by Caroline Watson | Mar 18, 2020 | HIVE News & Events, In The Media
In October, estimated GFR (eGFR) reporting was modified by the laboratory at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital. Whereas previously eGFR was reported as two separate values i.e. “if African American” or “if non African American,” these two values are now reported as a range with the clinical note: “Patients with more muscle mass and better nutritional status are more likely to be on the higher end of this range.” This change was made in an effort to reduce medical errors and improve health equity at our hospital and affiliated clinics.
by HIVE Online | May 17, 2017 | Activism/Advocacy, Heterosexual-identified, HIVE Blog, Men Living with HIV
My Name is Michael Zalnasky. My friends call me Zee. My grandsons call me PaPa. My Daughter, well she calls me Dad. And I am Heterosexual HIV POZ.
by HIVE Online | May 3, 2017 | HIVE Blog, Men Living with HIV, Treatment as Prevention
This decision to be married and have kids has absolutely nothing to do with me being undetectable with a high CD4 cell count. I still wanted children even when I was first diagnosed with HIV.
by HIVE Online | Apr 26, 2017 | HIVE Blog, Relationships Dating Disclosure, Safer Conception, Women Living with HIV
I had eventually hit my bottom, where I had to get into treatment. At that time I had a beautiful healthy son. I completed a drug program, got my own place and was in a new relationship. I decided to get tested because my significant other and I wanted a baby. I found out that I was HIV-positive.
by HIVE Online | Apr 3, 2015 | Coping with Trauma, HIVE Blog, LGBT-identified, Sex Work, Trans Women, Women Living with HIV
Alejandra Cruz is an amazing fashion designer, hairdresser, & makeup artist who lives in San Francisco with her dog, Chichi. She is originally from Puerto Rico. She is a transgender woman living with HIV.