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Patient Adherence With Twice-Daily Dosing of Nelfinavir Equivalent to NNRTIs When Given in Combination With Dual NRTIs

Patient adherence with twice-daily dosing of nelfinavir (NLF) equivalent to non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NNRTI) when given in combination with dual nucleoside analogues (NRTI) (Poster, ThPeB4991) Authored by A. Luber, J. Mul...

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Lipodystrophy Syndrome Definition: a Search for Consistency

Lipodystrophy syndrome definition: a search for consistency (Poster, ThPp1436) Authored by W. Belloso, S. Ivalo, M. Perman, J. Tessler, A. Galich, E. Gonzalez Toledo, L. Barcan, L. Stern, L. Clara (Argentina) Body composition changes during a...

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The Prevalence of Hypogonadism in HIV-Infected Patients Receiving HAART

The prevalence of hypogonadism in HIV-infected patients receiving HAART (Poster Presentation TuPeB3180) Authored by M. Desyatnik, A. Baaj, A. Fisher (United States)

In this study we did a retrospective chart review of 88 male patients with HIV...

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Is it safe to consume OTC Aloe Vera Juice with

I was diagnosed with AIDS three months ago and have just begun a combination of Famvir, Zerit, Viracept, Epivir, and temporarily, Sulfameth/Trimethoprim to prevent pneumonia. I am not asking for advice as to whether Aloe Vera Juice is effective again...

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Another d4T/wasting question

Since being diagnosed in 2/99 (vl.= 51,000, cd4 = 200) I have been on Sustiva, 3Tc and d4T. I am relatively happy with the combination - have remained undetectable and, until recently, have experienced few side effects. Recently, however, I have been...

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Getting rid of crix belly.

I've noticed the fat in my face, arms and legs has pretty much gone and the gut is getting bigger. I am currently taking D4T, 3TC and Sustiva. I exercise regularly, running and playing racquetball and well as some weight training. Can I do anything h...

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Arthritis in HIV/AIDS Patients

Wanting to get further reference or other reading sources on arthritis and how this relates to the HIV patient?

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undecanoate vs. cypionate/enanthate

It seems I have a few options if I decide to start taking testosterone therapeutically for HIV: either orally (as undecanoate) or by injection (cypionate or enanthate). Can you tell me if the hepatoxicity and efficacy of both these methods is the sam...

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AIDS and Diabetes

My brother, a diabetic since childhood, has been diagnosed with full blown AIDS. Could you talk in general about the affects of appetite loss on one with diabetes and how that disease may complicate AIDS treatment?

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Activated Male Mammary Glands Coincides with Taking Dietary Supplement.

I have been infected with HIV for 8 years. For the past two I have been taking Crixivan, Zerit and Videx. My viral load is undetectable and my CD4s over 1000. I had lost a lot of muscle mass in my legs and behind and so began an exercise program 12 ...