancy for HIV-Positive People Receiving Treatment

...wealthy countries using highly active antiretroviral therapy now live an additional 13 years on average, but a large disparity in life expectancy remains between HIV-positive people on HAART and the general population, according to a study... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Life Expectancies of People Living With HIV in Virginia, Advancements in HIV Therapy Examined

...package of stories, the Richmond Times-Dispatch examined how highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) has improved the life expectancies of people living with HIV/AIDS. According to the Times-Dispatch , "The shift to longer life... Read more »
The Well Project

Myths About HIV

...died from AIDS before antiretrovirals became available. Since combination drug therapy for HIV was begun in 1996, the average life expectancy for HIV-positive people in Europe and North America has increased. In addition, death rates for... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Spokane Spokesman-Review Examines HIV-Related Life Insurance Discrimination Case in Washington State

...discrimination is not new, advocates said this case illustrates that the insurance industry fails to recognize the increased life expectancies of HIV-positive people because of advances in antiretroviral therapy. Sid Wolinsky of the San Francisco... Read more »