Diabetes And Hypothyroidism And Hiv Testing

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Ask the Experts

Hypothyroidism could it be caused by HIV or by HIV Treatment?

Hi:Im a 38 y/o Puertorrican who was diagnosed HIV positive by the end of 2009 and my doctor estimate I most probably had contracted the virus about a year before. In March 2010 I started participating in a double blinded Clinical Research Protocol...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Hypothyroidism appears to be modestly more common in HIV+ persons than in the general population (where it occurs on a modest rate). There Read more »

Subclinical hypothyroidism & HIV

Hi....I'm a 53 year old HIV positive woman diagnosed in 2000....started taking medications 4 years... Read more »


I was diagnosed with AIDS in 1998. I began pill coctail therapy immediately but recently my doctor... Read more »
The Well Project

Diabetes and HIV/AIDS

...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... 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

...researchers examined the incidence of self-reported DM among participants of the prospective multicenter Women's Interagency HIV Study from 1994-1998, a period spanning PI introduction. The study assessed the epidemiologic relationships among... Read more »
International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care

Diagnosis and Treatment of Endocrine Disorders in the HIV-Infected Patient

...disease. Pneumocystis carinii has been shown to cause a syndrome of painful thyroiditis in which hyperthyroidism is followed by hypothyroidism in association with decreased uptake on scanning and a firm tender gland, much like that associated... Read more »


...developing hyperlipidemia. Risks you can control include your alcohol intake, physical activity, and diet. Other risks include hypothyroidism, diabetes, and genetic factors. Oral contraceptives (birth control pills) can also increase... Read more »
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Greg/jackie/g-man regulars advice needed

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...After my unprotected hetero encounter me being the male. I came down in very ars like symptoms flu, yeast infection,diaharrea,hives,insomnia, gingivitis, maculapapular rash on abdomen which extended down to groin, fever. Transient rash on chest... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...medication or drug that can cause a gastrointestinal side effect may cause yeast growth by disturbing friendly bacteria. 8. HYPOTHYROID Low thyroid is very common in cases of Candida. The thyroid gland has an important effect on the immune... Read more »


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 »
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