Basic Metabolic Panel Hiv Irregularities

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The Well Project

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

...loweringthe amount of fats and carbohydrates you eat may help reduce triglyceridelevels. More fiber in the 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 exercise are well known. There are also a couple ofsmall studies in HIV+ people showing that...
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Ethnicity and metabolism effect on HIV progression?

I am 40 years old, African-American male,HIV+ Cd 375 and Vl 32,000 diagnoised two months ago, most likely contracted disease two years ago. This seems as though the virus has developed quickly? My concern is the progression of the HIV in African...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...recent study claims that AA men may have slower CD4 declines than whites. There is older data indicating increased development of AIDS, but these studies may be confounded by variables such as access to care and meds, etc. There are clearly... Read more »

Trends in hematology and metabolic profiles of HIV infected patients

Dr. Holodniy,Is it true that most HIV infected people will tend to have lower than normal white blood cell counts, high immunoglobulin serum (IGG, IGA and IGM)levels and a moderate to high sed rate? I know that T cell subsets are the most important...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...All the abnormalities you describe can occur during HIV infection. None can be used as surrogate lab markers for HIV infection. Read more »

Question on Metabolism Changes Throughout History of HIV

Hello Dr. Holodniy! In relation to the Natural Progression of HIV, when does HIV related wasting or fat changes in the body occur after exposure to HIV? Is it something that is evident within a few months, a year or something that is much further...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...Unlikely that it occurs within a few months of infection and is more likely the result of certain HIV treatment regimens over time. Read more »

Clinical Cemistry Parameters and HIV/AIDS

What is the effect of HIV/AIDS on Clinical Chemistry Parameters such as ALT, AST, Creatinine, Urea, Potassium, Glucose and Total Protein?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...indirectly impact them if their is liver (ALT. AST), kidney (Cr, urea, potassium)) or metabolic (glucose) if a patient develops AIDS-related disease processes or side effects from treatment. The one exception is total protein levels which are... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

HIV Treatment Series: Early Intervention for Metabolic Complications of HIV

...Atherosclerosis . 174(1):1-10, 2004. Currier, J. S. Metabolic Complications of antiretroviral therapy and HIV infection. Medscape HIV/AIDS Annual Update 2001. Sabin, C. Deaths in the Era of HAART: Contributions of Abnormal Lipid and Liver... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Metabolic Toxicities and HIV

...that, for those wondering whether use of HAART is really a good idea, "we have to have a long memory, because prior to 1996 AIDS was the leading cause of death for men between the ages of 20 and 60 and the second leading cause of death for women.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Management of Metabolic Complications Associated With Antiretroviral Therapy for HIV-1 Infection: Recommendations of an International AIDS Society-USA Panel, antiretroviral therapy, and endocrine and metabolic disorders was selected in the spring of 2000 by the International AIDS Society-USA, a not-for-profit physician education organization. Panel members met in closed meetings beginning May... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Metabolic Syndrome May Be An HIV Risk

... Many HIV patients have the same two characteristics of metabolic syndrome and could be at risk for zinc deficiency, according to researchers Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Why is losing weight a sympton for early hiv?? how does it make you lose weight can someone please tell me im scared that i might be hiv positive Read more »

pcp (aids) And still regain health?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Does this happen? Anyone been diagnosed with aids and then start meds, perhaps clean up lifestyle and then start feeling better? Gaining weight, feeling 'normal' and going on Read more »


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Off Zyprexa--Loosing Too Much Weight

Posted by AphasiaNista, 1 Reply
I been taking Zyprexa for the last two years. But now psycho-pharmacologist is weaning me off of it. I never weighed that much in the first place. And now I'm down to 131lbs. I'm on Truvada and Kaletra, and Mepron for PCP. I have no body fat at... Read more »