Month: June 2014

Fwd: Hot Topics: Disclosing After Sex; Is My Decline Inevitable?; Is “Empty Stomach” a Must?; and More

If you have trouble reading this email, you can see the online version at: www.thebody.com/topics.html June 17, 2014 Visit the Forums Read Past Email Newsletters Change/Update Subscription  We Already Had Sex; How Do I Disclose? I’ve been on a few dates with this amazing guy. I usually disclose before anything sexual happens, but in this …

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VIDEO: ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT TESTOSTERONE

Nelson Vergel speaks about how to know if you need testosterone replacement, how to diagnose low testosterone, all testosterone treatment options, how to maximize benefits (increase muscle mass, mood, energy, sex drive and erectile quality) and minimize side effects (acne, increased red blood cells, etc).  For more information and to ask questions visit: ExcelMale.com

In HIV News: Vitamin D Deficiency Impact; Hepatitis C Research Recap; Lower Prostate Cancer Risk; and More

  If you have trouble reading this e-mail, you can read the online version at: www.thebodypro.com/newsletter.html  Top Stories on TheBodyPRO.com: June 10, 2014 FEATURED STORIES Vitamin D Deficiency When Starting Treatment Linked With Increased HIV Progression Having low levels of vitamin D when starting treatment is associated with a more than doubled risk of HIV …

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Hot Topics: Slowing CD4 Decline; Pill Care on Road Trips; Assessing Your Brain Health; and More

If you have trouble reading this email, you can see the online version at: www.thebody.com/topics.html June 10, 2014 Visit the Forums Read Past Email Newsletters Change/Update Subscription  Can I Slow My CD4 Decline Without Taking Meds? I’m a woman who’s been living with HIV for four years, but hasn’t started medications. I’m in good health, …

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Injection Every 3 Months to Prevent HIV- Study in San Francisco Enrolling Now

There’s a new clinical trial about to get started in SF looking for 25 men or transwomen who are at relatively low risk for HIV to test the safety, tolerability and acceptability of a very long acting (injected once every three months) for Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP). If that sounds like you or someone you know, …

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HIV-Positive Venezuelans Are Desperately Seeking HIV Medications- Please Help

Even though Venezuela is the third largest oil exporter to the United States and has the largest oil reserves in the world, you would not know that if you visited the country now. The country’s infrastructure is in ruins. State officials have been able to pocket much of the oil revenues and imposed illogical dollar …

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AIDS SURVIVORS SUMMIT SAN FRANCISCO CONVENED ON JUNE 5, 2014 NATIONAL HIV/AIDS LONG-TERM SURVIVORS AWARENESS DAY

San Francisco, CA — June 5, 2014 is the first-ever National HIV/AIDS Long-Term Survivors Awareness Day (NHALTSAD). On that day, Let’s Kick ASS—AIDS Survivor Syndrome convenes the AIDS Survivors Summit/San Francisco 2014at theSan Francisco LGBT Center on June 5, 2014 from 1:00-9:00 PM. Let’s Kick ASS is bringing together survivors, both HIV-positive and negative, with key Bay Area AIDS organizations in an effort …

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Bill sponsored by HIV-Positive Legislator Advances Tuesday to Help People with HIV-related Lipodystrophy

The bill was sponsored by Carl Sciortino, one of the nation’s few openly gay and openly HIV-positive legislators. The 35-year-old has since stepped down from the legislature to serve as executive director of the well-respected AIDS Action Committee. The story of the young, handsome Sciortino is remarkable in and of itself. The child of a self-proclaimed Tea Party …

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Statin Therapy Does Not Improve Cardiovascular Risk for Patients With HIV and Low HDL

The main lipid abnormality of people living with HIV is low high density lipoprotein (HDL).  There are 5 subfractions of HDL: 2a, 2b, 3a, 3b, and 3c, from largest (and most effective in cholesterol removal) to smallest (and least effective). Neither pravastatin nor rosuvastatin changes the distribution of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) subfractions in patients who are …

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