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Testimonies Of Long Hiv Survivors

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Long-term survivors (INSPIRING STORIES)

The desperation of the last question you addressed (from the gentleman who no longer wishes to live) compelled me to write. I have been HIV since 1982 and as long as I have followed my doctor's treatment, I remain healthy. Imagine: in just a few...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...write it, whether or not you ultimately choose to publish it! I would also suggest you write a chapter (and do some research) on HIV stigma, which can cause HIVers to feel guilt, shame, fear and a host of other negative and destructive emotions.... Read more »

Definition of long-term survivor full blown AIDS.

Although one of the articles at this site has answered this, regarding CDC defined cases of AIDS,... Read more »

No Meds; stress free living; is that the answer to HIV?

Hello Doctor,I been positive since 1990 and never on meds and the only thing I've had was shingles... Read more »
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Terri Wilder

Eight Characteristics of Long-Term Survivors of HIV/AIDS

...beginning of June I volunteered for THRIVE! -- a one-day educational and empowerment workshop in Atlanta for people living with HIV. I love doing this workshop and think that it is a valuable guide for people on living a long life with HIV. At... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Former Botswana President Mogae's Recent Award "Testimony" to Good Governance, Fight Against HIV/AIDS, Editorial Says

...for Achievement in African Leadership, which was awarded earlier this week to former Botswana President Festus Mogae, is "testimony" to the "solid foundation that Mogae laid for good governance" and his efforts to fight HIV/AIDS, a Mmegi ... Read more »
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Long-Term HIV Survivor Discovers the Power of Twitter

...20,000 tweets later , her tune has changed. "I call this hard-core activism," she said. "I'm reminding you on a daily basis that AIDS is real. If you have AIDS you can live with it; I'm an example of that. I want you to see the life -- the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Antibodies Present in Long-Term HIV Survivors Could Contribute to Vaccine Development, Study Says

...Disease Control and Prevention . --> Reprinted with permission from kaisernetwork.org . You can view the entire Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , search the archives, or sign up for email delivery at www.kaisernetwork.org/dailyreports/hiv .... Read more »
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Long-term HIV and Aids survivors' health worrying

Posted by ScotCharles
...KaiserNet January 8, 2008 Some experts and doctors recently have voiced concerns that people who were diagnosed with HIV and Aids in the early years of the epidemic are experiencing "premature[e]" or "disproportionate numbers" of ailments... Read more »

LONG TERM SURVIVOR

Posted by fancy, 1 Reply
HELLO LADIES, JUST WANT YOU TO KNOW THERE IS HOPE. I AM NEW TO THE SITE. DO YOU KNOW OF ANY SUPPORT GROUPS IN BROOKLYN? Read more »

Long term survivor

Posted by DAF, 4 Replies
...I am aperson living with AIDS, I have srvived three opertunistic infections. I have known about my status for 22 years and in retrospect I was one of the early Read more »

Looking for Long term Survivors

Posted by RevAnn, 2 Replies
Until three weeks ago, I did not know anyone who had made it past the 10 year mark. I felt kinda alone as I have known for 19 years and have been infected 26 years this year. Alot of people did not understand what is was like to find out in the... Read more »