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How To Treat High Triglycerides When You Have Hiv

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High Triglycerides from HIV medications

I have been on Sustiva for about 10 yrs now (epzicom for about 6) recent labs show my trigs around 330, cholesterol around 210, LDL 113....I eat like a horse, very low fat diet, hardly any red meat, alot of salmon, tilapia,ground turkey, alot...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...risk of stroke and heart attack is minor compared with other cardiovascular risk factors. So for triglycerides in the 300 range treatment is often not necessary. The decision to treat triglycerides aggressively depends on age, presence of other... Read more »

TRIGLYCERID AND HEART ATTACK

Im worried because my boyfriend is HIV positive, going through treatment, but the triglycerids are... Read more »

High Triglycerides & HIV

Dr. Gallant: I have a question on high triglycerides related to HIV.Brief history, current CD4... Read more »
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Hyperlipidemia and HIV/AIDS: High Cholesterol and Triglycerides

...can build up in your arteries (blood vessels),forming plaque. This buildup of plaque can lead to a heart attack or a stroke.High triglycerides can also increase your risk of getting pancreatitis (apainful inflammation of the pancreas). Some HIV+... Read more »
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Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

...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. It is used to... Read more »
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Diabetes and HIV/AIDS

...Diabetes Glucose Tests Who Is at Risk for Diabetes? What Problems Can Diabetes Cause? How Are Diabetes and Pre-Diabetes Treated? HIV and Diabetes Taking Care of Yourself What Is Diabetes? Diabetes and pre-diabetes are... Read more »
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Caring for Your Heart if You Have HIV/AIDS

...blood pressure increases the workload of the heart. If you have high blood pressure, speak to your health care provider about treatment options Monitor your lipid levels -- If HIV drugs cause your cholesterol or triglyceride levels to rise, you... Read more »
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Posted by LostNconfused, 5 Replies
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