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Is it Fat
     or VAT?

Don't take VAT as something you have to accept.

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Is it Fat
or VAT?

Don't take VAT as something you have to accept.

If you have HIV, it’s important to know the difference

Visceral adipose tissue (VAT) isn’t just “regular” fat. VAT is a hard fat that can be found around organs, mostly in the abdomen (stomach) area.

In excess, VAT may be associated with serious health issues. Learn why it may be important to manage.

Take a Deeper Look

This short video illustrates why it may be important to recognize and manage excess VAT.

Take a Deeper Look

This short video illustrates why it may be important to recognize and manage excess VAT.

Living with HIV today?

For many, management of HIV focuses on dealing with side effects associated with HIV and its treatment, including excess belly fat. To learn more, request a presentation from one of our nurse educators:

VATeducation@FME.theratech.com Download PDF

When HIV is under control, you can focus on healthy aging.

Find out how you can lead a healthier lifestyle.


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Many people who are treated for HIV have too much VAT

Get the facts about VAT and why you may be at risk.

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KEEP IN MIND THAT REDUCING EXCESS VAT MAY NOT
DECREASE THE RISK OF OTHER HEALTH ISSUES .

This information is provided for educational purposes only and not to serve as medical advice. Please consult a healthcare professional for individual treatment options.

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