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Author Topic: HELP US STAY ALIVE  (Read 3726 times)

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Offline mewithu

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HELP US STAY ALIVE
« on: May 04, 2008, 09:30:49 AM »
  Hi, I want to make a formal complaint and hopefully something will be done to save us.
For your information there is still over 16,000 people dying each year in the USA of HIV/AIDS related causes. There also is an alarming number of newly HIV infected individuals each day in this country. It is disturbing to me that this country is cutting funds every year for Medicaid, Ryan White funding, and other sources that help to keep people alive and kicking while still suffering HIV/AIDS illness. Part D has to be reformed to help people get a better chance to get available medicine. ADAP must be kept in force and housing for people with HIV/AIDS must continue.
 All that being said Why is it that we are sending Billions,yes Billions of dollars overseas to fight HIV/AIDS and cutting funds in our on country for our Infected and disabled HIV/AIDS victims. This is a crime against our on Humanity.
 Please reverse this trend and help our own people stay alive and in some cases able to work and return to be competitive economically.
   You can write your Congress and Senators at   Congress.org  Tell them of this and complain.

« Last Edit: May 05, 2008, 02:13:28 PM by mewithu »
1997 is when I found out, being deathly ill. I had to go to the hospital due to extreme headache and fever. I fell coma like,  two months later weighing 95 pounds and in extreme pain and awoke to knowledge of Pancreatis, Cryptococcal Meningitis, Thrush,Severe Diarea,  Wasting, PCP pneumonia. No eating, only through tpn. Very sick, I was lucky I had good insurance with the company I worked for. I was in the hospital for three months that time. 
(2010 Now doing OK cd4=210  VL= < 75)
I have become resistant to many nukes and non nukes, Now on Reyataz, , Combivir. Working well for me not too many side effects.  I have the wasting syndrome, Fatigue  . Hard to deal with but believe it or not I have been through worse. Three Pulmonary Embolism's in my life. 2012 520 t's <20 V load

Offline ubotts

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Re: HELP US STAY ALIVE
« Reply #1 on: May 22, 2008, 09:10:20 AM »
Thanks for posting that and I am on it right away..

The last thing we need is more medical cuts...

It seems the phamacy department gets richer and richer, The prices of medicine in this county are insane...

Why not cut down on the damn wars, and take care of your own people right here in the USA...
Medical should be a first priorty..not last >:(
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