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How To Prevent Lipodystrophy

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How Can I Prevent Lipodystrophy, Lipoatrophy, & Wasting

Is there anything I can do now to prevent lipodystrophy, lipoatrophy, or wasting in the future. I was recently infected and was detected very, very early. I have been put on combination therapy for the past month. I have been concious of my diet...
Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

Response from Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

The Cutting Edge
It is worth making the effort to prevent problems. Stable weight is very important in preventing problems down the line.I would recommend that you talk with your team about the risk factors you might personally have for such changes and deal with... Read more »

Lipodystrophy in the Face

Are there any new treatments or strategies for preventing or stopping lipodystrophy in the face?... Read more »

Changing My Meds to Hopefully Lessen the Severity of My Lipodystrophy

For the past couple of years I have been on the combination treatment of Norvir, Crixivan, Viread,... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Body Distortion -- Lipodystrophy

Lipodystrophy (lipid = fat; dystrophy = disorder) Lipodystrophy syndrome is the term used to describe a range of symptoms that include changes in body shape and metabolic changes (for the latter, see "Cardiac Concerns" and "Insulin Resistance and... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Lipodystrophy Conference Update

The 10th International Workshop on Adverse Drug Reactions and Lipodystrophy in HIV took place in London from November 6-8, 2008. This annual conference is a much smaller, more intimate gathering where several hundred researchers and clinicians come... Read more »

The 3rd International Workshop on Adverse Drug Reactions and Lipodystrophy in HIV

The Body Covers: The 3rd International Workshop on Adverse Drug Reactions and Lipodystrophy in HIV Athenaeum Inter-Continental, Athens, Greece October 23-26, 2001 The Body's Conference Summaries Other Reports and Articles Graeme Moyle,... 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 Yourself What Is Lipodystrophy? Lipodystrophy means abnormal fat changes.... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
anyone who will talk about this?

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exercise and PI lipodystrophy

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
i have been on zerit, epivir and crix for more than one year.
i have lipodystrophy (no more buttocks, fat loss in face and a paunch). I have always been an avid exerciser -- my doc has told me to STOP exercising, that it worsens the situation.
i... 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 »

Lipodystrophy and/or Neuropathy?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is it possible to experience lipodystrophy and neuropathy within 2-3 months of HIV exposure, or are these conditions generally symptomatic of long-term HIV status? I have noticed significant swelling under my arm/ beside my right breast. I'm not... Read more »