Nutritional Issues and Positive Living in Human Immunodeficiency Virus/AIDS
Key Points: (1) Nutrition management for individuals infected with HIV can be helpful in maintaining lean body weight, combating oxidative stress, reducing complications from hyperglycemia and hyperlipidemia, and managing gastrointestinal function. (2) Patients may need to be individualized to meet each individual's unique requirements. (3) Consideration should be given to including the expertise of a registered dietitian/nutritionist s part of the health care team to promote wellness in the individuals infected with HIV.
Clark, W. Andrew; and Cress, Eileen M.. 2018. Nutritional Issues and Positive Living in Human Immunodeficiency Virus/AIDS. Nursing Clinics of North America. Vol.53(1). 13-24. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cnur.2017.10.002 ISSN: 0029-6465