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How To Treat Dyslipidemia And Hiv

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Tesamorelin and Excess Deep Belly Fat

...below the skin. Body Shape Changes Many people with HIV, about 1 in 4, face a condition called lipodystrophy . The syndrome is due to several causes that can overlap and are not well distinguished by research. How to treat the condition can also become a complex set of decisions made you and your doctor. The symptoms of lipodystrophy can vary from person to person. Some have fat loss, usually in the face, arms or legs ( lipoatrophy )....
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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 »

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 this email to you, the only person I have to talk to and SCREAM for help regarding my HIV status. Please, Doctor Bob. I am BAWLING while I try to see...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the weight gain, that's a difficult clinical problem to manage. There are no FDA-approved drug therapies for lipohypertrophy. Treatment with recombinant human growth hormone (rHGH) has demonstrated some improvement in lipohypertrophy in clinical... Read more »

Thank you My Doctor Bob... Mommy of Three

Thank you so very much for answering my email. You are such a special man and we are so blessed to have you my dear one. Yes, it is a scream for help. The HIV specialists that I am seeing is new and I do not like her nor trust her. She is very...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...(They may even be contraindicated, depending on other medical factors or test abnormalities, etc.) Niacin can be used to treat dyslipidemias (abnormal levels of fats in the blood); however, it can cause side effects ranging form skin flushing to... Read more »

Natural Way of Treating HIV

Has anyone heard of the Nature's Support Immune Plus. I came across the website was very intrigued.the website www.ekur.biz/immuneplus_userforum1.html
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
..."if something sounds too good to be true, chances are it is?" Using a "natural alternative" to antiretroviral drugs for the treatment of HIV/AIDS will result in only one outcome: death. This product (and all other "natural alternatives" for the... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Response to Newly Prescribed Lipid-Lowering Therapy in Patients With and Without HIV Infection

...lipid levels in patients with HIV infection. However, it is not known whether HIV-associated dyslipidemia is more difficult to treat," the researchers explained. Thus, they conducted a retrospective cohort study to compare the effectiveness and... Read more »
AIDS Treatment News

New Guidelines for Avoiding Heart Disease by Managing High Cholesterol, Triglycerides, or Related Problems in HIV

...On September 1, 2003, the Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA) released new guidelines for treating dyslipidemia (blood fat and some related disorders) in persons with HIV. These guidelines were prepared by a team of clinical Read more »
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The 3rd International Conference on Nutrition and HIV Infection

...year the meeting has been planned to include new data on recent multidisciplinary advances in pathophysiological issues and the treatment of nutritional aspects of HIV disease. Advances have been made recently on antiretroviral regimes in the... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues in HIV+ Women Pregnancy and HIV Read more »
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I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

Im new and want friends!=)

Posted by chula93, 1 Reply
...hey! i am new here. I have had HIV all my life. i was born with it. Anyway, i thought it would be nice to talk to other people. Dame un mesaje si tu quieres=) Read more »

Lost

Posted by LostNconfused, 5 Replies
...panic of something happening to me, such as a car crash, heart attack, even murder but I'm sure all our minds were far off from HIV. She said if she ever lost me, she would join me. That scares me the most. And she now has a 4 mo. old baby she... Read more »

My doctor is refusing to treat my HIV until I sign

Posted by Garth, 2 Replies
...to hard to understand. I said to myself,, why does my Doctor want my body important immune system to get sicker before he treats me.. It doesnt make any sense to me.. Of course the following weeks were very stressful for me, as I was trying to... Read more »