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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 »
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The U.S. National HIV/AIDS Strategy: What's Useful, What's Promising, What's Missing

Naina Khanna At the XVIII International AIDS Conference in Vienna, I caught up with Naina Khanna, director of policy and community organizing for WORLD (Women Organized to Respond to Life-threatening Disease) in Oakland, Calif. Khanna... 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 »
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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 questions here. Been reading and learning a lot.I am on Combivir and Sustiva and it is giving me dyslipidemia. My blood tests show that my triglycerides...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.To be clear, the reason why we worry about triglycerides and cholesterol is their relationship to <a href="http://myhivclinic.org/cardiovascular-disease" target=_new>cardiovascular disease</a>... Read more »

What's really important...viral load, cd4 cells or what?

I contracted the HIV virus in Dec 2006. I went on Atripla in November 2007 when my cd4 cells his the 400s. Here I am now with my viral load at undectable for almost a year now (it went to undectable within a month) and my cd4 cells are at 828 now....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
The viral load is the most important indicator of how well your antiretroviral regimen is working. It reflects how well your medications are controlling HIV replication. That your HIV plasma viral load declined rapidly within one month on Atripla to... Read more »

What,s the window period for HIV RNA nucleic acid testing?

Because I did one within 27 days and then a nucleic acid test around 8 weeks and around 11 weeks and 12 weeks, all came back negative. Now I can put this all behind me but after being raped at 35 years old and I'm a guy . and I have a partner...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
In theory, the HIV RNA test could be positive within a few hours or days after a person has become infected. The test is most useful early after infection, before the antibody test becomes positive. At later time points, the anitbody test is quite... Read more »
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Figures? what`s normal?... confused!

Posted by Dreamer76, 2 Replies
Hi Everyone,

Hope this message finds you well!! i`m looking for the openion of people who have more experience than myself living with HIV.

I was diagnosed on 20th Mar `09 (with a virus that`s resistant to alot of drugs) and have had 3 blood tests... Read more »

Ravi on vacation or what?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply

Hey Ravi on vacation??? Read more »

O.K. Triple, what's the deal?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
We're waiting; are you building the suspense?

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whats that

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
when they talk about 2 or more extra inguial sites have swollen nodes whats that mean

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