Does Having Insulin Resistance Mean I Have Hiv
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Chelsea and Westminster HospitalSeveral studies (your Doctor may be familiar with one by Carr et al, another by Hadigan et al, there are also AACTG recommendations by Dube et al) have shown that for people with HIV a random or fasting glucose only pick ups up a minority of people... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineFor skin biopsy issue (possible lupus) I would try to see a rheumatologist for his/her opinion. For the elevated insulin level that indicates a pre-diabetic state (? part of the metabolic syndrome linked with increase truncal obesity and elevated... Read more »
Chelsea and Westminster HospitalUsually there are no symptoms and with a normal HbA1C it means that you glucose must be normal at least most of the time. High blood sugar can lead to symptoms including fatigue, thirst and increased urination. Insulin resistance is part of the... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesWhat percentage of folks infected with HIV are basically screwed by total resistance right out of the gate? I know resistance forms of HIV is becoming more common, but generally there is still a line of treatment options that will work for these... Read more »
Posted by Dreamer76, 7 RepliesHello Everyone,
I was diagnosed in March (still feel quite new to this) and looking for some advice.
My initial blood tests were not just for CD4 cells and VL, but more indepth to get specific details about my virus!
The day after , my doctor told me... Read more »
Posted by Survivor, 1 ReplyPersonal Perspective: Resisting Resistance
By Matt Sharp
In a little over four months I will turn fifty. When I was diagnosed with HIV in 1988 I never dreamed I'd reach forty. I've survived a long battle with HIV, and it has not been... Read more »
Posted by AnonymousHi
I just found out the strain of hiv i have is resistant to possibly a whole class of NRTIs and PIs..any experience with this for any of you? what could the options be for someone in my situation? I am still treatment naive.
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