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Hiv And Diabetes Comorbidity

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HIV i-Base

Co-Morbidity and Late Presentation -- Findings From an Over 50s Cohort

The number of HIV positive patients accessing care in the UK who are aged over 50 years old has more than tripled between 2000-2009 from 2,432 to 12,063. Twenty percent of adults presenting for HIV care are now over 50. Previous cohort data showed... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Comorbidities and Depression in Older Adults With HIV

The authors undertook the current study to investigate whether the high rates of depression seen in older HIV-positive adults are associated with the number and types of comorbidities. The researchers used a non-parametric test of association and... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Earlier and Greater Comorbidities Reported in HIV-Positive Cohort

A study from Amsterdam reported significantly higher rates of health complications in HIV positive people. Judith Schouten and colleagues from the Academic Medical Centre in Amsterdam, reported on age-associated non-infectious co-morbidities in... Read more »
Ask the Experts


I was diagnosed sleep apnea in 2005 having been positive for 6 years and on ARV for 3 years then. I had tonsillectomy in May 2006. In the course of this time I have changed my drug regime twice. First was from Stocrin to Nevirapine because of the...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Some HIV+ persons who are doing well can have persistent enlarged lymphoid tissue including in the oral cavity. Sleep apnea can be a challenging disorder for which CPAP can provide symptomatic improvement and for which surgery is not always the... Read more »

17 y.o. female with comorbid Chron's, malabsorption =viral resistance

Do you have any suggestions for treatment? Presently on 40 mg. D4T q 12;40 mg. 3TC q 12; 1250 mg. NFV q 12; Prednisone 60 mg; cipro & Flagyl. Pt is allergic to Sulfa, Augmentin, Septra etc. Pt is > 90% adherent, body is failing to absorb...
Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

Response from Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

University of Utah, School of Medicine
We often worry about malabsorption in patients who have diarrhea, and especially those with small bowel disease. Obviously, you want to be really, really sure that adherence is not an issue, and in a 17 year old, I am a skeptic.You don't... Read more »

Can HIV cause Diabetes?

Yes, Say someone is HIV positive and does not know it, then gets sick with Diabetes. Can being HIV positive by itself without use of HIV medications cause a person to develope Diabetes..? It seems that people who are HIV positive have to take...
Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Response from Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Brown University School of Medicine
Please see the last posted question for a response to this.AF... Read more »

HIV and Diabetes

Dear Nelson,I was told by my HIV doc that I am pre-diabetic and that may progress to diabetes which he says is more common in HIV Poz patients which is something I never heard before.I do have several poz friends who developed diabetes a few years...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
MaxThanks for the great question.As you know by now, prediabetes is a condition in which blood glucose levels are higher than normal but not high enough for a diagnosis of diabetes. This condition is sometimes called impaired fasting glucose (IFG)... Read more »
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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 red, don't itch. Lacitc acidodsis or what???? Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Anybody out there managing both hiv and diabetes? Would like to start correspondence. Read more »

diabetes & hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does anybody know if having diabetes would effect hiv antibody production after infection??? I'm a juvenile diabetic who tested negative (ELISA) at 6 weeks and i'm so scared that my body hadn't developed antibodies yet. Please let me know if anyone... Read more »


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