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Guidelines For Treatment Of Dyslipidemia In HIV

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HIV Treatment Guidelines

Table of Contents Key Changes in the Revised February 2013 Guidelines (US) What Are Treatment Guidelines? Treatment Goals When to Start Treatment? What to Start With? Resistance Testing Taking Care of Yourself Key Changes in the Revised February 2013 Guidelines (US) Some of the important updates in the most recent version of the US Departmentof Health and Human Service's (DHHS) guidelines for the treatment of HIV...
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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 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 »

New Guidelines for Starting Treatment?

In a recent article in HIV Plus Magazine there was a brief article regarding possible changes in the theories on when it is best to begin treating HIV. My CD4 counts are in the 700-800 range and viral load is usually in the 7,000 - 10,000 range so I...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
The data we have available from several studies do support starting HIV therapy at a CD4 that is well above 200. Several studies have shown a benefit when treatment is initiated when the CD4 count is above 350, some others have not. Most all... Read more »

New Treatment Guidelines

Thanks for a great site. I appreciate all the information.Since the recent government revision of the treatment guidelines (no meds unless T's drop below 350 and V/L is above 30,0000) do you anticipate the insurance companies seeing this as a...
Steve Berg

Response from Steve Berg

Insurance & Benefits Advocate AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA)
While I wouldn't put anything past insurance companies trying to save their bottom line, I don't see this happening. Too much of HIV treatment is based on individual responses. Progression rates don't really follow any strict norms.... Read more »
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Community Member Sought for HIV Treatment Guidelin

Posted by Anonymous
Community Member Sought for HIV Treatment Guidelines Panel

The Panel on Clinical Practices for Treatment of HIV Infection is seeking nominations for a community representative to serve a 3-year term on their Adult Guidelines Panel. The ideal... Read more »

July 17,2001 Draft HIV CTR Guidelines

Posted by Anonymous
Guys
Here below is what the DRAFT on the 17 July is about. Hope you find it's interesting.
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5.4 Follow-up Testing in Clients with Negative HIV Test Results
Decisions about the timing and... Read more »

NEW POST GETS ME ANGRY-Here's the CDC's guidelines

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Geez,
After all the information out there about testing, accuracy, sensitivity, window periods, seroconversion, we have
a butthead posting that he has to test at 2 and 3 years. Can you believe this insanity? These people want to
be infected! I swear!... Read more »

Window Guidelines

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
The information is excerpted from a joint paper produced by the state and NYCity Depts of Health. Update on the Window Period for HIV Infection New York State and New York City Joint Recommendations For HIV Testing and Re-testing What is the Window... Read more »