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How Do I Avoid Lipohypertrophy

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Worried (LIPODYSTROPHY, LIPOATROPHY, LIPOHYPERTROPHY, 2011)

I am 66 year old and was diagnosed positive about 5 years ago. I was overweight on went on a diet but have much muscle fat. I look lean in the face and my legs are thinning. I am on Atripla. ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi.Body shape changes can be associated with HIV/AIDS and some antiretroviral drugs. Lipodystrophy is the technical term for body shape changes. It includes lipoatrophy (fat loss) and lipohypertrophy (fat gain).Lipohypertrophy results in fat... Read more »

Lipohypertrophy Update

Is there any relief for those of us experiencing Lipohypertrophy? I was wondering if there was any... Read more »

Testosterone and Lipohypertrophy

Dr. Henry......I am currently taking Videx, Viread, Reyataz and Norvir which resulted in... Read more »
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A Closer Look at Egrifta, a Newly Approved Treatment for HIV-Associated Belly Fat Gain (Lipohypertrophy)

For years now, it has been clear that HIV-positive people are especially prone to developing unusual increases of fat in specific parts of their bodies. What has been less clear is exactly what a person with this type of fat gain, known as... Read more »
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Lipodystrophy and Women

Of all the unintended effects from taking anti-HIV therapy, perhaps none is more visible than lipodystrophy. Lipodystrophy can diminish a person's physical and emotional well-being, leading to an increased risk of heart disease, diabetes and... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Maraviroc + Raltegravir: Caution Needed

Researchers in France conducted an exploratory study with 44 HIV-positive participants. Their average age was 55 years and they had been taking ART for 15 years. For the five years prior to the study, their viral loads were less than 50 copies/ml. ... Read more »
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Zerit

Brand name: Zerit Generic name: stavudine, or d4T Class: Nucleotide reverse transcriptase inhibitor(nucleotide, NtRTI, or nuke) Manufacturer: Bristol-Myers Squibb, www.bms.com , (800) 321-1335 AWP: $493.38 (generic $411.16)/month for 40... Read more »
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Quick Questions About Lipohypertrophy

Posted by Choosing2Liv, 4 Replies
I faithfully work out three days a week and run at least a couple of miles the other four days. However, I seem to be gaining an unusual amount of weight. :(

A while back, someone used the term "lipohypertrophy" when discussing weight gain, so I... Read more »

Lipodystrophy and Lipohypertrophy

Posted by Bear60
http://www.thebody.com/lipo/overview.html

Its not a difference of weight loss and weight gain.
If you dont know the difference between "wasting" syndrone and lipoatrophy read this. If you think weight gain is a symptom of lipohypertrophy, then read... Read more »

Egrifta tesamorelin, is it available?

Posted by artnut, 2 Replies
Positively Aware has an article (July/August 2010)on the FDA approving Egrifta for the treatment of belly fat. Is it available? Has anyone had any experience with it? The biggest problem seems injecting oneself. How about blood sugar levels? ... Read more »