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AIDS as a Chronic Disease

AIDS as a Chronic Disease AIDS as a Chronic Disease Aggressive, Early Treatment Advocated By Laurie Lewis disposal the means of maintaining remission until a cure is found. And I believe that is not far off. I think we will have a cure for HTV disease within three our tivirals, and surface-active agents such as dextran sulfate. The patients tolerated the therapy well and remained free from symptoms of HTV disease. J£ Z^k JL ^Lcisco A t first I didn't believe AIDS existed," states San Fran- years." A Clinic Is Born I saw more and more cases, I decided that it did indeed exist. But I felt that it had to be multifactorial. I was one of the last to accept AIDS as a disease caused by a single factor." Dr. Levin may have been slow to acknowledge that AIDS is caused by a unique virus, but he has been ahead of his time where treatment is concerned. He is a staunch advocate of early, aggressive, prophylactic treatment of asymptomatic HIV-positive individuals. "The idea of not treating a pathologic condition until symptoms occur is unprecedented in medicine," Dr. Levin maintains. He makes an analogy between the follow-up of HTV testing and of routine http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png AIDS Patient Care Mary Ann Liebert

AIDS as a Chronic Disease

AIDS Patient Care , Volume 3 (3) – Jun 1, 1989

AIDS as a Chronic Disease

AIDS Patient Care , Volume 3 (3) – Jun 1, 1989

Abstract

AIDS as a Chronic Disease Aggressive, Early Treatment Advocated By Laurie Lewis disposal the means of maintaining remission until a cure is found. And I believe that is not far off. I think we will have a cure for HTV disease within three our tivirals, and surface-active agents such as dextran sulfate. The patients tolerated the therapy well and remained free from symptoms of HTV disease. J£ Z^k JL ^Lcisco A t first I didn't believe AIDS existed," states San Fran- years." A Clinic Is Born I saw more and more cases, I decided that it did indeed exist. But I felt that it had to be multifactorial. I was one of the last to accept AIDS as a disease caused by a single factor." Dr. Levin may have been slow to acknowledge that AIDS is caused by a unique virus, but he has been ahead of his time where treatment is concerned. He is a staunch advocate of early, aggressive, prophylactic treatment of asymptomatic HIV-positive individuals. "The idea of not treating a pathologic condition until symptoms occur is unprecedented in medicine," Dr. Levin maintains. He makes an analogy between the follow-up of HTV testing and of routine

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Mary Ann Liebert
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Copyright 1989 Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.
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0893-5068
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1557-7449
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10.1089/apc.1989.3.28
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Abstract

AIDS as a Chronic Disease Aggressive, Early Treatment Advocated By Laurie Lewis disposal the means of maintaining remission until a cure is found. And I believe that is not far off. I think we will have a cure for HTV disease within three our tivirals, and surface-active agents such as dextran sulfate. The patients tolerated the therapy well and remained free from symptoms of HTV disease. J£ Z^k JL ^Lcisco A t first I didn't believe AIDS existed," states San Fran- years." A Clinic Is Born I saw more and more cases, I decided that it did indeed exist. But I felt that it had to be multifactorial. I was one of the last to accept AIDS as a disease caused by a single factor." Dr. Levin may have been slow to acknowledge that AIDS is caused by a unique virus, but he has been ahead of his time where treatment is concerned. He is a staunch advocate of early, aggressive, prophylactic treatment of asymptomatic HIV-positive individuals. "The idea of not treating a pathologic condition until symptoms occur is unprecedented in medicine," Dr. Levin maintains. He makes an analogy between the follow-up of HTV testing and of routine

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AIDS Patient CareMary Ann Liebert

Published: Jun 1, 1989

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