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Diabetes And Hiv Symptoms

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Ask the Experts

HIV/diabetic symptoms

Does HIV infection itself (versus HAART drugs) cause diabetic symptoms, such as insulin resistance and high glucose?Thank you....
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
Not likely. There is either a genetic predisposition underlying the infection, or HIV drugs unmask or hasten the onset. The exact mechanism of how HIV drugs do this is not yet established.... Read more »

Symptoms of HIV versus Diabetes

Hi Dr. Bob,I know symptoms mean nothing in terms of HIV. The same probably goes for diabetes.... Read more »

Symptoms of HIV versus Diabetes: Immune System Integrity

Hi Dr. Bob,Could my constant worrying/fear have weakened my immune system to the point for me to... Read more »
Articles
The Well Project

Diabetes and HIV/AIDS

Table of Contents What Is Diabetes? Symptoms of Diabetes Glucose Tests Who Is at Risk for Diabetes? What Problems Can Diabetes Cause? How Are Diabetes and Pre-Diabetes Treated? HIV and Diabetes Taking Care of Yourself What... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV/AIDS and Diabetes: Minimizing Risk, Optimizing Care

Recent literature about diabetes and disorders of glucose metabolism in people with HIV/AIDS contains conflicting messages. Some studies indicate an increased risk of diabetes mellitus (generally referred to simply as "diabetes") in people taking... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Aging With HIV

Several of the physical symptoms and illnesses related to HIV disease and its treatment -- such as fatigue, weight changes, memory loss, depression, and atherosclerosis -- mimic typical age-related health problems. It is estimated that at least 10%... Read more »
The Well Project

Stress Management and HIV

Table of Contents Stress and HIV Signs of Stress Common Causes of Stress How to Decrease Stress Depression Other Tips for Reducing Stress Stress and HIV Everyone deals with a certain amount of stress every day. But if you are... Read more »
Connect With Others

freaking out, are these hiv+ symptoms?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I need to know what's going on with my body! Last year, I had about 4 sexual partners in total, I engaged in risky sexual behavior, unprotected vaginal and oral (they're past lovers but promiscous). In nov. I got a bacterial vaginosis, got... Read more »

symptoms of AIDS!!

Posted by Boisvert
Any one help me Symptoms of AIDS..




Diabetes Test strips
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initial symptoms of hiv - most common symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello, I need some help from others with hiv. What was and when did it hit you the inital onset of strange symptoms. I know one said they felt whipped out with tired feeling. Was that immed. after sexual episode or acouple weeks later. Also, were... Read more »

Symptoms Symptoms Symptoms!!!

Posted by plantation84, 1 Reply
Hey Everyone,

Ok where to start... I stood on a needle on holiday 2 months and 13 days ago. I went to the doctors in the country I am currently working in. (which also jails you and takes ur visa if you contract hiv or hep) They told me not to worry... Read more »