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How Can I Tell If I Have Dyslipidemia

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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 »

No-flush niacin vs. cholesterol & triglycerides

Nelson,For those of us that can't stand the "niacin flush", is there any indication whether the... Read more »

lypodystrophy and protease inhbitors

Would you say that it's true or false that protease inhibitors as a class are mostly responsible... Read more »
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High Prevalence of Obesity, Dyslipidemia and Inflammation Seen in Behaviorally Infected Adolescent Women

...therapy, and also higher in the women who were classified as being obese. To summarize, we saw a high prevalence of obesity, of dyslipidemia and inflammation in this group of behaviorally infected adolescent women, despite a relatively short... Read more »
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HAART, Dyslipidemia, and Hyperglycemia

...HAART has been associated with the frequent appearance of dyslipidemia -- elevated total and LDL cholesterol, decreased HDL cholesterol, elevated triglycerides -- as well as hyperglycemia leading Read more »
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Dyslipidemia: Change to Tenofovir?

For the past few years, studies have increasingly highlighted the contribution of at least some of the nucleosides to increases in lipids, such as total cholesterol and triglycerides. Most recently, the Gilead 903 study comparing tenofovir (TDF,... Read more »
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Lexiva (Fosamprenavir Calcium) -- Dear Health Care Professional Letter

...GlaxoSmithKline and FDA notified healthcare professionals of a potential association between Lexiva and myocardial infarction and dyslipidemia in HIV infected adults. GSK has modified the existing Warnings and Precautions section of the... Read more »
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Have we been over medicated all along?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...may be possible to maintain long-term suppression of HIV and prevention of immune deterioration, while significantly reducing dyslipidemia, using only nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors after successful induction therapy with highly... Read more »