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Apr 2, 2006

Hi, Checking up - any developments with lipo? cure fo the lipo? I keep on reading over and over again about testosteron or all other hormones but what is the bottom line? is there any light at the end of this tunnel? I am 30 female hiv+ for 10 years. suffer from hard lipo, belly arms legs and arms , u name it. everyday going outside is a project, what should i wear? how would i look like? how can we leave this way? why is it taking so long to find an answer ? and mostly in the near future is there any treatment for the lipo?

Response from Dr. Henry

No easy answers for lipodystrophy are forthcoming. Switching meds around to more fat friendly ones is an option for some patients. Uridine supplements are being looked at for fat atrophy. Testosterone has not been shown to reverse fat loss. Some diabetic drugs are being evaluated for benefit but the story there is still unclear and complicated. KH

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