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Lipoatrophy Definition

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Lipodystrophy [vs. lipoatrophy definition]

What is the diference between Lipodystrophy and Lipoatrophy?For years I only heard and read about Lipodystrophy, and now it seems all reference is to Lipoatrophy.
Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

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

The Cutting Edge
...resistance, and even bone density changes. It is more of a set of issues than a single problem.Hope that helps!On the other hand, "lipoatrophy" refers specifically to the loss of fat. This include peripheral and facial fat loss, but is not... Read more »

Atripla and Lipoatrophy

hi thereStudies now say that this so called safe drug now causes lipoatrophy. IS THIS THE CASE with... 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 »
Articles
The Body PRO

Predicting Lipoatrophy After Treatment Initiation

...Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC) conference in September 2003. 1 The body of literature that points to stavudine as causing lipoatrophy has dramatically decreased its use and has made many people forget that it is actually a well-tolerated drug... Read more »
Project Inform

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 »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Face to Face With Lipoatrophy

...HIV-related lipoatrophy (fat loss under the skin) is a clinical problem that affects many people living with HIV. Lipoatrophy can cause substantial loss 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 »