HIV Medication And High Triglycerides
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AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure CoastHello, and thanks for posting. The contribution of elevated triglycerides to the risk of stroke and heart attack is minor compared with other cardiovascular risk factors. So for triglycerides in the 300 range treatment is often not necessary. The... Read more »
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Pivotal Study Finds That HIV Medications Are Highly Effective as Prophylaxis Against HIV Infection in Men and Women in AfricaSeattle, WA -- In a result that will fundamentally change approaches to HIV prevention in Africa, an international study has demonstrated that individuals at high risk for HIV infection who took a daily tablet containing an HIV medication -- either... Read more »
Update to CDC's U.S. Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use, 2010: Revised Recommendations for the Use of Hormonal Contraception Among Women at High Risk for HIV Infection or Infected With HIVPrevention of unintended pregnancy among women at risk for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection or infected with HIV is critically important. One strategy for preventing unintended pregnancies in this population is improving access to a... Read more »
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Posted by JimNC, 1 ReplyMy husband was diagnosed with HIV in 2009. He'd obviously been POS for quite a long time. (2,000,000+ HIV count, T cell 180). He went on Atripla, quickly reducing his HIV count from 2M-500K-50K-500 every 3 months, now undetectable. His T cells has... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 7 RepliesHi from Italy.
I'm HIV+ since Feb 00 and I discovered my status in June.
Since then I have regularly checked my situation having always high VL (from 60K to 240K) and high CD4 (from 750 to 1000).
My last analysis are VL: 200K and CD4: 907.
My doctor is... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyHIV Highly Contagious Before Symptoms Show: Study
HIV may be highly transmissible before an infected person experiences its first, flu-like symptoms, and before HIV tests can detect the virus, researchers reported last week.... Read more »
Posted by chas, 1 ReplyI am HIV POZ, healthy GWM 1460 CD4 and <50 vial load. However my doctor is worried about my High Potassium....just checking to see if others may have experienced this? Read more »
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