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How Do I Know If I Have Lipodystrophy

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Do we know enough about lipodystrophy?

Dear Nelson, I have a quick question that I feel you can best answer for being an hiv survivor for 25 years. Is the the war on lipo able to be won??? I mean will working out bring muscle back or will my time be wasted??? Also what supplements do...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration HIV that requires more studies10- That growth hormone (Serostim) works at reducing visceral fat but we cannot use it for lipodystrophy because the FDA did not like growth hormone's side effects. Another less effective but lower side effect... Read more »

Will this combo meds cause lipodystrophy?

I recently started taking Kaletra and Kivexa. Will they cause lipodystrophy? I know I should be... Read more »

Lipodystrophy Forum?

Didn't know where to post this, but I was wondering why the lipodystrophy forum is inactive. Where... Read more »


... What Is Lipodystrophy? Lipodystrophy, also called fat redistribution, is a disturbance in the way your body produces, uses and stores fat. There are Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Body Shape Changes (Lipodystrophy)

... What Is Lipodystrophy? Is Lipo Dangerous? What Causes Lipo? Can Lipo Be Treated? The Bottom Line What Is Lipodystrophy? Lipodystrophy, Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part II: Treatments for Fat Loss

...layer of fat justunder the skin. Lipids are fats or fat-like substances in the blood, such ascholesterol and triglycerides. Lipodystrophy means abnormal fat changes. It is used to describe a number ofunwanted and potentially unhealthy changes in... Read more »
The Well Project

Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents What Is Lipodystrophy? Body Shape Changes Metabolic Complications What Causes Lipodystrophy? Can Lipodystrophy Be Treated? Caring for Read more »
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Mystery Diagnosis casting- Lipodystrophy Stories

Posted by mysteryd08
...THAT HAVE ALREADY BEEN DIAGNOSED BY MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS. If you know of someone, or are someone who has been diagnosed with Lipodystrophy and think your story would be a good fit for our show please email us at ... Read more »

Lipodystrophy and relationships

Posted by capri75
...Anyone out there who has experienced a feeling of neglect in a relationship because they have lipodystrophy even thought they have healthy blood counts and full of energy. Anyone who knows a dating sites for people with lipodystrophy? Read more »

can you avoid lipodystrophy?

Posted by hopefulone, 4 Replies
...s there a way you can avoid or lesson the impact of lipodystrophy if on atripla? good diet and regular exercise? or regardless of exercise and diet youre going to change? Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
anyone who will talk about this? Read more »