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The Well Project

Diabetes and HIV/AIDS

...by keeping their weight down, changing their diet, and increasing exercise. A healthy diet for people with diabetes involves reducing sugar and starchy foods (carbohydrates), such as bread, potatoes, rice, and corn. See a registered dietitian to help you plan your meals. Many AIDS service organizations have registered dietitians on staff who will see you free of charge. Sometimes, despite diet and exercise, glucose can't be controlled...
Ask the Experts

chronic HBV carrier infected with hiv

dear Dr.,As a chronic hbv carrier, if i'm infected with hiv, can hbv delay hiv seroconversion. 3 months still negative
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...I would be much more concerned about delayed seroconversion in the setting of acute HBV infection - not a chronic carrier state. Read more »

HIV Carrier

How can you become a carrier of hiv and can you pass it to others. Does testing HIV positive/negative mean you have it or are a carrier?
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...If someone is HIV positive, then they can pass on the virus. We generally don't use the "carrier" definition, since all persons who are HIV+ have Read more »

HIV CARRIER

My partner has AIDS his CD4 is 75). I have tested negative for HIV repeatedly, does this mean I may be a carrier, or does a person have to be HIV positive to be a carrier. Thank you, Jacky
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Jacky-Thanks for your post.Count yourself fortunate-- a negative HIV test means just that- you're not a carrier (assuming that you haven't been recently infected or exposed.Best of health to you Read more »

Whats it mean to be a Carrier of HIV

I just found out after 2 yrs of having negitive blood test for HIV that I am a carrier. I took the test every 6 months after I was raped and now after all this time it came back positive. What does it mean to be a carrier?? I have all the Hep B...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Sorry to hear about your situation.While I usually don't describe HIVers as "carriers", I suspect this means that you are HIV antibody positive and have the virus in your blood.Hopefully, at this Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Russia Officially Registered More Than 305,000 HIV Cases Since 1987; UNAIDS Estimates 860,000 Cases

...Russia has registered slightly more than 305,000 HIV-positive people since 1987, a Russian official said Monday, Xinhuanet reports ( Xinhuanet Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Russia's AIDS Prognosis Gloomy -- Experts

...would be confronted in the future with the management of AIDS patients also infected with hepatitis C. "More than half of the registered 215,000 carriers of HIV will need therapy," Maleyev said. "The situation with AIDS and intercurrent hepatitis... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Ukraine Parliament Introduces Bill to Increase HIV Prevention, Treatment Efforts

...HIV/AIDS prevalence is estimated at 1.63%, according to Ukrainian News . The bill states that more than 122,000 HIV cases were registered in Ukraine as of Jan. 1 of this year. The program attributes issues with current HIV/AIDS prevention and... Read more »
The Well Project

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

...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... Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

Come on lets vote for HIV/AIDS funding please

Posted by new2this2010, 1 Reply
...This is an opportunity to do something! Why not take a few minutes to try and help get funding for HIV/AIDS. If you can post everything else on here, then you can take a minute to vote each week for funding that may help us all Read more »

how to register?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...can somebody tell me how to register? I am not that great at computers. what is the difference for login and display name? Is display name is what shows up on the Read more »

Just Registered

Posted by SaltyWater, 11 Replies
...was goign through and just finding out I was positive. (Still cant bring myself to type / say the word) I just thought I'd register as I think this site can be a great help and although I've spent a few times with tears rolling down my face, I... Read more »