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Osteopenia And Aids

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osteopenia and HIV

I have been + for at least 7 yrs.My VL was 100K with Cd4's of 750 when 1st diagnosed.I started with Viramune/d4t/3tc 6 1/2 years ago. My VL has been <50 since that time. My cd4's have flucuated between the 700's and over 1000.I will be 50 in a few...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...There are a number of reports out about an apparent increased rate of osteopenia/osteoporosis in the setting of HIV and its treatment. Limited data suggests there may be a link but whether any particular drug is involved is unknown at this Read more »

STOPPING MY TRUVADA'?????? (BONE DISEASE AND HIV/AIDS, 2011)

HII HAVE BEEN ON KALETRA Y TRUVADA FOR 4YRS NOW AND TODAY MY DC HAS TOLD ME TO STOP THE TRUVADA AND... Read more »

Aids & Bones

Do any of the AIDS drugs and or a particular disease common to AIDS patients profoundly effect bone... Read more »
Articles
The Body PRO

HIV-Infected Perimenopausal and Menopausal Women Have High Prevalence of Osteopenia/Osteoporosis and Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Disease

...5 min.) This is Bonnie Goldman, Editorial Director of The Body PRO. I'm in San Diego at IDSA 2007, one of the year's HIV conferences. Right now, I'm in the poster session where researchers are standing in front of their posters. There's... Read more »
The Body PRO

Osteopenia and Osteoporosis in HIV-Infected Adults and Children

...Stephano Mora from Milan gave us a good introduction this afternoon to the problem of bone metabolism in HIV-infected children. As you know, osteopenia and osteoporosis are frequent among HIV-infected patients. It is still not clear if Read more »
AIDSinfo

Osteonecrosis, Osteopenia and Osteoporosis

...are particularly useful for taking pictures of the body's soft tissues and organs. Protease inhibitor (PI): class of anti-HIV medication. PIs work by blocking protease, a protein that HIV needs to make copies of itself. The PIs approved by the... Read more »
The Well Project

Bone Disease and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents The Importance of Healthy Bones Bone Disease and HIV Risk Factors How to Know If You Have Bone Problems Diet and Healthy Bones Exercise and Healthy Bones Drugs to Treat Read more »
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Low bone mineral density a risk

Posted by ravi
...hi regards from india I found this interesting article, i hope it is informative and helpful. HIV-positive women entering the menopause are significantly more likely to have osteopenia (low bone mineral density) than comparable Read more »

World AIDS Day 2006: raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness

Posted by Anonymous
...World AIDS Day 2006: Raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness We urgently need to raise 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness to stop the epidemic spread of AIDS-related Myths, HIV-related Read more »

Workplace issues and HIV/AIDS

Posted by ScotCharles
...http://www.thebody.com/workplace.html Check out this link for workplace issues with HIV/AIDS. It is very thorough. Read more »

HIV/AIDS Blogging/Blogs

Posted by DaveyBoy, 2 Replies
...Blog is online (web based) journal or small blurbs people can read or comment. My HIV/AIDS blog is on http://hiv-aids.blog-city.com Other POZ blogz on http://www.HIVforum.com/blogs/ Read more »