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Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

...people try to "self-medicate" by using drugs or alcohol to make their problems go away. If you feel that an underlying issue, such as depression or anxiety, causes or adds to your substance use, ask your health care provider or AIDS service agency for a referral to a mental health provider. Depression Can Cause Serious Problems Studies show that there is a connection between depression and HIV care, treatment, and disease progression....
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Vit C and Hiv

Pls can you tell me how much vitamin C can an HIV+ person can use to have positive impact on immunity system,bcos i understand that it may be harmful if a positive person take less than necessary,and may be useful when higher doses is employed.Also...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...professionals. Association of Nutrition Services Agencies An organization promoting nutrition education, advocacy, and community-based nutrition support programs for people with HIV/AIDS. FoodSafety.gov Food safety information from the U.S.... Read more »

Vitamins & Supplements

I recently tested positive. My HIV Specilist and I have decided not start taking medicine yet. My T-Cell count is 475 and my viral load is 66,000. Can you recommend any vitamins or supplements that will help boost or help support my immune system...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...professionals. Association of Nutrition Services Agencies An organization promoting nutrition education, advocacy, and community-based nutrition support programs for people with HIV/AIDS. FoodSafety.gov Food safety information from the U.S.... Read more »

cd4 cell count is 29

my aunts cd4 count is 29 and she has lost abt 6kgs.how long does she have to live?can drugs help her now ?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Patients with CD4 count 0f 29 can still benefit greatly from access to quality HIV care both anti-HIV medications and for prevention of opportunistic infections/nutrition/symptoms support et cetera. Hopefully Read more »

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Hello, my question isn't in this category at all... I just had to say I've been reading your responses to various questions and you are so clever! Your responses are calming, and hysterical! To be able to make some sort of humor out of these...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...and/or mental health disorders Doorways (St. Louis)Provides housing and other services to HIV-positive individuals Food OutreachNutritional support for people with HIV, including groceries and homemade meals, nutritional education and counseling,... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

... The World Food Program (WFP), with the support of UNAIDS, is planning to launch "a new policy to make food and nutritional support more available to people living with HIV," VOA News reports. The agency "says the aim of [the] program is to... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Response to HIV Should Consider Hunger

...Political Declaration on HIV and AIDS -- unanimously adopted by 192 member states in New York -- committed to integrating food and nutritional support into the responses to HIV and AIDS," Gahan writes. But, "[t]imely delivery on the ...... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Medical Charity Intensifies Fight Against HIV/AIDS in Nigeria

...said Tracy Crawford, DWB's spokesperson. DWB's voluntary counseling and testing center at the hospital provides medical care, nutritional support, laboratory services, antiretroviral adherence counseling and referrals. Consultation and treatment... Read more »
The Well Project

Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

...Lipodystrophy means abnormal fat changes. It is used to describe a number ofunwanted changes in body fat that are experienced by many HIV+ people.Lipodystrophy can also include changes in fat and sugar levels in the blood ofHIV+ people. Although... Read more »
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...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 »

Diagnosed with HIV and AIDS at the same time!!!!

Posted by icantbelieve, 9 Replies
Last April, viral load over 500.000 and cd4 count 191. Overwhelming. I've been sad, lonely, on meds, always tired, lost weight, appetite, no one knows, live away from my family, no partner, with an infection on my skin since April that impairs my... Read more »

Catholic Relief Services- HIV/AIDS Chief of Party

Posted by hrrecruiting
...Requisition Number: I 08 001 Background: CRS is the consortium lead for AIDSRelief, which is operational in 9 countries in Africa and the Caribbean. The Consortium in Rwanda comprises CRS as the prime, Read more »

"Positive living" eclipsed by ARV (Antiretroviral

Posted by bradford, 1 Reply
...infected with HIV have shown time and time again that what are necessary is; adequate sanitation, proper housing, proper food and nutritional support and clean water for drinking and cooking! These should be provided and if they were provided;... Read more »