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Nov 19, 2006

This is some information you might find useful, not a question. I had noticed you mentioned high triglycerides in your article about bone death. I had very high tryglicerides for about a year probably caused by my hiv meds Sustiva and Truvada. I discovered a prescription strength omega 3 fatty acid complex called Omacor and decided to try it. (Available only by prescription) I had my doctor prescribe it and after 3 months my tryglicerides dropped 3 fold back to normal. I have been on it for over a year now and my levels are completely normal. It isn't covered by medicaid but Ryan White will cover it. Just thought I would let you know as most doctors have not heard of it.

Response from Dr. Henry

Thanks for your testimony about the benefits of fish oil in reducing your triglycerides. Many patients will see a reduction in triglycerides on fish oil though your response was better than usually reported (wide variations from patient to patient). KH

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