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Is There A Cure For Lipoatrophy

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Medicare coverage for lipoatrophy

In your response to "When will a cure for Lipo be found" you stated, "Medicare recently approved treatment for HIV-related lipoatrophy." Where can we get more information about this. You also said, "details should be forthcoming very soon." Is...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...amount it seems unlikely that Medicare coverage will lead to a dramatic increase in access to facial filler treatment for HIV lipoatrophy. For now, we are still accessing Radiesse and Sculptra through the patient assistance programs. As things... Read more »

What is the best regimen for me to avoid lipoatrophy and facial wasting?

Hi Dr Pierone,I was diagnosed with HIV in mid-2007 only a few weeks after seroconversion and opted... Read more »

Lipoatrophy from Truvada Norvir Reyataz?

I am taking Reyataz, Norvir and Truvada for 20 months. I found out I was positive and think I could... Read more »
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Can Glitazones Reverse Lipoatrophy?

...study found that an anti-diabetes drug, called rosiglitazone (Avandia), is able to reverse the loss of fat under the skin ( lipoatrophy ) that some people with HIV experience. While these results are encouraging, they are just the latest in a... Read more »
The Body

Transcript of The Body's Live Chat on Lipoatrophy (Fat Loss) With Dr. Joel Gallant

... Following is the transcript of The Body's live chat on lipoatrophy (fat loss), which took place on Nov. 1, 2005, at 9 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. The chat was sponsored by Gilead Sciences, moderated Read more »
AIDS Treatment News

Lipoatrophy and Antiretroviral Drug Changes

...Lipoatrophy is abnormal fat loss, often seen especially in the face, arms, and legs. Sometimes fat inside the abdomen (a different kind of Read more »
The Body PRO

FRAM Study Finds a Lack of Association Between Lipoatrophy and Central Fat Gain

...associated with these regimens. Several of these toxicities have been grouped under the term lipodystrophy, which encompasses lipoatrophy (loss of subcutaneous fat), central fat gain, insulin resistance, diabetes mellitus and hyperlipidemia.... Read more »
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Lipoatrophy but good labs--I really need some help

Posted by StandinOnFaith, 4 Replies
...torso and belly bigger. Of course, at the time I was still in denial about my HIV symptoms, so I never saw a doctor. Today, my lipoatrophy symptoms have gotten worse and more frequent. It's not very noticeable to others, except when family... Read more »

Lipoatrophy correction

Posted by ConFe, 1 Reply
...I've been told about BioAlcamid to correct lipoatrophy, Does anybody have comments about this product. Also I'd like to know the Doctor's name who is in Tijuana Mexico? a friend of Read more »

Lipoatrophy Center

Posted by Bear60, 3 Replies
...here it is. It's something new at the BODY and includes personal interviews. Mostly has to do with reversing the effects of Lipoatrophy with cosmetic surgery I believe: http://www.thebody.com/lipo/index.html Anyone ever had any... Read more »

lipoatrophy

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
could anyone please tell me how they are dealing with lipo being a woman. I have lost fat in face, leg, butt, arms. I look like a preg. toothpick....my stomach is so big. I have been off HIV medication going on two years now and I am scared to go... Read more »