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Older AIDS survivors face new challenges focus 05/31/2011

Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Older AIDS survivors face new challenges

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05/31/2011
SAN FRANCISCO — AIDS nearly killed Lou Grosso three decades ago, but that didn’t prepare him for the latest news from his doctor: he has heart disease.

Like many older HIV carriers facing problems — including financial — they never expected to live long enough to confront, Grosso, 57, also suffers from aching joints, memory loss and nerve pain.

Of the 14 pills he takes each day, only three are designed to treat HIV.

Dr. Brad Hare, his specialist at San Francisco General Hospital, keeps track of it all, but Grosso is still worried..... MORE

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