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Bone Cement Injections Show Success as Facial Wasting Treatment

Facial atrophy, which can give patients being treated with AIDS drugs a gaunt appearance, can be successfully treated with injections of solution containing polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA), a type of bone cement, Dr. M.S. Serra announced at the 15th In...

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A HAART Regimen With Lower Metabolic Effect: Nevirapine Plus Non-Thymidine Analog NRTIs

As highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) prolongs survival and the HIV-infected population ages, issues surrounding the lipid effects of various regimens have become increasingly important. While we tend to think of all protease inhibitors and...

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Vitamins, Exercise May Help Metabolic Disorders

F. Patrick Robinson, Ph.D., R.N., A.C.R.N., a biobehavioral research fellow at the University of Illinois-Chicago, spoke about HIV-related metabolic abnormalities and exercise at the 2003 Association of Nurses in AIDS Care conference held in New York...

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Managing Metabolic Syndrome and Lowering Cardiovascular Risk

Can changing your lifestyle or switching antiretrovirals help lower your cardiovascular risk?

Evidence continues to accumulate that HIV does indeed increase the likelihood of coronary heart disease (CHD) and stroke, with HAART (highly active antiret...

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The FDA Has Accepted the Filing for an Injectable Poly-L-Lactic Acid Called "Sculptra" to Treat Facial Lipoatrophy

Berwyn, PA -- Dermik Laboratories, the U.S. dermatology arm of Aventis (another pharmaceutical company), announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for filing and granted expedited review of the company's Premarket ...

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No Lipodystrophy Yet Seen With Regimens Including Enfuvirtide

There has been a lot of concern regarding the contribution of many antivirals to changes in body shape -- specifically the changes in body fat called lipodystrophy. While enfuvirtide (T-20, Fuzeon) is an antiviral, it works by a completely different ...

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Predicting Lipoatrophy After Treatment Initiation

I liked this study. Mustafa Noor and the Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS) group did a post-hoc analysis of a recent, large, randomized trial that compared the use of the currently available formulation of stavudine (d4T, Zerit) and stavudine extended relea...

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Insulin Resistance and Diabetes

Introduction Blood Glucose Abnormalities: The Basics Insulin Resistance and HIV Causes of Blood Glucose Disorders Diagnosis and Monitoring Management of Blood Glucose Abnormalities Conclusion Selected Sources

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Sublime Versus Simple Side Effect Stories (or, Forget the Adiponectin, Just Stop Smoking) -- 5th International Workshop on Adverse Drug Reactions and Lipodystrophy in HIV

Introduction Glitazones and Statins Why NRTIs Do What They Do? Picking and Switching NRTIs Eyes on PIs and NNRTIs Foucalt's Pendulum References and Notes

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Overview of Metabolic Complications in HIV Disease

Chris Wanke from Tufts and Peter Weiss from the University of Amsterdam were given the challenging task of summarizing and synthesizing the state of knowledge on the subject of metabolic abnormalities as seen in the setting of HIV infection and its t...