DELAYING INFECTION PROGRESS: NUTRITION & HIV
- Nutrition and HIV: What to tell your patients. Cerrato, Paul L. // RN;Apr91, Vol. 54 Issue 4, p73
Discusses the benefits of proper diet and stress management for HIV-positive patients. Background on nutritional deficiencies found in asymptomatic HIV-positive patients; Effect of stress on the immunity status; Advantages of providing HIV-positive patients adequate information on the subject.
- NUTRITION AND PATIENTS WITH HIV/AIDS. Stojanović, Dušica; Marković, Danica; Kocić, Gordana // Acta Medica Medianae;Sep2011, Vol. 50 Issue 3, p63
Immune status of an individual depends on the organism's nutritional status as well as on the choice of nutrients that enter the body. Malnutrition and HIV progression are closely linked and require an active cooperation between infectious disease physicians and nutritionist. It has been noticed...
- Nutrition outcomes of HIV-infected malnourished adults treated with ready-to-use therapeutic food in sub-Saharan Africa: a longitudinal study. Koethe, John R.; Blevins, Meridith; Nyirenda, Christopher; Kabagambe, Edmond K.; Shepherd, Bryan E.; Wester, C. William; Zulu, Isaac; Chiasera, Janelle M.; Mulenga, Lloyd B.; Mwango, Albert; Heimburger, Douglas C. // Journal of the International AIDS Society;2011, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p1
Background: Among people living with HIV/AIDS, nutritional support is increasingly recognized as a critical part of the essential package of care, especially for patients in sub-Saharan Africa. The objectives of the study were to evaluate the outcomes of HIV-positive malnourished adults treated...
- Food Counseling For Persons Infected With HIV: Strategy For Defensive Living. Archer, Douglas L. // Public Health Reports;Mar/Apr89, Vol. 104 Issue 2, p196
More than a million people in the United States are now infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), and by 1991, the United States will record 270,000 cases of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). At present, there is no way to estimate the number of AIDS patients who will be living...
- Nutrition in patients with HIV infection. // American Family Physician;12/1/1994, Vol. 50 Issue 8, p1819
Recommends a high-fat and energy density diet for patients with HIV infection. August 1994 issue of `The Practitioner' as source of information; Maintenance of a body mass greater than that recommended for the general population.
- HIV patients need supplements. Crayhon, Robert // Total Health;Oct96, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p32
Shares that the Vitamin A, B6, B12, C, E and beta carotene have all been found helpful in managing patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). List of foods that must be completely avoided; Suggestion in preventing deadly complications of AIDS.
- HIV patients need nutrition support early on. O'Cerrato, Paul L. // RN;Sep93, Vol. 56 Issue 9, p63
Reports on the need for nutritional support for patients as soon as HIV infection is diagnosed. Determination of the nature of malnutrition in early HIV infection; Comparison of HIV-positive gay men with stage III disease with uninfected homosexuals; Findings of the study.
- Caring for a Patient with HIV/AIDS. Cohen, Beth // MEDSURG Nursing;Feb2007, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p53
A quiz concerning the caring of HIV/AIDS patient is presented.
- Dietary Considerations in HIV and AIDS. Woods, Margo N.; Gorbach, Sherwood L. // Nutrition in Clinical Care;Mar/Apr99, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p95
Abstract Nutritional evaluation and counseling are important aspects of the overall care of patients with HIV and AIDS. While certain groups of patients, such as those with opportunistic infection and significant weight loss, malabsorption, or any medical condition affecting dietary intake or...
- The Interplay Between Socio-demographic Variables, Nutritional and Immune Status of HIV-positive/AIDS Patients. Oguntibeju, O. O.; Van den Heever, W. M. J.; Van Schalkwyk, F. E. // Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences;2007, Vol. 10 Issue 20, p3592
This study examined the association between socio-demographic factors (educational level and employment status) and the nutritional and immune status of 35 HIV-positive/AIDS patients at baseline. Assessment of selected macro-and micronutrient dietary intake was done using a validated food...