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7/23, Washington, DC: AIDS 2012 - Satellite on food & nutrition support in HIV care

Posted by wfppsn
Harvard Medical School, Partners In Health and the World Food Programme cordially invite you to attend the IAS 2012 satellite Showing the Impact of Food Assistance and Nutrition Support in HIV Care.

Date: July 23, 2012
Time: 7:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
Locati... Read more »

Food, Nutrition, and HIV Conference 12/6 in Boston

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Food, Nutrition, and HIV Conference in Boston, on December 6



The Food, Nutrition, and HIV Conference is a day-long event for HIV-positive persons and front-line service providers.

It is organized by the AIDS Action Committee's HIV Health Institute.



Th... Read more »

Caregiver Support and Hiv

Posted by riverprincess, 1 Reply
Seems like there is more and more of a need for a support network for caregivers. Let's face it , though they may not have Hiv , they still are living with Hiv. And with Hiv as well as many other illnesses , it can be a heavey burden to understand... Read more »

Support for professional women diagnosed with HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 10 Replies
I know that this disease doesn't discriminate. But I feel so alone as a black woman living with this disease. I'm the person in the family that everyone looks up to. I attended the best Universities, have a great career, beautiful home and car... Read more »

Is Creatine useful to support treatment?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I read about creatine as good nutritional support in treatment and post-treatment especially in cases where muscle tissue needs building up (it is normally used as natural supplement by body builders). Does anyone have any experience with it, or... Read more »
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Nutritional Supplements for HIV +ve

Are there any products available which can give proteins, fats, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals with immune support as well in the market? If yes, which are they? and what are they made of?...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
Sounds like you are describing a good diet. Anyone else have any ideas? In general if you are eating right, then all those things are in your diet anyway. Eat well! Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.... Read more »

nutritional supplements for HIV?

hi guys, what is your feelig opinion of dr jon kaiser's supplements it seems promising to me(but I'm a alt therapy fan for years)I'm diong my homework and that guys stuff looks great to me ,also what about mannatech? this glyco...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Those approaches have been attractive to many patients though the published data firmaly supporting their benefit is minimal. I have had numerous patients follow Dr. Kaiser's advise and they have often been satisfied though as HIV therapy as... Read more »

Nutrition, supplements, and HIV

Hi ThereI have recently been diagnosed cd4 225 and vl 5225. My second cd4 is 324 andf vl not in yet! Assuming from this I will not be on eds as the UK guideleines are dc4 200 for meds I want to know the things I need to be doing to help protect...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Hello, and thanks for posting. I am confused as well with what supplements to take to support my immune system as well. Just when I find an herbal supplement which produces robust immune system boosting, I learn of another which is even more potent,... Read more »

nutritional supplements for HIV?

hi guys,what is your feelig opinion of dr jon kaiser's supplementsit seems promising to me(but I'm a alt therapy fan for years)I'm diong my homework and that guys stuff looks great to me ,also what about mannatech? this glyco nutriton...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
I don't know what supplements that Dr. Kaiser recommends, but I know that he is an expert in this field. I read with great interest a poster that he presented at one of the AIDS meetings that indicated better recovery of immune function in... 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 help... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Clinical Infectious Diseases Examines Relationship Between HIV, Nutrition, Food Insecurity

"Despite calls from national and international organizations to integrate HIV and nutritional programs, data are lacking on how such programs can be effectively implemented in resource-poor settings, on the optimum content and duration of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Southeast Asia: Nutrition Key to Surviving HIV/AIDS, WHO Says

At a recent seminar on malnutrition and HIV held in Bangkok, the World Health Organization's regional director for Southeast Asia said providing a balanced, nutritious diet where malnutrition is endemic is a major challenge to combating the region's... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Malawi Launches Nutrition, HIV and AIDS Project

Malawi President Dr. Joyce Banda launched the Nutrition, HIV and AIDS Project on February 28 with support from the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), the World Bank, and $103 million from the United States. The project will increase... Read more »