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A discussion about hard belly and visceral fat
Understanding lipodystrophy among people living with HIV, including hard belly and visceral fat.
Lipo can be a constant reminder of living with HIV and can lead to loss of self-esteem and social withdrawal.
This special issue of POZ Focus is dedicated to understanding lipodystrophy among people living with HIV.
This issue discusses lipodystrophy and HIV, including causes and treatments for abnormal changes such as hard belly and visceral fat.
Abnormal body fat changes remain a challenge for many people living with HIV.
The injectable hormone was approved to treat excess abdominal fat in those with antiretroviral-associated lipodystrophy.
A psychoanalyst’s insight on major issues facing people with HIV
The Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections in Seattle saw many important studies that are advancing the fight against HIV.
A large, ongoing study of people with HIV found that only a couple of older antiretrovirals were linked to high blood pressure.
People with the virus are living longer and are thus more likely to develop diabetes—plus certain HIV meds may also raise the risk.
Truvada appeared to temporarily prevent some weight gain and reduce cholesterol slightly in a recent study.
I know it won’t solve all my lipodystrophy challenges, but I’m feeling desperate to improve my body. Do you relate?
Taking Egrifta and getting CoolSculpt: Is this a midlife crisis or a healthy reality?
Glenna McCarthy makes the case that despite living with HIV, lipodystrophy and aging, she is at her best right now.
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