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L Carnitine For Lipoatrophy

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Treatment for general body fat loss?

Dear Dr.,Like many, I have been reading your comments on this wonderful site for years. Having been positive for 15 years now, I am very optimistic about the long-term effectiveness of the current drug regimen as well as those on the horizon....
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...Unfortunately there is no supplement or intervention that has been shown to restore subcutaneous fat in the context of HIV-related lipoatrophy. Facial fillers like Sculptra and Radiesse are available in the United States and clearly do improve... Read more »

lipo

have been positive for 21 years, undectable now and good t-cell count. on combivir, invirase,... Read more »

Exercise and Lipoatrophy?

I know we may not have the answer to this question yet, but I thought I'd ask it anyway. I'm... Read more »
Articles
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Can Carnitine Reduce Diabetes Risk and Improve Body Shape?

...levels of triglycerides, a fatty substance in the blood. Most of the studies focused on a formulation of carnitine called L-carnitine. Long-term studies of a different formulation of carnitine -- acetyl-L-carnitine -- suggest that this... Read more »
The Body

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

...the limits and benefits of this interesting supplement. Question from Luciano: What do you know about the use of DHEA and L-carnitine to regain fat? Answer from Dr. Calvin Cohen: I have not seen any great studies of either product. I know... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Poly-L-Lactic Acid (Sculptra, New-Fill)

...HIV/AIDS-Related Uses PLLA was approved by the FDA on August 3, 2004, for the treatment of facial fat loss (also called facial lipoatrophy). It continues to be studied for this use. Facial lipoatrophy is a condition in which people lose fat in... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part II: Treatments for Fat Loss

...breasts, back of the neck (buffalo hump),visceral fat in the belly, or round lumps that appear under the skin(lipomas) Lipoatrophy: Loss of subcutaneous fat in the arms, legs, butt, or face(sunken cheeks) ... 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 »