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Hyperlipidemia And Aids

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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 »


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 »

Fuzeon Side Effects

Hi Dr. Boyle, I am currently fighting hyperlipidemia on my current cocktail. I was curious to know if T-20 has side effects that affect your cholesterol and triglycerides? Thank you. Todd...
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Response from Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Cornell University, Weill Medical College
None are known at this point and overall Fuzeon (enfuvirtide, T-20) appears to have little systemic toxicity.... Read more »
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Part time Nutritionist wanted

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Heritage Healthcare Center a Primary Care community health center in Harlem is seeking a Registered Nutritionist to provide nutritional counseling in HIV/AIDS, Diabetes, HTN, Hyperlipidemia, Obesity, etc.. Candidate will be expected to provide at... Read more »


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