Infectious Diseases

Weight Gain, Incident Glucose Disorders Associated With Long-Term HIV Therapy in Men

Weight Gain, Incident Glucose Disorders Associated With Long-Term HIV Therapy in Men

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Even modest gains in abdominal fat in HIV-positive men undergoing long-term viral treatment are associated with the development of diabetes.

Sulfonylureas May Increase Tuberculosis Risk in Type 2 Diabetes

Sulfonylureas May Increase Tuberculosis Risk in Type 2 Diabetes

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Patients with type 2 diabetes treated with sulfonylureas may be at a higher risk of contracting tuberculosis, compared with patients treated with metformin.

Type 1 Diabetes Associated With Higher Rates of Serious Infection

Type 1 Diabetes Associated With Higher Rates of Serious Infection

Patients with diabetes had higher rates for all 19 infection categories with the highest incidence rate ratios seen for bone and joint infections, sepsis, and cellulitis.

BMD Loss Slowed With Delayed Antiretroviral Therapy in HIV

BMD Loss Slowed With Delayed Antiretroviral Therapy in HIV

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Researchers examined the benefits and risks associated with delaying ART initiation to slow bone mineral density loss.

BMD of Femoral Neck Declines Twice as Fast in HIV-Infected Women

BMD of Femoral Neck Declines Twice as Fast in HIV-Infected Women

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Bone mineral density of the femoral neck, a significant predictor of fracture risk, declined nearly twice as quickly in HIV-infected women compared with HIV-infected men.

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