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Nutrition In Hiv Patients

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Ask the Experts

Is testosterone replacement counter indicated for HIV patients?

I have been taking testosterone for negative effects of HIV and the meds for many years; Androgel for the past 4 or 5. I moved and my new doctor recommends against testosterone replacement and says it is ultimately bad for HIV patients and the risks...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...post-menopausal replacement -such data is lacking in men though some studies are underway. In the old days of AIDS wasting and inadequate HIV treatment, hormone and nutrition supplementation played a key role in at last short term improvement in... Read more »

health supplement is not necessary for hiv patients?

hi there,first of all, i wanna say thank you for all things you do in this website, its really very... Read more »

Cookbook for person with HIV/AIDS?

A friend of mine was recently diagnosed with HIV and his health is already rapidly declining.I'm... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AIDS and HIV Therapy: Nutritional Supplements Can Help Patients Gain Weight, Raise CD4 Counts

...Researchers in Spain have reported that nutritional supplements enriched with peptides and some fatty acids are helping HIV patients gain weight and improve immune function. A formula with high levels of n-3 fatty acids reversed HIV- related... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

UN Concerned About Malawi's Rising Deaths of AIDS Patients on ARVs

...assessment of HIV programs in Malawi, UN Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa Stephen Lewis expressed concern over the number of HIV patients dying while in treatment. In the past two years, impoverished Malawi has increased free antiretroviral... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

French Food Company Says Clinical Trials Show Potential Food Product Boosts Immune System in Patients With HIV

...plans to develop into a nutritional product over the next few years helped improve the immune systems of patients living with HIV, Bloomberg reports (Bauerova, 9/16). "The evidence is now building that medical nutrition may be able to make a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV-Positive Patients' Discussion of Oral Health With Their HIV Primary Care Providers in Miami, Florida

...guidelines suggest that oral cavity examination should be included in initial as well as interim physical examinations of HIV patients. In the current study, the researchers sought to describe HIV patients' discussion of oral and dental health... Read more »
Connect With Others

AIDS patient eradicted of HIV virus?

Posted by Mike89406, 4 Replies
Very interesting read while he went through some hardships doing this it 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. ... Read more »

GOOD NUTRITION

Posted by Anonymous
...Hi! Any HIV+/AIDS patient whom seeks good nutrition to live a better life, pls email me with GOOD NUTRITION as the subject. enigma@webmail.co.za Regards 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 »

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 »