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How Common Is 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 »

At the end of my rope. Am screaming for help. You are the only person that can. Mommy of Three

Hello My Doctor Bob,This is Mommy of Three. You have no idea how many times I have tried to write... 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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Tesamorelin and Excess Deep Belly Fat

...around the breasts or abdomen ( lipohypertrophy ). These visible symptoms can be accompanied by higher levels of blood fats ( dyslipidemia ) and by changes in insulin or blood sugar ( hyperglycemia ). One common symptom, excess deep belly fat,... Read more »
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Common Cold?

Posted by Anonym, 2 Replies
Is a constant cold (sneezing, runny nose, etc) a sign that you are close or even at at the point of full blown aids or a substantial decrease in your t-cell count. Are constant cold typcial in HIV pos individuals? Read more »

No common cold in 5-7 years ?

Posted by squanderer, 2 Replies
I used to get colds that lasted days and weeks more than 6 years ago. However, in the last 6 years I haven't had much of a cold, and when I feel a bad cold coming on the next day its gone. I am wondering if any HIV positives have experieced this... Read more »

How common is it?

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
How common is it to be infected with HIV and test negative 6 months or more after being infected. Could different strains of the virus cause it not to be picked up? Also, I have only tested for HIV-1, is it necessary to test for HIV-2 ? Read more »

initial symptoms of hiv - most common symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello, I need some help from others with hiv. What was and when did it hit you the inital onset of strange symptoms. I know one said they felt whipped out with tired feeling. Was that immed. after sexual episode or acouple weeks later. Also, were... Read more »