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Long Term Disability And Hiv

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Thinking it's time to go on disability

I am thinking it's time to go on long term disability for my HIV. I don't think I am full blown AIDS, although I did have buffalo hump surgery and still have huge fat deposits in my stomach, male breasts, and underarms. I am so tired and my job is...
Lynn L. Franzoi

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You should discuss this with your doctor. Read more »

Response to long term disability question

This is not a question, but rather a remark to an inquiry someone had asked about his/her long term... Read more »

long term disability insurance

I receive a letter from my group medical underwriting company for long term disability stating it... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.N. Agencies' Efforts to Combat HIV/AIDS Among Disabled People Examined

... IRIN PlusNews reports on different efforts aimed at addressing HIV/AIDS among people living with disabilities. "More than 600 million people -- 10 percent of the global population -- live with disabilities, and 80 percent of them live Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Swaziland: HIV/AIDS Education -- Disabled Persons With HIV/AIDS Face Unequal Access to Health Information

...limited array of sources, lacked HIV/AIDS awareness, and were misinformed about transmission modes, the authors wrote. "Women with disabilities described experiences of sexual exploitation and abuse," which they perceived as "higher among... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Young People With Disabilities in Botswana Call for Greater Involvement in Country's HIV/AIDS Efforts

...HIV/AIDS education, including information on prevention. "Realization to keep the promise and the human rights of people with disabilities in relation to HIV/AIDS is critical," she said, adding that the seminar focused on abstinence, condom use... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Disabled People in Botswana Largely Neglected in HIV/AIDS Efforts, Advocates Say

...people in Botswana claim that there have been successes in the fight against HIV/AIDS without mentioning young people living with disabilities. Speaking at the workshop, Shirely Keoagile of the Botswana National Association of the Deaf said... Read more »
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Long Term Disability Insurance and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...first became fully disabled and unable to work I was worried but felt comfortable in knowing that I was covered by my employer?s long-term group disability policy. I knew that this policy, (as with most group policies), promised to pay me a... Read more »

50% of HIV+ Develop Neurocognitive Impairment

Posted by ScotCharles, 3 Replies
...to The Body, which emphasizes the importance of neurological monitoring for people with HIV. It also points up the fact that long term HIV infection remains a disabling condition. For me it confirms what my neurologist at UCLA, Dr. Elyse... Read more »

Qualifing for Disability

Posted by wallace404, 4 Replies
...the general requirements in terms of labs or doctor's orders to qualify with employers and social security to be eligible for disability income benefits? Read more »

disabilty insurance through employer

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Does anyone know if it's possible to collect long-term disability insurance through an employer if you have hiv and hepatitis C? Is it difficult to do that and does your employer Read more »