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What Is Lipodystrophy Syndrome

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Lipodystrophy, Syndrome X, and chromium deficiency

I just saw a report on CBS about recent research (at the University of Vermont, I believe) that treatment with chromium was shown to stabilize blood sugar and reduce body fat in people with Syndrome X. Since similarities have been noted between...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The data is somewhat soft on this. Chromium is found in brewer's yeast and meats/cheeses. Low chromium could result in insulin resistance and lipid elevations. Supplementing with vitamins ads 15-100micrograms with the RDA= 50-200 micrograms. ... Read more »

Lipo and labs

Are there any signs in my labs that would predict lipodistrophy problems? Would a good diet be... Read more »

fat in the neck

i need to have this removed makes me look oled and not attractive and is hurting my esteem Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Insulin Resistance in HIV Lipodystrophy Syndrome

...Disease Cases Jumped 50 Percent From 1999 Russians Admit to 300,000 HIV Cases Insulin Resistance in HIV Lipodystrophy Syndrome Previous Updates Read more »
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Lipodystrophy Syndrome(s)

...the Seattle group. Changes in these markers (the way the body uses fats and sugars) are believed to be part of lipodystrophy syndrome. Another small study suggests that using human growth hormone (rHGH) may benefit people with fat accumulation.... Read more »
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Reconstructive Treatments for Facial Lipodystrophy Syndrome

... Issue: Reconstructive treatments for Facial Lipodystrophy Syndrome generally involve injecting various substances to supplement or fill out certain contours of the face. Lipodystrophy Syndrome Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Lipodystrophy Syndrome and Self-Assessment of Well-Being and Physical Appearance in HIV-Positive Patients

...antiretroviral therapy (HAART), the efficacy of treatment of HIV infection has improved dramatically. Since 1997, lipodystrophy syndrome (LDS) has become a growing problem in HIV-positive patients treated with HAART. LDS consists of the elements... Read more »
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Lipodystrophy and relationships

Posted by capri75
...Anyone out there who has experienced a feeling of neglect in a relationship because 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 »

LIPODYSTROPHIE

Posted by easteurope, 1 Reply
LIPO - is this our future ? http://www.lipodistrofia.info/player.php Read more »

Lyposuction and Lipodystrophy

Posted by HHHEY
...Does anyone have any information as to the pro's and con's of having lyposuction when you are dealing with onset Lipodystrophy. Side effects, long term concerns, etc? Read more »

lipodystrophy

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
anyone who will talk about this? Read more »