HIV

HIV or Human Immunodeficiency Virus is a virus that spreads via certain body fluids and weakens the body’s immune system.

Monitoring Triglycerides is Important in HIV Disease

The Importance of Elevated Triglycerides Insulin resistance is the cause of type II diabetes, heart disease, chronic kidney disease and most cases of high blood pressure.  These conditions are dangerous and occur much more frequently in patients with HIV Disease than in the general population.  The main reason for this is insulin resistance. Triglyceride elevation …

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ALERT: Please Read This If You Are A Patient With HIV Infection

On Tuesday, February 23, the Food and Drug Administration issued a warning about the potential of life-threatening heart risks when combining two common HIV drugs.  Both of these drugs, Saquinavir (Inverase) and Ritonavir (Norvir) are protease inhibitors and when used together have been demonstrated to lead to sudden death from a condition known as Cardiac …

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