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AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure CoastLipohypertrophy is the accumulation of visceral fat and is most closely linked to use of protease inhibitors. This intra-abdominal fat is located around the viscera, but most patients also have fatty infiltration of the liver as well. This pattern... Read more »
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A Closer Look at Egrifta, a Newly Approved Treatment for HIV-Associated Belly Fat Gain (Lipohypertrophy)For years now, it has been clear that HIV-positive people are especially prone to developing unusual increases of fat in specific parts of their bodies. What has been less clear is exactly what a person with this type of fat gain, known as... Read more »
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New Global Report Launched by the International AIDS Society Recommends a New Paradigm for Treating Injecting Drug Users: "Seek, Test, Treat and Retain"Vienna, Austria -- Against the backdrop of some of the globe's fastest growing HIV epidemics in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, a report launched today at the XVIII International AIDS conference (AIDS 2010) in Vienna makes the case for a new model... Read more »
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Posted by Choosing2Liv, 4 RepliesI faithfully work out three days a week and run at least a couple of miles the other four days. However, I seem to be gaining an unusual amount of weight. :(
A while back, someone used the term "lipohypertrophy" when discussing weight gain, so I... Read more »
Posted by Bear60http://www.thebody.com/lipo/overview.html
Its not a difference of weight loss and weight gain.
If you dont know the difference between "wasting" syndrone and lipoatrophy read this. If you think weight gain is a symptom of lipohypertrophy, then read... Read more »
Posted by franfrog, 2 Replies
Five (5) lessons to make you think about the way we treat people.
1 - First Important Lesson - Cleaning Lady.
During my second month of college, our professor
gave us a pop quiz. I was a conscientious student
and had breezed through the questions until... Read more »
Posted by jenniferdraperAbacavirLamivudine is used to treat HIV infection. This combination medication is used with other medications. It belongs to a class of drugs known as nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors. Read more »
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