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Dealing With Hyperlipidemia When You Are Hiv Positive

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The Well Project

Hyperlipidemia and HIV/AIDS: High Cholesterol and Triglycerides

... Table of Contents Introduction Hyperlipidemia and HIV How to Know if you Have Hyperlipidemia Foods That Affect Cholesterol and Triglyceride Levels Exercise and Hyperlipidemia Drugs for Hyperlipidemia HIV Drugs and Hyperlipidemia Other Risks for Heart Disease
Ask the Experts

Is there HIV/AIDS symtoms without testing positive

Dr. Holodniy,I have heard and read up about peoples developing HIV/AIDS symtoms without testing positive. Is that true? There are also peoples with very slow seroconvert. How do you tell and what kind of test to check for these?Thank you for your...
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
Where are these people and where is the documentation? Read more »

Ten year type 1 Diabetic with positive HIV for 4 monthswith

I'm aware of developing diabetes as a complication of AIDS therapy (anti-retroviral and protease inhibitors), but need information on the effect of HIV infection on pre-existing Type 1 diabetes and vice-versa. Since diabetes is immunosuppressive,...
Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Response from Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Brown University School of Medicine
...Now that we have found that antiretroviral therapy is associated with complications (insulin resistance, truncal obesity, hyperlipidemia) that in the absence of HIV (and by extrapolation in the presence of HIV) definitely increase the risk of... Read more »

HIV and menstruation

Hi Dr. Bob,Hope you are well! Obviously this isn't something that you can share direct knowledge about but figured I'd give it a go anyway. I've read in quite a few places that for women with HIV some of the first problems show as gynecologial...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...triglycerides. This side effect is quite common: multiple studies have shown that up to 20% of patients on HAART develop hyperlipidemia. Antiretroviral drugs may also cause insulin resistance and diabetes mellitus (impaired glucose tolerance),... Read more »

Hyperlipidemia and restoration of subcutaneous fat

Recently my veins are starting to be more pronounced due to years of Viracept. The doctor is thinking of changing me to Reyataz, but have just been reading about how my triglicerides and cholesterol are affecting that. If I increase my diet and...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...tenofovir has been of modest benefit but long term results are still lacking. Loss of fat remains a huge challenge for the field of HIV therapy so there is much frustration and work to do in order to know how to best prevent and treat fat loss. ... Read more »
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The Well Project

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

...make any changes to your medication regimen withoutyour health care provider's guidance. See other TWP info sheets on Hyperlipidemia , Diabetes , Lactic acidosis , Bone Disease , Lipodystrophy , Exercise , Nutrition , Caring for your Heart... Read more »
The Well Project

Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

...are calledmetabolic complications and include: Increased lipids in your blood such as cholesterol and triglycerides(hyperlipidemia) Increased glucose levels (hyperglycemia) Insulin resistance or diabetes Increased lactic acid... Read more »
The Well Project

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

...make any changes to your medication regimen withoutyour health care provider's guidance. See other TWP info sheets on Hyperlipidemia , Diabetes , Lactic acidosis , Bone Disease , Lipodystrophy , Exercise , Nutrition , Caring for your Heart... Read more »
The Well Project

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

...make any changes to your medication regimen withoutyour health care provider's guidance. See other TWP info sheets on Hyperlipidemia , Diabetes , Lactic acidosis , Bone Disease , Lipodystrophy , Exercise , Nutrition , Caring for your Heart... Read more »
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I am HIV positive, I tested positive a year ago.

Posted by DELRAELADAMSCH, 1 Reply
... Hello I am HIV Positive and I have been taking the necessary medication and I tested positive a year ago. Read more »

It'z HIV positive so look 4 the positive side

Posted by lilmisskathy
...things dont go the way there supost to bt we learn to get over it things happen 4 a reson i dont blame my real mom for given me HIV in fact I love her for it ... itz made me who i am its apart of me.. it might not be good bt thatz why i take... Read more »

Yahoo group for Artists who are HIV positive

Posted by JohnCarlos
...Here is a Yahoo group for artists who are HIV positive: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/positiveartists/ All levels of experience are welcomed. Read more »

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Posted by Anonymous
...effects.1,23 Notable effects of protease inhibitors include the unmasking of latent diabetes mellitus, the development of hyperlipidemia or lipodystrophy (fatty deposits and the bloated abdomen known as "protease paunch"), the elevation of... Read more »