Nutrition and HIV: A New Model for Treatment / Edition 1by Mary Romeyn, Romeyn
Pub. Date: 02/27/1998
Offers a nutritional model for sustaining and improving the quality of life for men and women who are HIV positive. Outlines a program of prevention and treatment for the causes of weight loss in the wasting syndrome, a condition that when left untreated, can lead to decline and death. See more details below
Offers a nutritional model for sustaining and improving the quality of life for men and women who are HIV positive. Outlines a program of prevention and treatment for the causes of weight loss in the wasting syndrome, a condition that when left untreated, can lead to decline and death.
Table of Contents
NUTRITION AND HIV.
1. A New Model for Treatment.
2. Understanding the Process of Wasting.
WHAT YOU CAN DO FOR YOURSELF.
3. Starting Your Own Assessment.
4. Vitamins, Minerals and Trace Elements.
5. Other Immune-Enhancing Supplements.
6. Improving Your Appetite.
7. Improving Your Environment.
8. Sex, Drugs, and Exercise.
WHAT YOU CAN DO WITH YOUR DOCTOR.
9. Choosing a Doctor.
10. Understanding Your Health Care Plan.
11. Monitoring Your Nutrition.
12. The Wasting Syndrome.
13. Fighting the Virus.
14. Secondary Infections.
15. Special Problems.
16. Joining Studies.
17. Women and HIV.
18. What to Do: Algorithms for Care, by Stages.
TAKING CHARGE: HOW TO DIRECT YOUR OWN HEALING.
19. Taking Charge of Your Medical Care.
20. Feeding the Soul.
Appendix A: 1993 CDC Criteria for a Diagnosis of AIDS.
Appendix B: List of Caloric Values.
Appendix C: Vitamin Supplementation Sources.
Appendix D: Types of Studies to Evaluate Drug Effects.
Appendix E: San Francisco General Hospital Diet Counseling Intake Form.
Appendix F: Recommended Schedules of Prophylaxis of Infection.
Appendix G: HIV Intake Physical Form.
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This is the best book on the market that I have found related to HIV and AIDS. Dr. Romeyn does a fine job of explaining things in easy to understand terms. With information changing so rapidly, however, this book written in early 1998 is in serious need of a revision.