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Living with lipo won’t get long-term survivor Lillibeth Gonzalez down.
Lipodystrophy can lead to social withdrawal and loss of self-esteem.
Abnormal body fat distribution includes visceral fat and a hard belly.
Abnormal body fat distribution is still a concern for many people living with HIV.
This issue discusses lipodystrophy and HIV, including causes and treatments for abnormal changes such as visceral fat and hard belly.
Lipo can be a constant reminder of living with HIV and can lead to loss of self-esteem and social withdrawal.
Understanding lipodystrophy among people living with HIV, including visceral fat and hard belly.
Abnormal body fat changes remain a challenge for many people living with HIV.
HIV positive since at least 1982, he participated in the Pitt Men’s Study, a long-running AIDS research project.
People with the virus are living longer and are thus more likely to develop diabetes—plus certain HIV meds may also raise the risk.
A side effect of some HIV meds, lipodystrophy results in a redistribution of fat.
What is lipodystrophy and what causes it?
Lipodystrophy, or abnormal changes in fat distribution, is a common problem among people living with HIV.
While newer antiretrovirals have reduced the prevalence of lipodystrophy, a significant proportion of the HIV population still suffers from th...
A prominent AIDS activist is asking people with HIV and the organizations that serve them to sign on to a letter asking the agency that sets r...
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