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Dealing With Hyperlipidemia When You Have Hiv

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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

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
...suggest this approach may be effective for control of viral replication, but there are no data on the risk of lipoatrophy and hyperlipidemia. So we have more questions than answers when dealing with the metabolic effects of HIV medications. Good... Read more »

Extended-Release Niacin May Reduce HAART-Related Dyslipidemia

Hi Dr. Henry:I just read about this and wondered if you had ever heard of this before and whether anyone had been using this before the study?Extended-Release Niacin May Reduce HAART-Related DyslipidemiaNEW YORK (Reuters Health) Aug 12 -...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Yes I am familiar with that study out of Washington U in St. Louis. The ACTG is conducting a larger dose ranging study on the effects and safety of that form of niacin which clearly has side effects including aggravating a tendency to diabetes but... 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 »

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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AIDSinfo

Hyperlipidemia

...are too high increase your risk of heart disease and have been associated with diabetes and pancreatitis. What is hyperlipidemia? Hyperlipidemia is an increase in the amount of fat (such as cholesterol and triglycerides ) in the blood.... 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 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

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 »
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Part time Nutritionist wanted

Posted by Anonymous
...health center in Harlem is seeking a Registered Nutritionist to provide nutritional counseling in HIV/AIDS, Diabetes, HTN, Hyperlipidemia, Obesity, etc.. Candidate will be expected to provide at least one group. Good hourly rate provided. Call... Read more »

hic

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 »

Workplace issues and HIV/AIDS

Posted by ScotCharles
...http://www.thebody.com/workplace.html Check out this link for workplace issues with HIV/AIDS. It is very thorough. Read more »

HIV/AIDS Blogging/Blogs

Posted by DaveyBoy, 2 Replies
...Blog is online (web based) journal or small blurbs people can read or comment. My HIV/AIDS blog is on http://hiv-aids.blog-city.com Other POZ blogz on http://www.HIVforum.com/blogs/ Read more »