Association between HIV replication and serum leptin levels: an observational study of a cohort of HIV-1-infected South African women

@inproceedings{Azzoni2010AssociationBH,
  title={Association between HIV replication and serum leptin levels: an observational study of a cohort of HIV-1-infected South African women},
  author={Livio Azzoni and Nigel J Crowther and Cindy Firnhaber and Andrea S. Foulkes and Xiangfan Yin and Deborah Kim Glencross and Robert Gross and Mitch D Kaplan and Emmanouil Papasavvas and Doreen Schulze and Wendy S. Stevens and Tessa van der Merwe and Rita Waisberg and Ian M. Sanne and Luis J Montaner},
  booktitle={Journal of the International AIDS Society},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND Advanced HIV infection can result in lipoatrophy and wasting, even in the absence of ongoing opportunistic infections, suggesting that HIV may directly affect adipose tissue amount and distribution. METHODS We assessed the relationship of fat (measured using anthropometry, DEXA, MRI scans) or markers related to glucose and lipid metabolism with viral load in a cross-sectional sample of 83 antiretroviral-naïve HIV-1-infected South African women. A multivariable linear model was… CONTINUE READING