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Triglycerides And Hiv

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High Triglycerides from HIV medications

I have been on Sustiva for about 10 yrs now (epzicom for about 6) recent labs show my trigs around 330, cholesterol around 210, LDL 113....I eat like a horse, very low fat diet, hardly any red meat, alot of salmon, tilapia,ground turkey, alot...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

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AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...the risk of lipoatrophy and hyperlipidemia. So we have more questions than answers when dealing with the metabolic effects of HIV medications. Good luck! Read more »

High Triglycerides & HIV

Dr. Gallant: I have a question on high triglycerides related to HIV.Brief history, current CD4... Read more »

Triglycerides

I have been poz since 1990. I have always been healthy. For the past 3 years I have been... Read more »
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The Well Project

Hyperlipidemia and HIV/AIDS: High Cholesterol and Triglycerides

...of bad fats andexcess sugar in your diet. See a registered dietitian to help you make goodchoices and plan your meals. Many AIDS service organizations have registereddietitians on staff who will see you free of charge. (For more info, see... Read more »
AIDS Treatment News

New Guidelines for Avoiding Heart Disease by Managing High Cholesterol, Triglycerides, or Related Problems in HIV

...persons with HIV. These guidelines were prepared by a team of clinical scientists on the Cardiovascular Subcommittee of the AIDS Clinical Trials Group (ACTG), who updated preliminary recommendations published in 2000. These guidelines also... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV and Cardiovascular Disease

... HIV and Cardiovascular Disease Why Should People With HIV Care About CVD? What Causes CVD? How Do We Measure CVD Risk? Read more »
The Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests I: Complete Blood Count and Blood Chemistry

...help you and your health care provider keep track ofhow you are doing in the following areas: Immune System Status How HIV is affecting your immune system If you need to start or switch HIV drugs Example of lab test: CD4 cell... Read more »
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