Published in AIDS Weekly, February 16th, 2004
"Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-lipodystrophy is a syndrome characterized by changes in fat distribution and insulin resistance," endocrinologists in the United States explained. "Prior studies suggest markedly reduced growth hormone (GH) levels in association with excess visceral adiposity among patients with HIV-lipodystrophy."
P. Koutkia and colleagues at Harvard University "investigated mechanisms of altered GH secretion in a population of 13 male HIV-infected patients with evidence of fat redistribution, compared with 10...
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