Nov 8, 2004
I had been trying to get into the trial for Serostim to possibly lose my HIV mid section girth but was too late. I was asked as an alternative if my doctor had done an Insulin resistace test. What is the relationship?
| Response from Dr. Henry
If there is evidence of insuling resistance then some data suggests that use of a diabetes drug MAY be helpful (data is conflicting but I have had a few patients where that seemed to help). Exercise, diet, optimal hormone status and switching HIV meds around (if that is an option) can also help some patients. KH
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