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Hepatitis C Insulin Resistance

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Elevated liver enzymes, sustiva or hepatitis C?

Dear Doctor, after being on sustiva/truvada for almost three months my HIV viral load is undetectable and CD4 increased from 329 to 440. This looks good but my concern is elevated liver enzymes ALT 124 and AST 160. My doctor ordered hepatitis...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...will be negative due to lack of risk. I would wonder if you have risk factors for fatty liver - obesity, high triglycerides, insulin resistance/diabetes...I would get an ultrasound to see if you have any evidence of fatty liver if your PCR is... Read more »

curious (SEXUAL TRANSMISSION OF HEPATITIS C)(HEPATITIS C AND DELAYED HIV SEROCONVERSION)(CURE FOR HIV)

Hey Dr. Frascino,First off, thanks for everything you do. Your hard work and dedication to all of... Read more »

Resistant Hepatitis C

Hello Dr. McGovern,In September 2008 I was diagnosed with Hepatitis C genotype 1 B. Blood test... Read more »
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HIV/HCV-Coinfected Patients Appear More Likely Than HIV-Monoinfected Patients to Develop Insulin Resistance After Initiating HAART

...that there were some metabolic differences as these coinfected people went on antiretroviral therapy. We saw higher levels of insulin resistance as measured by HOMA [homeostasis model assessment] and increased rates of diabetes at week 96, which... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Insulin Resistance and Diabetes

... Introduction Blood Glucose Abnormalities: The Basics Insulin Resistance and HIV Causes of Blood Glucose Disorders Diagnosis and Monitoring Management of Blood Glucose Abnormalities Conclusion Read more »
Body Health Resources Foundation

Blood Sugar Problems (Insulin Resistance, Diabetes, etc.)

...to, it can create health problems: When your cells have trouble using insulin to turn glucose into energy, this is called "insulin resistance." Insulin resistance can cause glucose to build up in your bloodstream, since it has nowhere to go.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis C Patients May Have Abnormal Blood Sugar

...abnormalities is "essential" in caring for patients with chronic hepatitis C, the researchers concluded. "Since family history, insulin resistance, age, and obesity are predisposing factors associated with diabetes in chronic hepatitis C... Read more »
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Hepatitis C

Posted by saylomoon, 1 Reply
...Hola amigos, como sabran tuve una posible exposicion con agujas mi pregunta, si alguien sabe, el periodo ventana para hepatitis C, hasta cuantos anos o meses se amplia, ya que en unas paginas lei que eran 6 meses y en otras son 3 anos. tengo... Read more »

Hepatitis C

Posted by capeac, 1 Reply
...no tengo de nuevo hora para la consulta y me gustara saber que sabeis sobre la fiabilidad de los resultados en el test de la Hepatitis C. ?Es cierto que cabe la posibilidad de un falso negativo -ojo estoy hablando de la Hepatitis C no del VIH-... Read more »

cocaine hiv and hepatitis c

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...LOOKED AND IT HAD BLOOD IN AND AROUND THE STRAW. I HAD A COLD SORE IN MY NOSE. THE GIRL CALLED ME ;ATER AND TOLD ME HE HAS HEPATITIS C AND HIV CALLED CDC AND THEY SAID IT COULD BE POSSIBLE SHOULD I GET TESTED HAVE YOU EVER HEARD OF CATCHING HIV... Read more »

Periodo en caso de coinfeccion con la hepatitis c?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Alguien me podria decir si con 6 meses seria suficiente? Read more »