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Ways To Prevent Wasting

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How Can I Prevent Lipodystrophy, Lipoatrophy, & Wasting

Is there anything I can do now to prevent lipodystrophy, lipoatrophy, or wasting in the future. I was recently infected and was detected very, very early. I have been put on combination therapy for the past month. I have been concious of my diet...
Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

Response from Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

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It is worth making the effort to prevent problems. Stable weight is very important in preventing problems down the line.I would recommend that you talk with your team about the risk factors you might personally have for such changes and deal with... Read more »

what are the best drugs to prevent facial wasting

I have been diagnosed about 2 months ago. I am going to start my treatment next month. Do you have... Read more »

Preventing wasting

Do you not think that wasting may be prevented by starting treatment with fairly high cd4? and... Read more »
Articles
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As Easy as ESAP

Jack is a person living with AIDS in Brooklyn. He was diagnosed with wasting syndrome, and his doctor prescribed testosterone injections. When going to visit his sister in Buffalo, however, he was in such a rush to get to the airport on time that he... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Promoting Male Circumcision as HIV Prevention Method Should Be Done in Culturally Acceptable Ways, Zimbabwe's Health Minister Says

Promoting male circumcision as an HIV prevention method should be done in culturally acceptable ways that minimize stigma associated with the procedure, Zimbabwe Health and Child Welfare Minister David Parirenyatwa said on Monday at the opening of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Maryland: City Seeks to Reach Those at Risk of HIV Infection in Unconventional Ways

The Baltimore City Health Department (BCHD) is boosting HIV prevention outreach through support of "ballrooms," or underground dance parties for young, black or Hispanic men who have sex with men (MSM). In November, some 400 MSM and transgender... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Vatican Repeats Opposition to Condoms, Says Chastity Only Surefire Way to Prevent AIDS Spread

The Vatican on Wednesday repeated its opposition to condom use to fight AIDS, saying chastity was the best way to prevent the spread of HIV. The Vatican position may sound "ridiculous in the society in which we live," acknowledged Monsignor Javier... Read more »
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Waste

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
WASHINGTON TIMES
Published: Nobvember 16, 2001 Author: Robert Stacy McCain


Taxpayers paid for AIDS-prevention projects that encouraged sexual activity in direct violation of federal guidelines and met the "legal definition of
obscene material," an... Read more »

Forgiveness IS THE ONLY WAY to freedom!

Posted by Stuart_Lanning, 1 Reply
I've had to ask myself many times over the past 11 years what a success story is and I still ask myself this question ruthlessly and without reserve up until this day. I wasn't a quick learner when it came to breaking the dangerous lifestyle I was... Read more »

Facial Wasting

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Has anyone found a way to deal with facial wasting? I'm not on treatment yet but still have terrible facial wasting.

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facial wasting and newfill

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I am considering a procedure using New-fill for severe facial wasting. Anyone familiar with this? Please give me any first or second hand information about this.
Thanks

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