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Insulin Resistance Hiv

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A question on HCV clearance

Hi, I am a campaigner/researcher on haemophilia/contaminated blood and the widow of a UK haemophiliac coinfected HIV/HCV.I am increasingly concerned about the number of haemophiliacs dying from liver complications, cirrhosis, cancer of the liver...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...patients who are at risk for fatty liver from central obesity....One of the factors causing this could be the high prevalence of insulin resistance among HIV infected patients. Fortunately, we are getting away from some of the HIV drugs which are... Read more »

Glitazone and Insulin Resistance

Hello! Thank you for being there to answer tough questions.In a recent reply you mentioned... Read more »


I have been reading alot of your responses and you are very good, One question I am insulin... Read more »
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, Read more »
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HIV/HCV-Coinfected Patients Appear More Likely Than HIV-Monoinfected Patients to Develop Insulin Resistance After Initiating HAART

...that there were some metabolic differences as these coinfected people went on antiretroviral therapy. We saw higher levels of insulin resistance as measured by HOMA [homeostasis model assessment] and increased rates of diabetes at week 96, which... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Africa: Ivory Coast Makes Deal for Cheaper HIV Drugs

...Town of Burlington; Sexually Transmitted Disease Cases Jumped 50 Percent From 1999 Russians Admit to 300,000 HIV Cases Insulin Resistance in HIV Lipodystrophy Syndrome Previous Updates Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Insulin Resistance and Diabetes

... Introduction Blood Glucose Abnormalities: The Basics Insulin Resistance and HIV Causes of Blood Glucose Disorders Diagnosis and Monitoring Management of Blood Glucose Abnormalities Conclusion Read more »
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I just fund out I am infected.. totally lost... my question is should i get treatment... ? without treatment, how long it may last... want to have a normal life as long as possible... Read more »

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 »

Highly resistant HIV

Posted by BeerMe30, 3 Replies
...a month after finding out positive. I just found out my lab results yesterday and it shows I have a high resistant form of HIV. I am just looking to hear from others who have a highly resistant strain. I am on 5 meds, might be adding a 6th. ... Read more »

lipodystrophy from protease inhibitors

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...I have known about my HIV+ status now for 6 years, and God has blessed me with continued good health. I have accessed all the major medications, plus vitamins Read more »