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The Well Project

Diabetes and HIV/AIDS

...levels (also called hyperglycemia). There are several types of diabetes: Type 1 Diabetes The pancreas no longer makes any insulin You must take insulin every day to survive Usually begins in childhood or adolescence Type 2 Diabetes Your pancreas makes some insulin (but usually not enough), and the body doesn't respond to the insulin normally Some people with type 2 diabetes are able to control it with diet and exercise, many...
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Diabetes and Hiv/aids.

Hi, I have diabetes! And I was wondering since I get bloodwork done every like 3months will my bloodwork show that I have hiv/aids. Like, can you see hiv/aids with any blood work? Or does it have to be a certain kind?
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...You need to get an ELISA, western blot, or HIV viral load test to make sure. There are changes that happen to people who are infected with HIV: Low HDL and total cholesterol, Read more »

Diabetes and HIV

I have preexisting diabetes and I recently found out that I have HIV. Do I need to be concerned about starting antiretroviral therapy?
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...There are no differences in the guidelines for HIV-infected patients with diabetes mellitus. But since some HIV medications may exacerbate diabetes mellitus (in some patients) it is important to take this into Read more »

relation b/w diabetes and HIV infection

I have a friend of mine who is HIV positive and now his CD4 count is 750 which was increased from 150. He has a CMV infection of his eye. My question is that is diabetes common in HIV positive patients with this CD4 count? If yes, what do you...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...Diabetes is more common in the setting of certain inds of antiviral treatments, especially protease inhibitors. This type of diabetes Read more »

Diabetes and HIV

I was diagnosed to have diabetes type 2 over three year ago but late last year I did not take regular check of my Sugar levels and as a result they rose and caused heating pain, numbness and tingling in my feet.I have since kept monitoring my FBS...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...You need to carefully manange your blood sugars. This is the best way to avoid complications of the diabetes. You need to stop drinking alcohol, which is very bad for people with diabetes.Apart from these measures, take your medications Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Stavudine, Other Antiretrovirals Tied to New Onset Diabetes in HIV

...significantly associated with diabetes after adjustment for risk factors for diabetes and lipids. Adjustment for lipodystrophy did not modify the relationship, suggesting that the two thymidine analogs probably directly contribute to insulin... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Protease Inhibitor Use and the Incidence of Diabetes Mellitus in a Large Cohort of HIV-Infected Women

...Newly diagnosed diabetes mellitus (DM), exacerbations of preexisting DM, hyperlipidemia, and fat redistribution syndromes have been described among protease Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV/AIDS and Diabetes: Minimizing Risk, Optimizing Care

...coronary heart disease risk. Diabetes Care 27(12):2898-2904. December 2004. Kjos, S. and others. Contraception and the risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus in Latina women with prior gestational diabetes mellitus. Journal of the American Medical... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Boston Globe Column Compares Resources for HIV/AIDS, Diabetes in Uganda

... Resources to treat patients living with diabetes in Uganda pale in comparison to HIV/AIDS resources, Boston Globe columnist Derrick Jackson discovered during a recent trip to the city of Mbarara, Uganda, six hours Read more »
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diabetes & hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Does anybody know if having diabetes would effect hiv antibody production after infection??? I'm a juvenile diabetic who tested negative (ELISA) at 6 weeks and i'm Read more »

hiv+diabetes

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Anybody out there managing both hiv and diabetes? Would like to start correspondence. Read more »

hiv and diabetes

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I'm on HIV and type II diabetes meds, and for the past month intermittently get small welts on my legs that last about 2 hours then go away. They're round Read more »

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