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People With Lipodystrophy

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What percentage of people develops Lipodystrophy?

A simple and plai question:What percentage of people develops Lipodystrophy?Robert
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Response from Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Cornell University, Weill Medical College
...deserves a simple answer, but unfortunately that's not possible in this area. The studies show a wide range of incidence of lipodystrophy, from less than 10% all the way up to close to 80%. It depends a lot upon who is doing the evaluation for... Read more »

What percentage of people develops Lipodystrophy? II

What percentage of people (on HAARt - d4t, 3tc and Sustiva) develops Lipodystrophy?Robert Read more »

Length of time before lipodystrophy sets in

Hello,I am a neonatal nurse and long-time reader of your site currently receiving a 30 day course... Read more »
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"Switch" Studies for People with Lipodystrophy

...Switching may or may not effect fat redistribution. Switching doesn't necessarily lead to a loss of viral control. Many people are considering or have already switched to a regimen without protease inhibitors in hopes of reversing fat... Read more »
The Body

Medicare Expands Coverage for Treating Facial Lipodystrophy Syndrome in People Living With HIV

...leave people living with HIV looking gaunt and seriously ill, which may stigmatize them as part of their HIV-infection status. Individuals who take these medications and experience facial LDS side effects may suffer psychological effects related... Read more »
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Medicare Expands Coverage for Treating Facial Lipodystrophy Syndrome in People Living With HIV the cheeks. In some cases, facial LDS may be a side effect of certain kinds of medications (antiretroviral therapies) that individuals receive as part of an HIV infection treatment regimen. The facial LDS can leave people living with HIV... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FDA Approves Egrifta for Treatment of Lipodystrophy in People With HIV

... On November 10, 2010, the Food and Drug Administration approved Egrifta (tesamorelin) to treat HIV patients with lipodystrophy, a condition in which excess fat develops in different areas of the body, most notably around the liver, stomach, and... Read more »
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Lipodystrophy and relationships

Posted by capri75
...they have lipodystrophy even thought they have healthy blood counts and full of energy. Anyone who knows a dating sites for people with lipodystrophy? Read more »

can you avoid lipodystrophy?

Posted by hopefulone, 4 Replies
...s there a way you can avoid or lesson the impact of lipodystrophy if on atripla? good diet and regular exercise? or regardless of exercise and diet youre going to change? Read more »

Is the Viral Load really undetectable.

Posted by Atheena, 1 Reply
...Lipodystrophy /atrophy and as I understand, some of the HAART combos cause the Lipodystrophy. What I do not understand is the people who are not on meds are suffering the same fate with the atrophy. If the virus is not active and undetectable,... Read more »

Mystery Diagnosis casting- Lipodystrophy Stories

Posted by mysteryd08
...We are currently casting for the eighth season of Mystery Diagnosis. We profile stories of people dealing with rare medical conditions or diseases who have struggled to find a diagnosis, and have been misdiagnosed in some way. Read more »