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Offline Assurbanipal

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Hi all
« on: August 21, 2013, 10:16:39 PM »
Ann sent me a sweet note to say happy birthday and I realized I'd not checked in for a while.  Lot's of changes and I've gotten really busy, but things are good.  7+ years after AIDS my health is great, the osteoporosis has mainly reversed, I'm moving to DC for a policy and research job and.....

TA DA!

My first grandchild is a little over a month old!!!!!!

I'm so happy to be alive for this part! 

Cheers
A
5/06 VL 1M+, CD4 22, 5% , pneumonia, thrush -- O2 support 2 months, 6/06 +Kaletra/Truvada
9/06 VL 3959 CD4 297 13.5% 12/06 VL <400 CD4 350 15.2% +Pravachol
2007 VL<400, 70, 50 CD4 408-729 16.0% -19.7%
2008 VL UD CD4 468 - 538 16.7% - 24.6% Osteoporosis 11/08 doubled Pravachol, +Calcium/D
02/09 VL 100 CD4 616 23.7% 03/09 VL 130 5/09 VL 100 CD4 540 28.4% +Actonel (osteoporosis) 7/09 VL 130
8/09  new regimen Isentress/Epzicom 9/09 VL UD CD4 621 32.7% 11/09 VL UD CD4 607 26.4% swap Isentress for Prezista/Norvir 12/09 (liver and muscle issues) VL 50
2010 VL UD CD4 573-680 26.1% - 30.9% 12/10 VL 20
2011 VL UD-20 CD4 568-673 24.7%-30.6%
2012 VL UD swap Prezista/Norvir for Reyataz drop statin CD4 768-828 26.7%-30.7%

Offline Jeff G

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Re: Hi all
« Reply #1 on: August 21, 2013, 10:22:21 PM »
I'm so happy you dropped in to see us , welcome back .

Offline OneTampa

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Re: Hi all
« Reply #2 on: August 21, 2013, 10:30:43 PM »
Welcome back!

 :)
"He is my oldest child. The shy and retiring one over there with the Haitian headdress serving pescaíto frito."

Offline weasel

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Re: Hi all
« Reply #3 on: August 23, 2013, 09:57:27 PM »
   

       Glad all is well  :)

      A grand Baby ! , How wonderful    :D

                                                   Weasel
" Live and let Live "

Offline bocker3

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Re: Hi all
« Reply #4 on: August 23, 2013, 11:33:33 PM »
Good to hear from you.

Congrats on the new job and the Grandbaby.  Grand-parenthood is sooooooooo much more fun than parenthood.  You get all the fun without all the fuss!!!

M
Atripla - Started 12/05
Reyataz/Norvir - Added 6/06
Labs - Pre-Meds
Sep05 T=350/25% VL98,559
Nov05 288/18%  47,564
Current Labs
May2013 691/31% <20

Offline sfpvguy41

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Re: Hi all
« Reply #5 on: August 24, 2013, 10:01:15 AM »
Tell me more about your improvement in the osteo?
Labs: (undetectable since 2005)
12/13: 634 cdr, 37.3%, 758 cd8, total chol 183, triglycerides 131
8/13: changed to Edurant from Reyataz
12/12: 828 cd4, 34.5%, 1078 cd8, total chol 192, tri 196
12/11: 787 cd4, 37%, 979 cd8.
9/11: 758 cd4, 38%, 944 cd8, und.
8/11 dropped norvir, incr reyataz to 400 mg
6/11: 621 CD4 CD4% 41, CD8 680! Undetectable. Creatinine and eGFR are ok now.
Switched from Truvada to Epzicom in late April 2011
AGT/AST and creatinine back to normal mid-April.
Cut Norvir from regimen.
Switched back to Reyataz/Norvir late Feb 2011
2/11: CD4 664 34%, CD8 963, diagnosed with osteoporosis, high AGT/AST and creatinine.
12/10: CD4: 676 CD4%: 34 CD8: 1012
Switched from Reyataz/norvir to Isentress 10/10
8/10: CD4: 731 CD4%: 40 CD8: 866
Diagnosed Sept. 2002 started meds May 2005.

Offline Assurbanipal

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Re: Hi all
« Reply #6 on: September 03, 2013, 10:32:34 PM »
Tell me more about your improvement in the osteo?

Nothing new since this thread update http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=23815.msg555546#msg555546  which I think you saw.

But I feel great :) 
5/06 VL 1M+, CD4 22, 5% , pneumonia, thrush -- O2 support 2 months, 6/06 +Kaletra/Truvada
9/06 VL 3959 CD4 297 13.5% 12/06 VL <400 CD4 350 15.2% +Pravachol
2007 VL<400, 70, 50 CD4 408-729 16.0% -19.7%
2008 VL UD CD4 468 - 538 16.7% - 24.6% Osteoporosis 11/08 doubled Pravachol, +Calcium/D
02/09 VL 100 CD4 616 23.7% 03/09 VL 130 5/09 VL 100 CD4 540 28.4% +Actonel (osteoporosis) 7/09 VL 130
8/09  new regimen Isentress/Epzicom 9/09 VL UD CD4 621 32.7% 11/09 VL UD CD4 607 26.4% swap Isentress for Prezista/Norvir 12/09 (liver and muscle issues) VL 50
2010 VL UD CD4 573-680 26.1% - 30.9% 12/10 VL 20
2011 VL UD-20 CD4 568-673 24.7%-30.6%
2012 VL UD swap Prezista/Norvir for Reyataz drop statin CD4 768-828 26.7%-30.7%

 


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