Metabolic Complications of HIV and AIDS.

  title={Metabolic Complications of HIV and AIDS.},
  author={Alison Strawford and Marc K. Hellerstein},
  journal={Current infectious disease reports},
  volume={3 2},
Nutritional problems in the patient with HIV/AIDS may include both wasting and the more recently described lipodystrophy syndromes, which are complex disorders of body composition and metabolism associated with antiretroviral therapy. In this paper we review the pathophysiology and treatment options for both wasting and lipodystrophy.