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Offline tokyodecadence

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Chicago HIV healthcare
« on: January 15, 2009, 07:55:33 PM »
Hello hello :) It's been a while since I've posted, I've mostly been lurking the site as a research tool for information I need, and it's been a great help.





So, the quandary of the day: I live in Seattle currently, I moved here from Chicago about 10 months ago. I am making plans to move back to Chicago more towards September. Now, for those of you who don't know, *hands down* Washington has one of the most (if not the most) progressive and intricate HIV/AIDS assistance, medicare, psychological, and financially sound programs in the nation. But aside from that, my question is simply one of the kind of medicare and services that I can find in Chicago.

I know that the long awaited center on Halsted has opened, and I imagine that they have some type of services. Honestly, I just need some guidance on finding a doctor, a nutritionist, and an HIV specialist when I get there. A website, A center, Anything that'll point me in that direction will be helpful. I'm pretty lucky as far as services go, I don't particularly need much other than the occasional checkup.


Thanks so much for any information you can give!
[.Fodão.]

Offline J.R.E.

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Re: Chicago HIV healthcare
« Reply #1 on: January 16, 2009, 06:52:42 AM »
Hello,

I am not from Chicago, but I do frequent TPAN.  This site may give you some answers.  Make sure to navigate through Publications, Client Services, and the online Directory. Click below, it has quite a bit of information ;


http://www.tpan.com/

Good luck----Ray



Current Meds ; Viramune, Epzicom, 40mg of simvastatin, 12.5mg of Hydrochlorothiazide.
Metoprolol tartrate 25mg



http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=40802.0

http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=45159.0

http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=39722.msg495621;topicseen#msg495621

http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=46806.0

http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=39414.msg491701#msg491701


 In October of 2003, My t-cell count was 16, Viral load was over 500,000, Percentage at that time was 5%. I started my first  HAART regimen  on October 24th,03.

 As of 6/4/14,  t-cells are at 423, Viral load <40

 Current % is at 13% 

  
 62 years young.

Offline tokyodecadence

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Re: Chicago HIV healthcare
« Reply #2 on: January 16, 2009, 07:48:25 AM »
This is perfect! Exactly what I was looking for.



 Thanks!
[.Fodão.]

Offline AndyArrow

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Re: Chicago HIV healthcare
« Reply #3 on: January 18, 2009, 06:02:12 AM »
Hi,

You might also want to check out Aids Foundation of Chicago.

www.aidschicago.org

Good luck on your move back to the windy city,

AA (who lives in NW Indiana)
It is not the arrival that matters.  It is the journey along the way. -- Michel Montaigne

 


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