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Obese With Hiv

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Obesity, HIV concerns

Hi Dr. Bob,You are the best doctor! I think its so great you have such a charming and caring style here. You are truly ahead of your time. I haven't met many Doctors with such a great personality.Well my concern is this. I haven't had intercourse,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...3. In other words, your playing around is just playing around. Finger play and nipple noshing do not constitute significant HIV transmission risks.Stay well, Billy Boy.Dr. Bob Read more »


I tested Positive two years ago and since that time have gained almost fifty pounds since being... Read more »


I am a woman who tested Positive two years ago and since that time have gained almost fifty pounds... Read more »
American Medical Association

Growth Hormone Treatment for HIV-Related Abdominal Obesity Improves Abdominal Fat and Other Cardiovascular Measures, but May be Limited by Effects on Glucose

...pressure measurements but worsened glucose levels, according to a study in the August 6 issue of JAMA , a theme issue on HIV/AIDS. Steven Grinspoon, M.D., of Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, presented the findings of the study at a JAMA... Read more »
University of Rochester Medical Center

Existing Anti-Obesity Drugs May Be Effective Against Flu, Hepatitis and HIV

... Flu Virus with Envelope Viruses dramatically increase cellular metabolism, and existing anti-obesity drugs may represent a new way to block these metabolic changes and inhibit viral infection, according to a study published today Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

About Two-Thirds of HIV-Positive People in U.S. Overweight, Obese, Study Says

...Society of America in San Diego, the AP/ Los Angeles Times reports. For the study, Nancy Crum-Cianflone of TriService AIDS Clinical Consortium in San Diego and colleagues examined medical records of 663 HIV-positive patients at U.S. Navy... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Obesity a Deadly Spinoff of AIDS Epidemic in Africa

...treatment has caused obesity rates to skyrocket. She noted that much of the obesity problem reflects a lack of education about HIV/AIDS. "You can actually be very well for a long time without dropping weight," she said. "It is only in the... Read more »
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HIV and Obesity

Posted by Donna, 1 Reply
...pretty well, my biggest health challenge is being overweight, there is so much information about preventing weight loss and HIV but not much about promoting healthy weight loss when its needed, and HIV.That is what I am all about, finding a... Read more »

Know someone who died of PML/Liver Failure?

Posted by ScotCharles, 2 Replies
...Hey guys, Just recently, a number of people I know who have been HIV+ for more than 20 years have died of Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy(PML) and liver failure. I wonder if anyone else Read more »

Religion - HIV - GAY

Posted by Anonymous, 18 Replies
...To those of you who are church-goers, how do you deal with the negativity of churches - especially when you are both gay and HIV? I am having some trouble with this, so any thoughts would be appreciated..... :) Read more »

Research suggests microbial cause of fat changes

Posted by Anonymous
...repeat, must read this article from the New York Times magazine, available online at Technically, the article is about obesity, but reveals that fat changes in the body are... Read more »