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Dyslipidemia Prevention

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On ARV and Battling Dyslipidemia

Hi, doc.First, thanks for your (and your The Body team's) responses to the people asking questions here. Been reading and learning a lot.I am on Combivir and Sustiva and it is giving me dyslipidemia. My blood tests show that my triglycerides...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.To be clear, the reason why we worry about triglycerides and cholesterol is their relationship to <a href="http://myhivclinic.org/cardiovascular-disease" target=_new>cardiovascular disease</a>... Read more »

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... Read more »

Side effects of Lopinavir/Ritonavir

Dear Dr HenryI am a practising HIV clinician in South Africa and am unsure as to how to attribute... Read more »
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High Prevalence of Obesity, Dyslipidemia and Inflammation Seen in Behaviorally Infected Adolescent Women

There's nothing like hearing the 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... Read more »
International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care

Metabolic Complications of HIV Therapy

Introduction HIV-Associated Lipodystrophy Insulin Resistance Dyslipidemia Hyperlactatemia and Lactic Acidosis Bone Disease References Introduction The use of effective antiretroviral therapy (ART) has resulted in tremendous... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

BMI -- Body Mass Index: About BMI for Adults

What is BMI? How is BMI used? Why does CDC use BMI to measure overweight and obesity? What are some of the other ways to measure obesity? Why doesn't CDC use those to determine overweight and obesity among the general public? How is... Read more »
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 Prescribing... Read more »
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Have we been over medicated all along?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Big pharma is going to love this study. This is amazing to me!

By Deborah Mitchell

DENVER (Reuters Health) - It may be possible to maintain long-term suppression of HIV and prevention of immune deterioration, while significantly reducing dyslipidemia,... Read more »