Even in the modern treatment era, HIV-positive men who have sex with men are developing diabetes at an extremely high rate.
Long-term glucose disorders; anal vs. cervical HPV; PrEP adherence among U.S. veterans; economic incentives to spur HIV testing.
Researchers found that people who were cured of hepatitis C virus underwent "significant improvement" in blood sugar levels and in many cases participants' doctors were able to reduce the dose of medicines used to help control blood sugar.
Researchers working with a U.S. veterans group conducted a study to see how weight gain affects diabetes risk in veterans with and without HIV infection.
Diabetes mellitus occurs at an increased frequency in people with HIV infection and may develop at earlier stages than it does in the general population.
Diabetes prevalence stood at 10.3% among HIV-positive adults in a nationally representative U.S. sample, which was 3.8% higher than in the general population.
Saturn study researchers found that, on average, study participants who took rosuvastatin had their levels of bad cholesterol (LDL-C) fall between 20% and 25%.
Researchers in Italy have analyzed health-related information collected from HIV-positive people between 1997 and 2013, focusing on new cases of type 2 diabetes.
Cardiovascular disease, impaired renal function and diabetes all predicted cognitive impairment or performance in HIV-positive men with an undetectable viral load in Amsterdam's AGEhIV cohort.
Recent research comes from a switch study for tenofovir alafenamide (TAF), a new version of tenofovir, which showed a 2% improvement in bone density for those taking the new form of the drug.