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HIV and blood-test results- Any health tips to stay healthy?

Dear Dr.Vergel,Im 37. Ive been HIV positive since April 2007, so far not on meds, but my latest CD4 count and a regular blood test results showed that something is going on?! CD4 count fell from 640(34%) in February, to 395 (30%) in June. Some other...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...which country you live, though. Access and guidelines change in different countries.I would also keep in mind the different health tips I list here:Drink lots of water and avoid sodas and fruits juices (eat fruit instead, you need the fiber.)... Read more »

Self Funded Health Benefits Law Firm - STD and HIV Testing/Status

My question involves the following fact pattern:An extraordinarily conservative law firm self funds... Read more »

Do Health Ins Co's Test for HIV

When you start a new job and are required to get a blood test for Medical Insurance, are they... Read more »
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New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

HIV Testing Is Now a Routine Part of Health Care in New York

... Change in state law requires health professionals to offer voluntary HIV tests to patients 13 to 64 years old. New law also simplifies informed consent process, allowing for verbal consent in some circumstances. Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV Testing in Kenya Could Decrease Following Study About Rapid Tests, Health Minister Says

... Kenya's Health Minster Beth Mugo on Monday said that she is concerned HIV testing could decrease in the country following a recent study about Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Revised Recommendations for HIV Testing of Adults, Adolescents, and Pregnant Women in Health-Care Settings

...Introduction Recommendations for Adults and Adolescents Recommendations for Pregnant Women Additional Considerations for HIV Screening Acknowledgment References Consultants Membership List, November 2005 CDC, Division of HIV/AIDS... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Florida HIV/AIDS Advocacy Groups, Health Departments to Increase HIV Awareness Among Minorities Ahead of National HIV Testing Day

... HIV/AIDS advocacy groups and health departments in Florida are planning several events aimed at increasing awareness about HIV among minorities ahead of National Read more »
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Manager, Health Programs (HIV/AIDS)

Posted by hresources
...all Americans. The NAACP considers health as a civil rights issue, and is committed to serving as a leader in addressing HIV/AIDS. Under direction from the Religious Affairs and Health Committees of the national Board of Directors, HIV/AIDS... Read more »

Tests say Nay , Symptoms say Yay

Posted by srchanfrans43, 6 Replies
...send me to a HIV specialist with tests in hand saying what's up ? Really pissed at the "system" that reports positives to health board by name in just about every state . That certainly does not stop irresponsible positives form putting others... Read more »

Info from NYC dept of health? Is 4 weeks suffice?

Posted by Anonymous
...How soon after exposure can HIV infection be detected? With the HIV antibody tests used in New York State, virtually all people who are infected will test positive Read more »

hiv rna test

Posted by nomoreworry4me, 1 Reply
... I heard it looks for hiv in your blood, if the health dept thought you was too have any stds , dont they have to tell you so you dont spread it to next person . thanks, Does Hiv Read more »