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Diabetes and HIV/AIDS

...levels (also called hyperglycemia). There are several types of diabetes: Type 1 Diabetes The pancreas no longer makes any insulin You must take insulin every day to survive Usually begins in childhood or adolescence Type 2 Diabetes Your pancreas makes some insulin (but usually not enough), and the body doesn't respond to the insulin normally Some people with type 2 diabetes are able to control it with diet and exercise, many...
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Diabetes and Hiv/aids.

Hi, I have diabetes! And I was wondering since I get bloodwork done every like 3months will my bloodwork show that I have hiv/aids. Like, can you see hiv/aids with any blood work? Or does it have to be a certain kind?
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...You need to get an ELISA, western blot, or HIV viral load test to make sure. There are changes that happen to people who are infected with HIV: Low HDL and total cholesterol, Read more »

HIV /AIDS , PCP and Diabetes

I Had PCP 3 times in a row only months apart from july 96-jan.97 i had a cd-4 count of 6 and was told i was AIDS+ Now my cd-4 count is 345.I know that if my cd-4 count is less then 200 is aids+ but i have gone up and my VL.is undetected what am i...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...For the time being once you have had PCP or a CD4 count you would be classified as having AIDS. The definition does not incorporate any factor related to response to therapy or to the viral load. Your diabetes could be Read more »

AIDS AND DIABETIC 2

I was diagnosed with AIDS in 1998. I began pill coctail therapy immediately but recently my doctor changed my medication to Aptrila -- a one pill a day therapy -- so far it's a godsend. However, recent lab tests show abnormal liver results yet...
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
...are. It is possible that Atripla could cause an elevation in liver tests. I am don't think that Actos can affect ED. However, diabetes can. I think you need to consult with a urologist. Read more »

Aids & type 2 diabetes

i have developed diabetes to go with my hiv, and diet is a real struggle (especially with the added PI limitations). the american diabetes association info i have obtained seems geared to those who are overweight. this is not my problem some dietary...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
...Good question. The diabetes that you may have is due to insulin resistance which is the commonest form of diabetes in older overweight adults. The same rules Read more »
Articles
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV/AIDS and Diabetes: Minimizing Risk, Optimizing Care

...coronary heart disease risk. Diabetes Care 27(12):2898-2904. December 2004. Kjos, S. and others. Contraception and the risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus in Latina women with prior gestational diabetes mellitus. Journal of the American Medical... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Boston Globe Column Compares Resources for HIV/AIDS, Diabetes in Uganda

... Resources to treat patients living with diabetes in Uganda pale in comparison to HIV/AIDS resources, Boston Globe columnist Derrick Jackson discovered during a recent trip to the city of Mbarara, Uganda, six hours Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Protease Inhibitor Use and the Incidence of Diabetes Mellitus in a Large Cohort of HIV-Infected Women

...Newly diagnosed diabetes mellitus (DM), exacerbations of preexisting DM, hyperlipidemia, and fat redistribution syndromes have been described among protease Read more »
Project Inform

Two Medical Groups Release New System for Treating Diabetes

...released a new system in the second half of 2009 to assist doctors to more accurately diagnose and treat diabetes. The system, Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: An Algorithm for Glycemic Control , is based on the most recent clinical data from a few... Read more »
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HIV,Diabetes,HEPATITIS

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hiv+diabetes

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Anybody out there managing both hiv and diabetes? Would like to start correspondence. Read more »

hiv and diabetes

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I'm on HIV and type II diabetes meds, and for the past month intermittently get small welts on my legs that last about 2 hours then go away. They're round Read more »

Long-term HIV and Aids survivors' health worrying

Posted by ScotCharles
...KaiserNet January 8, 2008 Some experts and doctors recently have voiced concerns that people who were diagnosed with HIV and Aids in the early years of the epidemic are experiencing "premature[e]" or "disproportionate numbers" of ailments... Read more »