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Role Of Carbohydrates On Hiv

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hiv+ medication influences carbohydrate deficient transferrin?

Dear sir,I have the following question to ask you. My english isn't too good, so I hope you"ll understand.(I'm dutch)my small history:I'm sero-positive since september 1990, I'm 40 years now.My first medication I took at...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I can't comment whether tenofovir and/or ritonavir has a clinically significant effect on the pathway you describe. Any comments from readers would be appreciated. KH... Read more »

Sugars, carbohydrates, insulin, fatigue, oh my!

Hello again. It'sTom from Chicago checking in with my usual report of fatigue. However, I seem to have a clue as to a possible cause of this. I notice that my Crixivan now has a warning for Diabetics (that they should be more aware of their...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Tom,Well, let's see now - xenadrine, ginseng, dried oats, vitamin C, fish oils, protein diets, carbohydrate and sugar binges, trembling, vicious mood swings, alcohol problems, and lots of Gino's Pizza? You really are Shelly Winters... Read more »

Role of HIV PCR (APTIMA HIV-1 RNA QUALITATIVE ASSAY FDA APPROVED FOR DIAGNOSTIC USE)

I am a family physician and first I wanted to commend your frank and frequently humorous answers to your readers questions. The appropriate use of humor when taking care of patients humanizes us as physicians. Continue your good work.I am the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Medical director of an urgent care facility in Vegas??? Now that must really be an entertaining position. I love Vegas and visit frequently. I'm always amazed at the often bizarre-appearing folks I see lumbering in and out of casinos on The... Read more »

Role of CD8 in HIV progression

Hi Dr. Hope you can help me understand something, in one of your recent posting 15th Feb 2009 you mentioned that - a normal reaction to HIV infection is an increase in CD8 count and percent and that the total lymphocyte count increase is likely a...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
That study and others like it were conducted prior to the availability of current potent HIV medication regimens we have today and a better understanding of the functional role of CD8 cells on containing HIV infection.... Read more »
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