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reversing hiv medication related fat loss

is there any known prescription or non-prescription remedy or drug that is currently being used to promote fat cell rejuvination for hiv + or - people who for whatever reason have experienced significant loss of body fat...which psychologically is...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
The treatment of fat loss or lipoatrophy remains challenging with no one treatment showing consistent promise to date for generalized fat wasting. The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced earlier this year that it will begin to... Read more »

Side effects are HIV- or medication related?

Dear Doctor,Since June 2003 I am taking FUZEON combined with the Resist 2 trial of TIPRANAVR... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

CMS to Begin Four-Week Review of Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Formularies, Including HIV/AIDS-Related Medications

...period to review formularies for private plans offering coverage under the new Medicare prescription drug benefit, including HIV/AIDS-related medications, CQ HealthBeat reports ( CQ HealthBeat , 3/14). The rules that dictate which drugs must... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

CMS Medicare Prescription Drug Formularies to Cover Nearly All HIV/AIDS-Related Medications

...is requiring Medicare prescription drug plans to cover "all or substantially all" drugs in six categories, including HIV/AIDS-related medications, CQ HealthBeat reports ( CQ HealthBeat , 6/13). Medicare beneficiaries without existing... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Older HIV-Positive Adults Experience High Levels of Depression, Age-Related Medical Conditions, Study Says

...Disease Control and Prevention . --> Reprinted with permission from kaisernetwork.org . You can view the entire Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , search the archives, or sign up for email delivery at www.kaisernetwork.org/dailyreports/hiv .... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AIDS-Related Illnesses Leading Cause of Death in South Africa in 2000, Medical Research Council Report Says

... AIDS-related illnesses were the leading cause of death in South Africa in 2000, accounting for about 30% of all deaths nationwide, according Read more »
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Question re: boils - meds or HIV related?

Posted by dj1979, 1 Reply
...I have a problem. I have been HIV+ for about 2 1/2 years, started on meds in Jan. this year due to falling CD4 (down to 227). Have had to make a couple med changes, Read more »

I've had EVERY symptom related to HIV so depressed

Posted by Anonymous, 21 Replies
...the past year and I'm hoping to God that it's something else because i'm scared to death to get tested to find out that I'm HIV positive. I've had white tongue, swollen lymph nodes in my throat, diarrhea, abnormal abdominal problems, night... Read more »

Long-term HIV and Aids survivors' health worrying

Posted by ScotCharles
...From KaiserNet January 8, 2008 Some experts and doctors recently have voiced concerns that people who were diagnosed with HIV and Aids in the early years of the epidemic are experiencing "premature[e]" or "disproportionate numbers" of ailments... Read more »

My close relative has HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I have evidence that one of my closest relatives is HIV positive. My relative has not been open about it and lives as if nothing has changed. The only concern is that my relative is Read more »