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Blood Diease Linked To Hiv

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Art blood lipid levels linked to lipodystrophy?

Does body shape altering lipdystrophy and/or lipoatrophy relate sometimes/always/never to blood lipid levels? Can HIV infection alone alter blood levels of lipids?
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...between the two. A common pattern is elevated triglyceride levels along with low HDL cholesterol. HIV infection has also been linked with high triglycerides and low HDL cholesterol independent of medication effects. Read more »

HIV AND BLOOD SUGAR

Can a weakened immune system (HIV) cause blood sugar to increase Read more »

Is there a link between an Indeterminate Western Blot and HPV?

In 1999, after regularly donating my blood to the Red Cross for 12 years, they notified me that I... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV Outbreaks Linked to Blood Transfusions Discovered in Central Asia Since Kazakh Doctors Were Convicted of Criminal Negligence

...Shymkent in June were sentenced to prison after being convicted of criminal negligence following the outbreak ( Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , 6/28). Attorneys for the convicted doctors claimed that the children contracted HIV through... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Linked to Increased Risk of Blood Clots

...People with HIV who are younger than 50 may be at an increased risk of potentially fatal blood clotting, called venous thrombosis, suggests a study published in the May issue of AIDS Patient Care and STDs (2002;16:205-209). Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Vitamin D Linked to Survival in HIV

...deficient Observational studies in HIV- negative people suggest that less-than-normal levels of vitamin D in the blood may be linked to thin bones, increased risk for cancer, tuberculosis, cardiovascular disease, kidney dysfunction, type 2... Read more »
The Body

HIV Controllers Speak: Our Link to a "Functional Cure" for HIV

...because this is how the epidemic will be changed." Pam, 50 (Brooklyn, N.Y.) "Knowing there is a possibility that a cure for HIV/AIDS may someday come about through elite controllers such as myself is almost unreal! Once I learned that I was... Read more »
Connect With Others

Link to NYT article on HIV/Ageing includes charts

Posted by ScotCharles
...http://www.nytimes.com/2008/01/06/health/06HIV.html?_r=2&em&ex=1199768400&en=4154b9c032ffd428&ei=5087 &oref=slogin&oref=slogin Read more »

I am a link in a chain of sick people...

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
...I am a link in a chain of sick people, all connected sexually. We are all clinically undiagnosed. Personally, I am extremely ill(with tumors Read more »

HIV/AIDS site link

Posted by Anonymous
...An interesting link with some information you may not have seen before... check it out - http://www.polder.net/aids/index.htm Read more »

Want to give blood but possible infection?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I am scheduled to give blood on Nov 30. However, on Nov 23 I was a at party and I meet up with a guy. We went back to his place and ended up kissing for a Read more »