Published in AIDS Weekly, March 27th, 2006
"The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-lipodystrophy syndrome is associated with fat redistribution and metabolic abnormalities, including insulin resistance. Increased intramyocellular lipid (IMCL) concentrations are thought to contribute to insulin resistance, being linked to metabolic and body composition variables," researchers in the United States noted.
M. Torriani and colleagues of Massachusetts General Hospital wrote, "We examined 46 women: HIV infected with fat redistribution (n=25), and age-and body mass index-matched HIV-negative controls (n=21). IMCL was measured...
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