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By Vivian Pribram

During this crucial new booklet a global workforce of authors less than the editorship of expert HIV Dietitian Vivian Pribram compile the newest study to supply the training dietitian and nutritionist with a pragmatic consultant to the dietary care of the HIV and AIDS sufferer. scholars and different wellbeing and fitness care pros operating and learning this sector also will locate meals and HIV a huge and worthy source.

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Psychological factors such as depression, impaired intellectual functioning, drug use and social deprivation may also adversely affect health-seeking behaviour and adherence to antiretroviral medication and may therefore be associated with more rapid progression to AIDS. A small number of HIV-infected individuals (5–10%) remain well for many years with virtually normal immune systems. , 1997). 8 Staging and classification of HIV disease HIV staging and classification systems provide clinicians and patients with important information about HIV disease stage and clinical management.

PEM and advanced HIV infection are associated with similar suppression of antigen-specific and host defence mechanisms of the immune system. Malnutrition and HIV may cause similar changes in immune function and have a negative effect on each other. 1). Examples of how infections can contribute to malnutrition are: (1) gastrointestinal infection can lead to diarrhoea; (2) HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and other chronic infections can cause cachexia and anaemia; and (3) intestinal parasites can cause anaemia and nutrient deprivation.

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