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What Can You Do To Cure Dyslipidemia

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Extended-Release Niacin May Reduce HAART-Related Dyslipidemia

Hi Dr. Henry:I just read about this and wondered if you had ever heard of this before and whether anyone had been using this before the study?Extended-Release Niacin May Reduce HAART-Related DyslipidemiaNEW YORK (Reuters Health) Aug 12 -...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Yes I am familiar with that study out of Washington U in St. Louis. The ACTG is conducting a larger dose ranging study on the effects and safety of that form of niacin which clearly has side effects including aggravating a tendency to diabetes but... Read more »

On ARV and Battling Dyslipidemia

Hi, doc.First, thanks for your (and your The Body team's) responses to the people asking... Read more »

Side effects of Lopinavir/Ritonavir

Dear Dr HenryI am a practising HIV clinician in South Africa and am unsure as to how to attribute... Read more »
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High Prevalence of Obesity, Dyslipidemia and Inflammation Seen in Behaviorally Infected Adolescent Women

There's nothing like hearing the results of studies directly from those who actually conducted the research. In this interview, you'll meet one of these impressive HIV researchers and read her explanation of a study she presented at CROI 2009. My... Read more »
International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care

Metabolic Complications of HIV Therapy

Introduction HIV-Associated Lipodystrophy Insulin Resistance Dyslipidemia Hyperlactatemia and Lactic Acidosis Bone Disease References Introduction The use of effective antiretroviral therapy (ART) has resulted in tremendous... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Lexiva (Fosamprenavir Calcium) -- Dear Health Care Professional Letter

GlaxoSmithKline and FDA notified healthcare professionals of a potential association between Lexiva and myocardial infarction and dyslipidemia in HIV infected adults. GSK has modified the existing Warnings and Precautions section of the Prescribing... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Response to Newly Prescribed Lipid-Lowering Therapy in Patients With and Without HIV Infection

"Antiretroviral agents, particularly protease inhibitors (PIs), may adversely affect lipid levels in patients with HIV infection. However, it is not known whether HIV-associated dyslipidemia is more difficult to treat," the researchers explained.... Read more »
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Have we been over medicated all along?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Big pharma is going to love this study. This is amazing to me!

By Deborah Mitchell

DENVER (Reuters Health) - It may be possible to maintain long-term suppression of HIV and prevention of immune deterioration, while significantly reducing dyslipidemia,... Read more »