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    Blood pressure is the force that the beating heart causes in the arteries, veins, and blood vessels that carry blood around the body. If you have high...

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    Blood pressure is the force that the beating heart causes in the arteries, veins, and blood vessels that carry blood around the body. Blood pressure is measured...

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  • Diabetes

    Diabetes is a condition where the amount of glucose in the body is too high because the body cannot use it properly. Diabetes exists in two...

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  • HIV treatment, metabolic changes and ageing

    Anti-HIV drugs can cause changes inside your body, known as metabolic changes. These can include: changes to blood fats (also called lipids), such as having too much low-density (LDL, or...

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  • Diabetes

    Diabetes is a disease where the body does not produce enough, or does not respond to the hormone insulin. This affects the regulation of the...

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  • With advances in HIV care, survivors face other disease risks

    As effective treatments for HIV become more widely available in low-income and middle-income countries, there's an urgent need to assess and manage health risks in the growing number of people living with HIV. An update on non-communicable diseases among HIV-positive populations in low-income and middle-income countries appears as a supplement to in JAIDS: Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes. The journal is published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, a part of Wolters Kluwer Health.

    14 August 2014 | Eurekalert Medicine & Health
  • As a doctor, I’d rather have HIV than diabetes

    One of the most feared diseases in the world is now, for British doctors, a manageable chronic condition. It’s a triumph we’re oddly scared to talk about

    17 April 2014 | The Spectator
  • Cardiovascular disease in people with HIV

    This issue of Research Initiative, Treatment Action (RITA!) carefully examines evidence from well over 100 studies on cardiovascular risk factors and the impact of individual and combined antiretrovirals on the heart.This RITA! also features an interview with the University of Wisconsin’s James Stein, perhaps the leading authority on cardiovascular disease in people with HIV. Stein offers frank and insightful answers to questions on cardiovascular risk, screening adults and children, the Framingham score, lipid targets, aspirin prophylaxis, and smoking.

    20 June 2013 | RITA! / Center for AIDS Information and Advocacy
  • Less South Africans Dying of HIV/Aids, but More of Diabetes

    Government's annual death report has confirmed the trend that less South Africans have been dying of HIV/AIDS-related diseases. However, more people are dying of non-communicable diseases such as diabetes. ...

    11 April 2013 | AllAfrica.com
  • Protein Structure Discovery Could Lead to Better Treatments for HIV, Early Aging

    Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have determined the molecular structure of a protein whose mutations have been linked to several early aging diseases, and to side effects of common HIV and AIDS medications.

    11 April 2013 | University of Virginia press release
  • Every year of statin therapy boosts diabetes risk 10% in US HIV cohort

    Every year of treatment with lipid-lowering statins boosted the risk of diabetes 10% in members of the HIV Outpatient Study (HOPS). The results confirm an earlier finding of self-reported diabetes associated with statin use in a large general-population study of US postmenopausal women, but the impact of statins seemed more modest in the HOPS analysis.

    07 March 2013 | EATG / NATAP
  • D:A:D model is good predictor of diabetes in HIV-positive people

    A model developed by the Data Collection on Adverse events of Anti-HIV Drugs (D:A:D) study group proved a good predictor of diabetes in HIV-positive people, better than the Framingham model in certain circumstances.

    09 November 2012 | International AIDS Society
  • NHS 'wastes billions on diabetes'

    The bulk of the £9.8bn the NHS spends on diabetes each year is wasted - and the disease could cost it a sixth of its entire budget by 2035, says a report.

    25 April 2012 | BBC Health
  • HIV Exacerbates Heart Risk from Hypertension

    Elevated blood pressure may warrant more aggressive management in HIV-positive individuals, suggest results from a cohort study reported at the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections.

    22 March 2012 | Family Practice News Digital Network
  • Why are children missing from WHO targets on non-infectious diseases?

    Children die from cancer, heart disease and other non-infectious illnesses but they are in danger of being forgotten as global targets for action are drawn up, say health groups

    20 March 2012 | The Guardian
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