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How To Prevent Hyperlipidemia When You Have Hiv

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Hyperlipidemia and HIV/AIDS: High Cholesterol and Triglycerides

Table of Contents Introduction Hyperlipidemia and HIV How to Know If You Have Hyperlipidemia Foods That Affect Cholesterol and Triglyceride Levels Physical Activity and Hyperlipidemia Drugs for Hyperlipidemia HIV Drugs and Hyperlipidemia Other Risks for Heart Disease Taking Care of Yourself Introduction Lipids are fats and fat-like substances in the blood. Cholesterol andtriglycerides are lipids. Your body uses...
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Hyperlipidemia and restoration of subcutaneous fat

Recently my veins are starting to be more pronounced due to years of Viracept. The doctor is thinking of changing me to Reyataz, but have just been reading about how my triglicerides and cholesterol are affecting that. If I increase my diet and...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
It is not clear what intervetnion can actually cause fat to increase in the limbs though the best results have been seen if possibly offending drugs have been stopped/switched to others. How much Viracept contributes to fat loss is unclear.... Read more »

norvir and hyperlipidemia

i've taking norvir for 4 years.the viral load has been undetected but cholesterol and triglycerides have been increasing.i researched and it has been found norvir to be the cause of this.i would like to change this medication.can you recommend...
Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

Response from Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

University of Utah, School of Medicine
Well, two answers to this one. First of, the best data on reducing triglycerides and cholesterol through a strategy of switching is pretty consistently for the use of nevirapine (viramune). Sustiva often lowers triglycerides but not cholesterol. You... Read more »

hyperlipidemia

hase 5 anos que fui diagnosticada.desde entonces y a medida que se han aprobado medicinas decidi por el cocktail.afortunadamente me lo decrubieron a principio de la infeccion.el viral load siempre fue indetectable incluyendo el ultrasensitivo y el...
Pablo Tebas, M.D.

Response from Pablo Tebas, M.D.

Washington University St. Louis, MO - Facultad de Medicina
Clásicamente se han encontrado niveles altos de colesterol en personas que usan inhibidores de proteasa (Crixivan, Fortovase, Norvir, Viracept). Entre los inhibidores de la proteasa el que parece que se asocia mas con incrementos del... Read more »

Prevention equals condoms. Period. Right? (HIV PREVENTION SPECTRUM 2009)

Dr. B,HIV prevention isn't all that complicated. Just use condoms. End of story. Right?Zeb ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Zeb,Well, I agree condoms may be the most effective HIV-prevention tool we have to date. However, it is far from the only tool or intervention in the prevention armamentarium! Effective HIV prevention is far more complicated than you might... Read more »
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HIV Prevention Job Oppotunities In LA

Posted by Anonymous
Entry level HIV Prevention job opportunities in Los Angeles. Seeking energetic individuals for outreach workers and prevention case managers.

Please visit www.thewallasmemorias.org

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Bush ignores HIV prevention methods that work

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
U.S. President George Bush ignores HIV prevention methods that work!
Who is informing the president on HIV and AIDS?

Failure of the American president to recognize the need to promote condoms has not only undermined over two decades of HIV prevention... Read more »

U.S. Bullying Interferes With HIV/AIDS Prevention

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U.S. Bullying Interferes With HIV /AIDS Prevention

The United States government would have the world believe it has been a major contributor in the fight against AIDS but many are unaware of the harmful tactics and funding shortfalls.

Throughout the... Read more »

Bilingual HIV Prevention Case Manager Seattle

Posted by Anonymous
Lifelong AIDS Alliance
Bilingual HIV Prevention Case Manager

Description: The Prevention Case Manager is responsible for the provision of prevention case management services for HIV+ clients in need of HIV risk reduction counseling. This... Read more »