|good diet to be on - just starting meds
Feb 1, 2011
Dear Doc, I am just starting medication, Trustiva. CD4 197 viral load 175000. I would like to know what is a healthy diet to follow? What foods should I definitely include in my diet and what will keep me strong so that my stomach is able to tolerate the medicines? Thank you
| Response from Dr. Henry
Proper diet depends partly on your overall health status (overweight, at risk for diabetes, high blood pressure, family history, renal/liver status). From HIV standpoint and with your HIV regimen, avoiding a high fat meal near time of your taking the Trustiva is recommended to minimize any side effects from efavirenz. KH
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