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Data from 42,000 people with HIV suggest that income and Medicaid coverage play a role in unintentional weight loss.
Older HIV drugs are in part to blame for the rising rate, but newer medications, like integrase inhibitors, are not.
The small single-site study will need to be replicated in a larger group of adolescents.
Another reason to hit the leg presses and pull-downs: They may improve your strength and endurance as you age.
Some HIV meds are linked to weight gain, but we don’t yet know why.
Ask POZ is an ongoing section on POZ.com dedicated to answering general wellness questions.
This special issue of POZ Focus is dedicated to understanding lipodystrophy among people living with HIV.
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.
The injectable hormone helps reduce inflammation and fibrosis associated with NAFLD in this population.
A discussion about hard belly and visceral fat
Understanding lipodystrophy among people living with HIV, including 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.
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