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Dyslipidemia And Hiv

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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 »

No-flush niacin vs. cholesterol & triglycerides

Nelson,For those of us that can't stand the "niacin flush", is there any indication whether the... Read more »

Lipodystrophy (LIPODYSTROPHY)

I'm trying to find CURRENT information about lipo treatment options, but everything I find,... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Lexiva (Fosamprenavir Calcium) -- Dear Health Care Professional Letter

...GlaxoSmithKline and FDA notified healthcare professionals of a potential association between Lexiva and myocardial infarction and dyslipidemia in HIV infected adults. GSK has modified the existing Warnings and Precautions section of the... Read more »
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High Prevalence of Obesity, Dyslipidemia and Inflammation Seen in Behaviorally Infected Adolescent Women

...results of studies directly from those who actually conducted the research. In this interview, you'll meet one of these impressive HIV researchers and read her explanation of a study she presented at CROI 2009. My name is Kathleen Mulligan. I'm... Read more »
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The 2nd International Workshop on Adverse Drug Reactions and Lipodystrophy

...Metabolism and Body Composition in HIV-Positive Subjects with Fat Accumulation (FA) Syndromes Genes, Diet, and Atherogenic Dyslipidemia HIV Protease Inhibitors Increase Secretion of Apolipoprotein B-lipoproteins from Hepatoma Cells by... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Response to Newly Prescribed Lipid-Lowering Therapy in Patients With and Without HIV Infection

... "Antiretroviral agents, particularly protease inhibitors (PIs), may adversely affect lipid levels in patients with HIV infection. However, it is not known whether HIV-associated dyslipidemia is more difficult to treat," the researchers explained. Read more »
Connect With Others

Have we been over medicated all along?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...may be possible to maintain long-term suppression of HIV and prevention of immune deterioration, while significantly reducing dyslipidemia, using only nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors after successful induction therapy with highly... 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 »

Lesbians & HIV/AIDS

Posted by Smiley, 1 Reply
...Hello Everyone: I would like to get in touch, stay in touch and network with other WSW that are HIV+ or have AIDS. ThANKS!!!!!! Read more »