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Researchers analyzed data on people living with HIV in the United Kingdom, Ireland and the Netherlands.
People with the virus are living longer and are thus more likely to develop diabetes—plus certain HIV meds may also raise the risk.
Treatment with the diabetes drug metformin prevented the progression of coronary atherosclerosis in a study of people living with HIV.
People with HIV and metabolic syndrome who combined the diabetes drug Glucophage may be able to stave off signs of cardiovascular disease.
Your waist circumference combined with your triglyceride level can help determine if you’re at an increased risk for cardiovascular disease.
Egrifta (tesamorelin), a drug approved to reduce gut fat accumulation, also reduces cellular inflammation.
Though nearly two thirds of women in a large study had low vitamin D levels—a risk factor for bone and heart problems—the HIV-posi...
HIV-positive people with vitamin D deficiency were far more likely to also have type 2 diabetes than people who were not vitamin D deficient,...
People with higher HIV levels are more likely to have a cluster of symptoms—called metabolic syndrome—associated with cardiovascul...
A high percentage of people with HIV who are 50 or older have metabolic syndrome—which can include belly fat accumulation, high blood pr...
Strength training—which primarily involves lifting weights—leads to greater loss of total body fat than endurance training—i...
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