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Nutrition In Patients With Hiv Aids

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The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part III: Treatments for Metabolic Changes

...loweringthe amount of fats and carbohydrates you eat may help reduce triglyceridelevels. More fiber in the diet may help control insulin resistance. See a registered dietitian to help you make good choices and plan yourmeals. Many AIDS service organizations have registered dietitians on staff whowill see you free of charge. The health benefits of exercise are well known. There are also a couple ofsmall studies in HIV+ people showing that...
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 »

Cookbook for person with HIV/AIDS?

A friend of mine was recently diagnosed with HIV and his health is already rapidly declining.I'm looking for a cookbook specifically for people with HIV/AIDS with diet tips, healthy recipes, etc ... do any exist?-K-
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...I am unaware of any cookbook specificly for HIV+ persons that I could recommend. If any reader is aware of such a book please post. The nutritional needs of a sick HIV+ patient Read more »

Concerns Careing from HIV patient (CARING FOR AN HIV/AIDS PATIENT AT HOME)

I recently started caring from my brother who has Full blown AIDS with Cryptococcus meningitis. I wasnt paranoid about it until my toddler covered herself over with his throw and suddenly got a rash on both her arms and face. She had been inside all...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...I can't diagnose the cause of your toddler's rash over the Internet, but I can tell you with great certainty that it was not HIV related. Likewise, your pedicure concerns are unwarranted. I'll repost below some information from the archives that... Read more »

Improving food intake in AIDS patients

How can i improve the food intake in AIDS patients
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Getting HIV infection under control with antiretrovirals, minimizing any stomach side effects of antiretrovirals, treating any GI conditions 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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

WFP, UNAIDS Work to Improve Nutritional Support Available for People Living With HIV/AIDS

...service adds. In addition to the critical role antiretrovirals (ARVs) play in the health outcomes of patients living with HIV/AIDS, the WFP "argues anti-retroviral therapy alone is not enough to keep people healthy and alive. WFP's head... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Women's HIV/AIDS Coalition in Malawi Encourages Participation in Farming Program, Better Nutrition Practices

... The Coalition of Women Living with HIV/AIDS in Malawi has launched a program to bring HIV-positive women together to grow crops in an effort to improve their access Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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

... On Tuesday at the end of a three-day 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 Read more »
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Catholic Relief Services- HIV/AIDS Chief of Party

Posted by hrrecruiting
...through local partner treatment facilities (LPTF) provides increased access to antiretroviral therapy (ART) to persons with HIV/AIDS in resource poor settings. The project is funded by the Health Resources Services Administration (HRSA), as part... Read more »

STOP HIV/AIDS FOREVER!! READ THIS AD! YOUR OK

Posted by sbev1981
...husband in my life that Masters in BioChemistry and Virology. After many hours of on line research and talking to my husband HIV is nothing like it was 20 years ago. What you need to look forward to now is understanding that it will be a life... Read more »

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 Read more »