Published in AIDS Weekly, July 12th, 2004
According to recent research published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, "The HIV-lipodystrophy syndrome is associated with fat redistribution and metabolic abnormalities, including insulin resistance (IR). The mechanisms and treatment strategies for IR in HIV-lipodystrophy are unclear, but data suggest that intramuscular lipids contribute to IR in this population. We previously showed that metformin and exercise improve hyperinsulinemia more than metformin alone in HIV-lipodystrophy."
"Now we investigate the effects of these treatment...
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