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Congenital Lipodystrophy

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Restore fat?

Is the testing around the anti-diabetic drug rosiglitazone seen as a preventive hope for lipoatrophy or is their reason to believe it may restore fat to the face? I have suffered fat loss in the face for over 5 years. Can I ever expect a solution,...
Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

Response from Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

The Cutting Edge
...Rosiglitazone has been studied in a limited fashion in congenital lipodystrophy and in chronic HIV infection with lipodystrophy, both with some hopeful results. Insulin resistance is the target here, so there Read more »

Facial lipoatrophy, and general lipodystrophy

Dear Nelson Vergel:Has the FDA and US Doctors gotten off their duff and begun trials using New-Fill... Read more »

Sculptra and Insurance

My federal Blue Cross/Blue Shield plan brochure lists (under "reconstructive surgery) cosmetic... Read more »
The Body PRO

The Mechanisms of Lipodystrophy

Keynote Lecture: Leptin, Lipodystrophy and Insulin Resistance Presented by Dr. Jeffrey Friedman Plenary Lecture: Treatment of Non-HIV Lipodystrophy With Thiazolidinediones and Leptin Presented by Dr. Phillip Gorden The first two talks of... Read more »
The Well Project

Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

Table of Contents What Is Lipodystrophy? Body Shape Changes Metabolic Complications What Causes Lipodystrophy? Can Lipodystrophy Be Treated? Caring for Yourself What Is Lipodystrophy? Lipodystrophy means abnormal fat... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part I: Treatments for Fat Gain

Table of Contents Introduction Treatments for Fat Gain Taking Care of Yourself Introduction Fat is needed for the body to function. It plays an important role inkeeping the skin and hair healthy, protecting body organs, and... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part II: Treatments for Fat Loss

Table of Contents Fat in the Body Switching HIV Drugs Fat Loss in the Face Temporary Facial Fillers Permanent Facial Fillers Taking Care of Yourself Fat in the Body Fat is needed for the body to function. It plays an... Read more »
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Lipodystrophy and relationships

Posted by capri75
Anyone out there who has experienced a feeling of neglect in a relationship because they have lipodystrophy even thought they have healthy blood counts and full of energy. Anyone who knows a dating sites for people with lipodystrophy? Read more »


Posted by easteurope, 1 Reply
LIPO - is this our future ? Read more »

Lyposuction and Lipodystrophy

Posted by HHHEY
Does anyone have any information as to the pro's and con's of having lyposuction when you are dealing with onset Lipodystrophy. Side effects, long term concerns, etc? Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
anyone who will talk about this? Read more »