Lipodystrophy means abnormal fat changes. This article addresses treatments for fat loss, or lipoatrophy.
Submitted on : Oct 18, 2016
Get basic information about a variety of approaches to treating the metabolic changes that may result from living with HIV or taking HIV drugs.
Submitted on : Oct 18, 2016
Learn about a variety of treatments for fat gain, or lipohypertrophy.
Submitted on : Oct 18, 2016
Get basic information about lipodystrophy: body shape changes, metabolic complications, and causes and treatment of fat loss and fat gain.
Submitted on : Oct 17, 2016
Learn what hyperlipidemia is, how to know if you have it, and options for lowering your lipid levels, including important tips on dietary fats.
Submitted on : Sep 7, 2016
Get basic facts about heart disease – what it is, symptoms of heart attack, HIV and heart disease, how to reduce your risk factors, and more.
Submitted on : Jan 8, 2016
I have Hyperadiposity, one of the 2 sub-definitions of this complication of HIV (lipodystrophy), excess fat in my belly and back. Did it come from the Crixivan I took many years ago or is it a...
Submitted on : Sep 12, 2012
(Dr Albert Canas applies Sculptra in my face) Yes , many people are very afraid to start their HIV medications because of lipoatrophy or lipodistrophy (fat loss or gaining fat in some areas). Well...
Submitted on : Oct 3, 2011

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