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Jeannie Wraight

Jeannie Wraight (known as Jeannie Gibbs before her marriage in April 2011!) has been an AIDS treatment activist for over 14 years. She was a longtime member of ACT UP New York and has participated in countless demonstrations and actions. She has attended over 75 HIV conferences around the world and writes for several HIV publications. Ms. Wraight has sat on many advisory boards as well as the Board of Directors of Health People, an AIDS service organization in the South Bronx, New York. She lives with her partner in the Bronx, where she works on her Web site HIVhaven.com and advocates for novel HIV therapies and nutritional supplements for people with HIV/AIDS. She is also an animal rescuer.

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Research on Two Supplements Addresses HIV-Driven Inflammation in the Gut -- A Blog Entry by Jeannie Wraight Img
Gastrointestinal

Research on Two Supplements Addresses HIV-Driven Inflammation in the Gut -- A Blog Entry by Jeannie Wraight

"Gastrointestinal (GI) health is proving to be a vital, though often ignored, component of HIV infection."

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The War Room

Veteran HIV activist Jeannie Wraight recalls the moment earlier this year when she learned that the "Berlin patient" may no longer be alone. "[Dave Purdy] told us, with tears in his eyes, the news of two more people who may have been cured of HIV. .....

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HIV Home Testing: More Problem Than Solution

Unanimous support from an expert panel isn't enough to overcome AIDS activist Jeannie Wright's issues with an at-home, rapid HIV test. "Think about what it would have been like to receive the diagnosis at home, without support to assure us that a pos...

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Gastrointestinal

Treatment Forum: Some Promising New Therapies NAPWA Wants Us to Know About

"It's often possible to observe a conference from afar on a computer screen through online abstracts, slides and even videos of many of the presentations," notes Jeannie Wright. "This forum ... took place in Rome, Italy, but the organizers provided a...

Should HIV Meds for HIV-Uninfected People Be a Priority? And Other PrEP Questions: A Blog Entry by Jeannie Wraight Img

Should HIV Meds for HIV-Uninfected People Be a Priority? And Other PrEP Questions: A Blog Entry by Jeannie Wraight

"Groundbreaking results of two large pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) studies may lead to a new prevention option to reduce HIV transmission," AIDS treatment activist Jeannie Wraight writes. But "with so many people living with HIV in need of [antiret...