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Tenofovir For A Diabetic

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Lipoatrophy or Nephrotoxicity?

I've been hiv + for about 2 years, and I'm on treatment for 3 months. I'm using the following combination: Tenofovir + Lamivudine + Efavirenz.Tenofovir is recognized for haven a lower risk of lipoatrophy, but, it can be toxic for the kidneys. Since...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...overall over the first 5+ years of use though risk is higher if other risk factors for kidney disease exist (ie hypertension or diabetes). The risk of lipoatrophy for tenofovir is modest to low and similar overall to risk seen with abacavir. ... Read more »

Tenofovir & Kidney Function - Latest Studies

It's been known for some time that there is a connection between tenofovir (Viread) and kidney... Read more »

Tenofovir (truvada) and kidney disease - prevention

I'm a 31 male and had seroconversion illness about a year ago. I started meds, Isentress (2... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Age, Tenofovir and the Kidneys

...One of these conditions is chronic kidney disease (CKD). In HIV negative people, CKD is linked to the following conditions: diabetes higher-than-normal blood pressure cardiovascular disease Doctors and their HIV positive patients are... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

A Large Study Looks at Tenofovir and Kidney Health

...positive people enter the medical health care system. Moreover, the researchers add that in people with certain features (such as diabetes, being 50 years or older, high blood pressure) perhaps frequent monitoring of eGFR and adjustment of... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV/AIDS and Diabetes: Minimizing Risk, Optimizing Care

...disorders of glucose metabolism in people with HIV/AIDS contains conflicting messages. Some studies indicate an increased risk of diabetes mellitus (generally referred to simply as "diabetes") in people taking HAART, specifically protease... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

EuroSIDA Study Finds a Signal of Kidney Toxicity With Tenofovir or Atazanavir

... 90% used anti-HIV therapy CD4+ count: 450 cells 22% had high blood pressure (a risk factor for kidney damage) 5% had diabetes (another risk factor for kidney damage) Participants were monitored for an average of four years. ... Read more »
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What should I think?

Posted by motherinlaw, 9 Replies
I will try not to make this too son called yesterday and told me his wife was not doing well. My HIV negative son and three HIV negative grandchildren may soon lose their HIV positive wife and mother. My son and daughter-in-law seem not to... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Anybody out there managing both hiv and diabetes? Would like to start correspondence. Read more »

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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
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