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I Have High Triglycerides Does That Mean I Have Aids

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High Triglycerides from HIV medications

I have been on Sustiva for about 10 yrs now (epzicom for about 6) recent labs show my trigs around 330, cholesterol around 210, LDL 113....I eat like a horse, very low fat diet, hardly any red meat, alot of salmon, tilapia,ground turkey, alot...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...the risk of lipoatrophy and hyperlipidemia. So we have more questions than answers when dealing with the metabolic effects of HIV medications. Good luck! Read more »

High Triglycerides & HIV

Dr. Gallant: I have a question on high triglycerides related to HIV.Brief history, current CD4... Read more »

Low HDL, LDL, Cholesterol, but high triglycerides?

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Hyperlipidemia and HIV/AIDS: High Cholesterol and Triglycerides

...can build up in your arteries (blood vessels),forming plaque. This buildup of plaque can lead to a heart attack or a stroke.High triglycerides can also increase your risk of getting pancreatitis (apainful inflammation of the pancreas). Some HIV+... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Carnitine for High Triglycerides

...several forms; the two most commonly used are L-carnitine and L-acetyl-carnitine. A number of studies have found that people with HIV/AIDS (PHAs) may have less-than-normal levels of carnitine. Signs/symptoms of carnitine deficiency include the... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part III: Treatments for Metabolic Changes

...diet may help control insulin resistance. See a registered dietitian to help you make good choices and plan yourmeals. Many AIDS service organizations have registered dietitians on staff whowill see you free of charge. The health benefits of... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Body Shape Changes (Lipodystrophy)

...ART. A large study found that the following factors increase the risk of developing lipodystrophy: Age over 40 years Having AIDS for over 3 years Lowest CD4 count was below 100 White race Can Lipo Be Treated? If you have serious fat loss... Read more »
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