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Dealing With Diabetes When You Are Hiv Positive

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Ten year type 1 Diabetic with positive HIV for 4 monthswith

I'm aware of developing diabetes as a complication of AIDS therapy (anti-retroviral and protease inhibitors), but need information on the effect of HIV infection on pre-existing Type 1 diabetes and vice-versa. Since diabetes is immunosuppressive,...
Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Response from Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Brown University School of Medicine
...Real good question. No clear answer however. The interest in diabetes has mainly occured in the last 5 years (post protease inhibitors) becuase of the now well confirmed relationship of PIs and the Read more »


I was diagnosed with AIDS in 1998. I began pill coctail therapy immediately but recently my doctor... Read more »

hiv, diabetes, need to gain weight

My husband was just diagnosed with diabetes. He has been HIV positive for 14 years. He has always... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Protease Inhibitor Use and the Incidence of Diabetes Mellitus in a Large Cohort of HIV-Infected Women

...Newly diagnosed diabetes mellitus (DM), exacerbations of preexisting DM, hyperlipidemia, and fat redistribution syndromes have been described among protease Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV/AIDS and Diabetes: Minimizing Risk, Optimizing Care

...coronary heart disease risk. Diabetes Care 27(12):2898-2904. December 2004. Kjos, S. and others. Contraception and the risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus in Latina women with prior gestational diabetes mellitus. Journal of the American Medical... Read more »
The Body PRO

Diabetes Risk Appears Lower for HIV-Infected Patients Than Uninfected Patients Adeel Butt with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System. We looked at the risk of diabetes mellitus in HIV-infected and uninfected people. 1 The study was conducted in the Veterans Aging Cohort... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Stavudine, Other Antiretrovirals Tied to New Onset Diabetes in HIV

...significantly associated with diabetes after adjustment for risk factors for diabetes and lipids. Adjustment for lipodystrophy did not modify the relationship, suggesting that the two thymidine analogs probably directly contribute to insulin... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Anybody out there managing both hiv and diabetes? Would like to start correspondence. Read more »

hiv and diabetes

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I'm on HIV and type II diabetes meds, and for the past month intermittently get small welts on my legs that last about 2 hours then go away. They're round Read more »


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Posted by Mssimone, 4 Replies
...the right thing for me I fill out the paper work. It asked "Any health problems or disease" and of course I did not lie, Im HIV positive and also PRE-Diabetic. Handed the clip board back to the employee and she took one look at it and called 2... Read more »