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Losing weight and reversing obesity might seem straightforward: Eat fewer calories than you burn. But that’s not as easy as it sounds.
Certain drugs in this class may increase the likelihood of diabetes and hypertension, but cardiovascular risk factors can be managed.
North American survey finds 76% have impaired physical, mental, sexual or overall health.
Scientists are looking at whether blocking the receptor PCSK9 could reduce heart disease in people living with HIV.
White men and smokers are more likely to have arterial plaque despite low cardiovascular risk scores.
Overweight and obesity are linked to a host of health problems.
High blood pressure, diabetes, lung disease and cardiovascular disease are all more prevalent among women with HIV.
As with HIV-negative individuals, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is tied to diabetes and irregular blood lipids in those with HIV.
Researchers sought to model the future rates of conditions such as chronic kidney disease and high blood pressure among people with HIV.
Antiretrovirals likely drive up rates, both directly and by helping people live long enough to develop high blood pressure.
Having an undetectable viral load did not change the risk, which nevertheless was not as severe as the risk tied to diabetes.
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is more common among those with the virus compared with the general population.
A realization that I needed to incorporate self-care to be healthy once again.
A long-term study also found that superinfection—acquiring a second strain of HIV—was not a risk for the transplantees.
The virus is as strongly associated with irregular heartbeat as with high blood pressure.
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