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Longest Surviving Hiv Patient

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Ask the Experts

Longest surviving person on meds?

Hello,I would like to know how long can one be on medication? What is the average time that people live who are on meds? One doc told me eventually I will be resistant to all drugs. How true is this? Does the body eventually just give in or get...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I have some patients who are doing well at > 10 years. Newer regimens have better outcomes so the end of their benefit is not in sight. I tell patients that we are on a > 20 year plan and that I expect most of them to do well over that time... Read more »

longest spanlife

Dear Dr. Eric, which has been the longest spanlife record from vih disgnosis to death from aids to... Read more »

Do Built To Survive protocols work w/ cancer patients?

I've seen the benefits of the strategies in your book successfully applied to HIV+ friends. I... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AIDS Patients in Florida Have Longest Wait to Get Assistance for Drug Programs

Health care reform and the new National HIV/AIDS Strategy were two of the topics addressed by Kathleen Sebelius, secretary of the US Department of Health and Human Services, in a luncheon address Tuesday to the US Conference on AIDS in Orlando, Fla.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Georgia's AIDS Drug Waiting List Second Longest

The number of patients on waiting lists for help through state AIDS Drug Assistance Programs (ADAP) stood at 2,359 at the end of July, a 65 percent increase in only one month, according to a report by the National Alliance of State and Territorial... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Post-Myocardial Infarction Survival in HIV-Positive Patients

Several posters also looked at clinical responses in HIV-positive people who experienced myocardial infarction (MI). The D:A:D study reported dramatic improvements in short-term mortality outcomes post-MI over time in this important HIV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Survival of HIV-Infected Injection Drug Users (IDUs) in the Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy Era, Relative to Sex- and Age-Specific Survival of HIV-Uninfected IDUs

It remains unclear whether HIV-infected injection drug users (IDUs) in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) have durations of survival similar to those for comparable HIV-uninfected IDUs. The aim of the current study was to... Read more »
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What is longest period of time HIV+ without...

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...progression to AIDS? Read more »

Whats the longest for hiv to take

Posted by nomoreworry4me, 1 Reply
show on test has there been any cases longer then 6 months why some people says it lay dormant for years . said that it lay in cells without being detected ! I hope CDC knows the truth about window period Read more »

"Built to Survive" Supporters

Posted by Anonymous
I need to find a doctor or clinic that subscribes to the treatment of HIV patients based on the book "Built to Survive". I'm a bodybuilder and a man who has been diagnosed with HIV. I know the importance of body mass to help with survival when an... Read more »

27 years/and reasons to survive

Posted by willybgood, 3 Replies
27 Years and Still Counting T-cells. The value of self-disclosure. In 2 parts.

Why have I survived 27 years?
1.) To integrate Meditation and Yoga each day I achieve them.
2.) To attain a Master of Arts Degree.
3.) To live up to my... Read more »