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Author Topic: Recent Lab Results  (Read 1131 times)

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Offline OneTampa

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Recent Lab Results
« on: May 17, 2013, 11:13:23 AM »
Well, got my lab results in preparation for mid-year follow up with doctor next week.

>>Viral load still undetectable
>>CD4/% 697/33%
>>LDL 84
>>Glucose 132 (after light breakfast)

Have a few flags for other labs that are slightly above or below reference ranges:

>>MCV 100 (top range is 97)
>>MCH 33.2 (top range is 33.0)
>>Neutrophils 1.7 (bottom range is 1.8 )

Physically I feel excellent.  I am also 4 months away from my 60th birthday and will let my mind go wild with anticipation for the historic event. :D  I will also start to use my cultural Haitian/Jewish telepathic skills and send nag/noodge first phase suggestions to my son and the rest of the family.;D
« Last Edit: May 17, 2013, 11:18:02 AM by OneTampa »
"He is my oldest child. The shy and retiring one over there with the Haitian headdress serving pescaíto frito."

Offline eric48

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Re: Recent Lab Results
« Reply #1 on: May 20, 2013, 10:34:47 PM »
MCV has tendency to increase with meds and a value over the 'usual' range is actually a positive sign of good adherence to meds. mine is 105...

Happy birthday (in advance)

Eric
NVP/ABC/3TC/... UD; CD4 > 1000; CD4/CD8 ~ 2.0

Offline OneTampa

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Re: Recent Lab Results
« Reply #2 on: May 22, 2013, 12:00:04 PM »
Had visit with doctor and he said that I am doing quite well.  He is pleased with my lab results. He also said that I looked good physically too (how sweet.  :) )

And Eric, you are correct.  The doctor noted that my labs speak to excellent adherence to taking my meds--which is true.  Also, thank you for the advance birthday wish. :D
« Last Edit: May 22, 2013, 12:03:42 PM by OneTampa »
"He is my oldest child. The shy and retiring one over there with the Haitian headdress serving pescaíto frito."

Offline tednlou2

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Re: Recent Lab Results
« Reply #3 on: May 23, 2013, 12:33:19 AM »
Glad to hear your doc says you're doing great. 

Offline Jmarksto

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Re: Recent Lab Results
« Reply #4 on: May 23, 2013, 12:36:30 AM »
Good news, congratulations!
03/15/12 Negative
06/15/12 Positive
07/11/12 CD4 790          VL 4,000
08/06/12 CD4 816/38%   VL 49,300
08/20/12 Started Complera
11/06/12 CD4   819/41% VL 38
02/11/13 CD4   935/41% VL UD
06/06/13 CD4   816/41% VL UD
10/28/13 CD4 1131/45%  VL 25
02/25/14 CD4   792/37%  VL UD
07/09/14 CD4 1004/39%   VL UD

Offline Elkan

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Re: Recent Lab Results
« Reply #5 on: May 23, 2013, 12:40:58 AM »
wow,good news, keep it up

 


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