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Weight Gain and Obesity in People with HIV


Published Date: 07/11/2022

Expiration Date: 05/17/2025

CE Credit: CME:1


Todd T. Brown,MD, PhD

Todd Brown, MD, PhD is the primary endocrine consultant to the Johns Hopkins HIV Clinic. His research focuses on metabolic, endocrine, and skeletal abnormalities observed in HIV-infected patients. He is the co-chair of the Executive Committee of the MACS WIHS Combined Cohort Study and has served in leadership positions for the ACTG. He has mentored multiple trainees from across the country and around the world in the area of HIV Comorbidities and Aging. He has published widely on the topic of HIV and endocrine conditions and lectures internationally on this and other issues related to metabolic diseases in HIV. 

Learning Objectives

  • Review the current evidence regarding the impact of ART and specific ART medications on body weight.
  • Understand the impact of weight gain and adipose distribution on clinical outcomes.
  • Know the optimal approaches to weight gain prevention and treatment in PWH.
  • Be aware of new treatments that are being developed for weight loss.

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