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STAYING FIT & HEALTHY WHILE AGING WITH HIV

Lecture Agenda: Weight Gain in the New HIV Era- Review of Studies Preventing Heart Disease Reducing Visceral Fat Healthy Nutrition Tips Exercise Tips Weight Loss Medications Hormone Balance Sleep- The Pillar of Health Resources Weight Gain in HIV: Then and Now 1996- 2006: Weight gain was characterized by accumulation in the visceral and cervical area …

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How to Decrease HIV Related Belly Fat Accumulation

In the mid-90s with the advent of the first antiretroviral (AVR) drug combination therapies, Kaposi‚Äôs sarcoma (KS) lesions and lipodystrophy (wasting away of body fat) rapidly faded from public consciousness as signs of HIV infection. Only to be replaced by another symptom that can powerfully impact the health and appearance and health of the HIV …

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HIV Lipodystrophy Update: Interview with Researcher Dr. Grace McComsey

HIV Lipodystrophy Update: Interview with Researcher Dr. Grace McComsey Dr. Grace McComsey has been involved in HIV research for 16 years, 12 of those as an NIH-funded principal investigator. Her work has focused on the investigations on lipodystrophy and metabolic complications in HIV. Her work was paramount in showing the link between nucleoside inhibitor-induced mitochondrial …

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New Bill Mandates Coverage of HIV Lipodystrophy Treatments

Ben Klein, a Senior Attorney from GLAD.org speaks about the new bill approved in the state of Massachusetts in Aug. 2016 that mandates several insurance carriers in that state to reimburse cost for HIV related lipodystrophy therapies and how activists can advocate for similar bills in other states. California is also trying to get a …

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Interview with Dr Gerald Pierone About HIV Lipodystrophy Options

Nelson Vergel, director of Program for Wellness Restoration, interviews Dr Pierone about his long experience treating patients with HIV facial lipoatrophy and his upcoming study for patients with HIV related abdominal fat accumulation. His website is www.FacialRejuvenationFL.com You can also ask him questions on TheBody.com. You can also find more info on PoWeR’s site www.FacialWasting.org …

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Update on Egrifta for the reduction of visceral fat accumulation associated with HIV lpodystrophy

Serono launched Egrifta this month. Doctors are calling in the number included in the link below to get the paper work started for insurance reimbursement. It seems that some insurance companies are  already starting to pay for it, but high copays may be required. Serono has a $200 copay assistance per prescription. The total yearly …

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