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Insulin Resistance Hiv

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Insulin Resistance in HIV Lipodystrophy Syndrome

Researchers recently completed a study identifying the incidence of insulin resistance in HIV-patients who exhibit signs of lipodystrophy. The authors noted two significant metabolic changes occurring in those patients, including significant... Read more »
TheBodyPRO.com

HIV/HCV-Coinfected Patients Appear More Likely Than HIV-Monoinfected Patients to Develop Insulin Resistance After Initiating HAART

There's nothing like hearing the results of studies directly from those who actually conducted the research. It is these women and men who are transforming HIV treatment and care. In this interview, you'll meet one of these impressive HIV... Read more »
International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care

Metabolic Complications of HIV Therapy

Introduction HIV-Associated Lipodystrophy Insulin Resistance Dyslipidemia Hyperlactatemia and Lactic Acidosis Bone Disease References Introduction The use of effective antiretroviral therapy (ART) has resulted in tremendous... Read more »
Ask the Experts

What exactly are the symptoms of high insulin, insulin resistance and very high normal glucose levels?

What are the symptoms of insulin resistance and very high normal glucose levels? On that HgB 1a (?) test that gives you the three month average for your glucose, I was at 5.9 with 6 being the highest level for a non diabetic. Am awaiting results of...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Most patients with insulin resistance and no frank diabetes are relatively symptom free (even with a high insulin). I could provide some more specifics depending on your HIV status and which HIV drugs you are taking. KH... Read more »

INSULIN RESISTANCE

I have been reading alot of your responses and you are very good, One question I am insulin resistant no meds etc, all of the experts I have spoken to say that hiv has no bearing on insulin resistance doesnt cause it or effect it, but in one of your...
Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

Response from Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

The Cutting Edge
Insulin resistance can be one of the many changes that occurs when the body reacts to infection or injury, particularly if the reaction is chronic (as in HIV infection). So, insulin resistance is a possibility in chronic HIV infection. There are... Read more »

Leptin use for Insulin Resistance?

I have a question about the possible use of leptin for insuline resistance. I found the following article on Thebody.com dealing with Insulin resistance and HIV. http://www.thebody.com/sfaf/winter04/insulin.html The article mentions... "Leptin...
Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Response from Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
Leptin, the 'satiety' factor produced by fat cells is not available as a medication. It has been studies in a small number of people with inherited forms of lipodystrophy and found to help a range of metabolic disturbances. However, it has... Read more »

INSULIN RESISTANCE

Hi docMy wife was diagnosed insulin resistant about a month after being infected with hiv do you think this is a preexisting condition or something caused by the virus it seems so short a period ...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Preexisting. This would not happen after just one month of HIV infection.... Read more »
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Resisting Resistance - A Story

Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
Personal Perspective: Resisting Resistance

By Matt Sharp

Spring 2006

In a little over four months I will turn fifty. When I was diagnosed with HIV in 1988 I never dreamed I'd reach forty. I've survived a long battle with HIV, and it has not been... Read more »

Drug Resistant HIV

Posted by Anonymous
Hi

I just found out the strain of hiv i have is resistant to possibly a whole class of NRTIs and PIs..any experience with this for any of you? what could the options be for someone in my situation? I am still treatment naive.

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HIV resistent people

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
This is a follow up on someone else post. What if there are HIV resistaent people out there. Maybe those symptoms we had was a serosonverion but maybe our body had a little extra oomph and killed it off. You cant tell me the millions of people out... Read more »

BRoken Angel/HIV resistent people follow up.

Posted by Anonymous
Hi , i poosted about people being HIV resistent, I asked if anyone has heard of this. Im not trying to spread rumours or give out hope. The fact is out of 6 billion people you cant tell me straight in the eye not one person is resistent. I have been... Read more »