1887

n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - Doubts about the value of nutritional supplementation in HIV : AIDS briefs

Volume 28, Issue 8
  • ISSN : 0256-2170
USD

 

Abstract

Two studies have cast doubt on the value of nutritional supplements for patients with HIV. The first study, published in the 1 July edition of Clinical Infectious Diseases, showed that the provision of nutritional support has only modest benefits for HIV-positive adults without severe wasting. A separate study conducted among HIV-positive children in Uganda, and published in the Journal of the, showed that doubling doses of vitamins and minerals did not affect disease progression or boost weight or CD4 cell count.

Loading full text...

Full text loading...

Loading

Article metrics loading...

/content/m_cme/28/8/EJC63846
2010-08-01
2016-12-10

This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address
Approval was a Success
Invalid data
An Error Occurred
Approval was partially successful, following selected items could not be processed due to error