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How To Treat Hyperlipidemia When You Have Hiv

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The Well Project

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 Exercise and Hyperlipidemia Drugs for Hyperlipidemia HIV Drugs and Hyperlipidemia Other Risks for Heart Disease
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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 »

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
...suggest this approach may be effective for control of viral replication, but there are no data on the risk of lipoatrophy and hyperlipidemia. So we have more questions than answers when dealing with the metabolic effects of HIV medications. Good... Read more »

Fatigue

This is going to be long so I apologize in advance. I was diagnosed POZ in early 2003. I decided to start treatment early, it was probably within 3 months of diagnosis. My HIV is well controlled with T cells 1400-1600 and VL undetectable. My...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,1.Weight reduction is best accomplished by increasing your cardio/aerobic exercise and decreasing your caloric intake. An HIV-knowledgeable nutritionist may be helpful.2.Fatigue in the setting of HIV disease is common and often multifactorial.... Read more »

Should I stay on abacavir

Have been reading about ziagen and increased incidences of heart attacks. I am a 57 y.o gay white male. Family hx of father having a fatal MI at age 58, hx of HTN and hyperlipidemia. Not a smoker, weight under control. On Atenolol and zocor with...
Edwin DeJesus, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Edwin DeJesus, M.D., F.A.C.P.

...There is a report recently released from findings observed on a very large number of patients that have been followed with HIV for several years. A small, but significant numbers of those patients that were been treated with abacavir (Ziagen)... Read more »
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AIDSinfo

Hyperlipidemia

...are too high increase your risk of heart disease and have been associated with diabetes and pancreatitis. What is hyperlipidemia? Hyperlipidemia is an increase in the amount of fat (such as cholesterol and triglycerides ) in the blood.... Read more »
The Well Project

Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

...are calledmetabolic complications and include: Increased lipids in your blood such as cholesterol and triglycerides(hyperlipidemia) Increased glucose levels (hyperglycemia) Insulin resistance or diabetes Increased lactic acid... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part I: Treatments for Fat Gain

...make any changes to your medication regimen withoutyour health care provider's guidance. See other TWP info sheets on Hyperlipidemia , Diabetes , Lactic acidosis , Bone Disease , Lipodystrophy , Exercise , Nutrition , Caring for your Heart... Read more »
The Well Project

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

...make any changes to your medication regimen withoutyour health care provider's guidance. See other TWP info sheets on Hyperlipidemia , Diabetes , Lactic acidosis , Bone Disease , Lipodystrophy , Exercise , Nutrition , Caring for your Heart... Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
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 »

hic

Posted by Anonymous
...effects.1,23 Notable effects of protease inhibitors include the unmasking of latent diabetes mellitus, the development of hyperlipidemia or lipodystrophy (fatty deposits and the bloated abdomen known as "protease paunch"), the elevation of... Read more »

My doctor is refusing to treat my HIV until I sign

Posted by Garth, 2 Replies
...Hello world, As a newly diagnosed HIV gay man, living in Edmonton Alberta, ( diagnosed 1 year now) I am facing what I beleive to be discrimination and bullying by Read more »