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Hiv With Diabet

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The Well Project

Diabetes and HIV/AIDS

...increasing exercise. A healthy diet for people with diabetes involves reducing sugar and starchy foods (carbohydrates), such as bread, potatoes, rice, and corn. See a registered dietitian to help you plan your meals. Many AIDS service organizations have registered dietitians on staff who will see you free of charge. Sometimes, despite diet and exercise, glucose can't be controlled without the help of medications and/or insulin. There are...
Ask the Experts

Diabetes and Hiv/aids.

Hi, I have diabetes! And I was wondering since I get bloodwork done every like 3months will my bloodwork show that I have hiv/aids. Like, can you see hiv/aids with any blood work? Or does it have to be a certain kind?
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...You need to get an ELISA, western blot, or HIV viral load test to make sure. There are changes that happen to people who are infected with HIV: Low HDL and total cholesterol, Read more »

Hiv and Diabetes meds

I have been positive for 20+ years now. (holding my own without medications) About 6 years ago I was diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes, and about 4 years ago was placed on a drug called Metformin. I went for awhile with no complications, and then my...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Diabetes has been shown significantly influence the rate of progression of HIV infection nor has any of the HIV meds (including metformin). HIV+ patients over time often see a decrease in viral load and Read more »

hiv and diabetes

how does hiv affect an individual with diabetes
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Some drugs used for treatment of HIV can aggravate diabetes. I have numerous diabetic HIV+ persons who generally seem to be doing OK with both of their challenging Read more »

HIV and diabetes

Will fuzeon and Ritonivir further complicate diabetes? I might have to go to insulin which I don't want to do with injecting fuzeon.
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Fuzeon has not been reported to increase the risk for diabetes. Ritonavir used with other protease inhibitors can aggravate glucose intolerance though there may be some differences between particular drugs and patients as to the degree of that... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV/AIDS and Diabetes: Minimizing Risk, Optimizing Care

... Recent literature about diabetes and disorders of glucose metabolism in people with HIV/AIDS contains conflicting messages. Some studies indicate an increased risk of diabetes mellitus (generally referred to simply as Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Boston Globe Column Compares Resources for HIV/AIDS, Diabetes in Uganda

... Resources to treat patients living with diabetes in Uganda pale in comparison to HIV/AIDS resources, Boston Globe columnist Derrick Jackson discovered during a recent trip to the city of Mbarara, Uganda, six hours Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Life Expectancy Gap Due to Smoking, HIV, Diabetes

...diseases are largely to blame for cutting the life expectancy of people with lower levels of education. And high blood pressure, HIV, diabetes and homicide appear to be the greatest contributors to the discrepancy in death rates among blacks... Read more »
The Body

HIV Frontlines: In Newark, N.J., an HIV/AIDS Advocate Finds New Ways to Reach LGBT African Americans

...and what we learned was that there was no organization, or nobody in the state of New Jersey that was actually addressing the HIV/AIDS epidemic for African-American men, black men, especially gay black men. You said even in 1998, 1999? Yeah,... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Anybody out there managing both hiv and diabetes? Would like to start correspondence. Read more »

hiv and diabetes

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I'm on HIV and type II diabetes meds, and for the past month intermittently get small welts on my legs that last about 2 hours then go away. Read more »


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Long-term HIV and Aids survivors' health worrying

Posted by ScotCharles
...KaiserNet January 8, 2008 Some experts and doctors recently have voiced concerns that people who were diagnosed with HIV and Aids in the early years of the epidemic are experiencing "premature[e]" or "disproportionate numbers" of ailments... Read more »