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Hiv Wasting

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Anthropometry in HIV wasting

...Could you please let me know the anthropometric procedures to be carried out and the related parameters in individuals with HIV wasting syndrome?
Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Response from Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
...ideal for routine use. DEXA and CT are the most reproduciblesee Schwenk A. Methods of assessing body shape and composition in HIV-associated lipodystrophy.Curr Opin Infect Dis. 2002 Feb; 15(1): 9-16.If you have an academic interest...it can be... Read more »

HIV wasting or anxiety

Is it possible to experience wasting during the seroconversion period. I had vaginal sex without a... Read more »

HIV Wasting and Diabetes

Greetings. My question is purely one of curiosity. Four years ago I was diagnosed with wasting.... Read more »
Articles
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

HIV Wasting Syndrome

...occur as a result of HIV infection itself butalso is commonly associated with HIV-related opportunisticinfections and cancers. HIV wasting syndrome is diagnosed inHIV-infected people who have unintentionally lost more than10 percent of their body... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Treatment for HIV Wasting Withdrawn

...on the promising U.S. studies for HIV-related wasting, Organon may have applied for FDA approval for Deca Durabolin to treat HIV wasting two years ago. Many suspect that the company intends to return the drug to market at a substantially higher... Read more »
Body Positive

Exercise and HIV Wasting: From the Laboratory to the Clinic

...combining nutrition, exercise, and anabolic medication has proven effective in both the laboratory and the clinical setting. HIV Wasting Still Common The CDC defines wasting as the involuntary weight loss of 10 percent or more of body weight. ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Senegal Public Health Advocates Worry Country Backtracking in Progress Against HIV/AIDS, Might Waste International Aid

...Senegal, which is considered one of the African countries that has "most effectively" responded to the HIV/AIDS pandemic, is facing a "pivotal and worrying moment" as it attempts to provide education and treatment to its residents, Read more »
Connect With Others

HIV/AIDS Lipoatrophy (Facial Wasting)

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...HIV/AIDS Lipoatrophy (Facial Wasting) Individuals living with HIV and AIDS may not only have to deal with the threat of illness but the Read more »

aids and wasting

Posted by Anonymous, 9 Replies
...to gain weight after losing so much. Hy husband suddenly crossed into AIDS [after 10 years no symtoms, no meds} he has begun hiv treatment, combivir, sustiva, bactrim, zithromax, and is doing much better, recovered from esphagul thrush, however,... Read more »

Wasting---help me

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...I'm sorry to come on board, but I need help. My husband is wasting away. He's newly on meds, but not gaining. It seems as though his buttcheeks are completely gone. I don't know what to do. Read more »

question on wasting

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...does anyone know about wasting? I am still waiting to test, no appetite, and I have lost almost 10% of my bodyweight my pants are loose and people at work Read more »