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Medications For Hiv Patients

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Ask the Experts

Whether to medicate HIV patients

Hi Judith. Thank you for your contributions here.I've been HIV+ for over 12 years. Initially, the medication goal was to keep the viral load down as much as possible. But we've found that there are a myriad of side effects from the drugs we have...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
The US Public Health Service has published and recently (Feb 2001) updated HIV treatment guidelines that parallel what your doctor is saying. I have a different opinion, and am willing to treat HIV-infected individuals who want and are ready for... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Methamphetamine Use, Sexual Activity, Patient-Provider Communication, and Medication Adherence Among HIV-Infected Patients in Care, San Francisco, 2004-2006

...setting," the authors wrote. To assess the frequency and trends of methamphetamine use, sexual activity, injection drug use, patient-provider communication and medication adherence among HIV-infected persons in care, the researchers administered... 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

Baltimore: HIV Medication -- Patients Get Someone to Watch Over Them

...successful strategy that has kept TB under control in Baltimore since the 1970s, to combat drug-resistance among hard-to-treat HIV patients. He acknowledged that HIV poses more formidable challenges. Directly observed therapy, in which a health... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Vermont House Approves Bill Informing Medical Personnel of Patient HIV/Hep Status

...Thursday gave preliminary approval to a bill that would allow medical personnel and first responders who come in contact with patients blood or other bodily fluids to be informed if the patient had hepatitis or HIV. However, the bill would apply... Read more »
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LAW

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...say what law would you like this country to pass about HIV/AIDS? It can do with anything: transmittion, testing, treatment, patients, society- anything. Please email me and let me know. Read more »

Seeking HIV Patients for Paid Study

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
... To Whom It May Concern: RE: Paid Research with HIV+ Patients On behalf of eStyle Research, a Medical Research Firm, we would like to personally invite you to participate in our upcoming Read more »

Which 3 states gives best HIV treatment to poor

Posted by Anonymous
...My son want to leave massachusetts. They give grea6t care to HIV patients and medical coverage run by the state. Which other states in the the midatlantic or southeast also are known for the best care Read more »

The Cost of Living

Posted by Anonymous
...infected with HIV in the United States every year will cost $12.1 billion annually, a new study showed on Wednesday. U.S. patients infected with HIV can expect medical bills for current care related to the disease of $618,900 during their... Read more »