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HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part III: Treatments for Metabolic Changes

Table of Contents Fat in the Body Metabolic Problems Treatments Taking Care of Yourself Fat in the Body Fat is needed for the body to function. It plays an important role inkeeping the skin and hair healthy, protecting body organs, and maintaining bodytemperature. Fat is also stored energy. There are different types of fat found in the body. Visceral fat is locateddeep in the belly under the muscle. Subcutaneous fat is the...
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hepatitis C and St. Johns Wort

Are there any bad effects for people with hepatitis C taking St. John's Wort??...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
There is no real effect on hepatitis C. However, St John's Wort is metabolized in the liver and stimulates the p450 system which is responsible for processing many drugs. If the liver is in good shape with hepatitis C there should not be many... Read more »

Increasing BP during exercise correlated to exacerbating metabolic syndrome?

Hi Dr. Henry. I am currently on a PI based regime which has contributed to fat mal-distribution and metabolic syndrome symptoms (increased cholesterol, fat around stomach, pre-hypertension.) I have noticed that when I begin an exercise regime, the...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Interesting scenario-sounds like a challenge. Perhaps you could discuss use of an alternative regimen with lower risk for fat/metabolic problems (ie a raltegravir based regimen) if you have no history of drug resistance. The fact that exercise... Read more »

Nutritient malabsorbtion, altered metabolism, and inadequate food intake with Aid's patients

My name is Ahna and I'm a Nursing student @ CFCC, in FL. I'm doing research for my nutrition lab class with regards to the possible causes and plan of care of AIDS patients and their inadequate food intake, nutrient malabsorption, and...
Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

Response from Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

The Cutting Edge
Hi Ahna! There is so much information out there on diet, malabsorption, and metabolic alterations in HIV disease, it is difficult to know where to start. I would recommend looking on Medline for review articles in the last two years that discuss... Read more »

Ethnicity and metabolism effect on HIV progression?

I am 40 years old, African-American male,HIV+ Cd 375 and Vl 32,000 diagnoised two months ago, most likely contracted disease two years ago. This seems as though the virus has developed quickly? My concern is the progression of the HIV in African...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
There is no data to suggest that ethnicity or race affects one's response to HIV treatment. There have been a few retrospective studies looking at whether ethnicity affects HIV disease progression. the data are inconclusive. Some studies have... Read more »
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Periodo ventana de la hepatitis b y c

Posted by mariana, 1 Reply
hola quiero saber cuanto es el periodo ventana de la hepatitis b y de la hepatitis c con tecnicas de busqueda de anticuerpos no de adn, quiero saber cuandoes definitivo el examen de hepatitis b y c con la tecnica de anticuerpos. Read more »

periodo ventana en coinfeccion hepatitis c??

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
por favor, ya no se que pensar. si alguien como yo a los 6 meses tiene una serologia negativa de vih y posituva de hepatitis c pero con arn hepatitis indetectable, no es segura la prueba del vih por uan posible coinfeccion? se alarga el periodo... Read more »

Co infeccion ( vih/hepatitis C ) elisa 12 meses?

Posted by mariana, 1 Reply
En el caso de que el virus de la hepatitis C haya sido adquirido en el mismo riesgo en el cual se adquiere vih, las pruebas de vih y hepatitis C podrian ser negativas hasta los 12 meses.

Se han visto casos en que el VHC examen de anticuerpos no... Read more »


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