HIV infection, immune suppression, and uncontrolled viremia are associated with increased multimorbidity among aging injection drug users.

@article{Salter2011HIVII,
  title={HIV infection, immune suppression, and uncontrolled viremia are associated with increased multimorbidity among aging injection drug users.},
  author={Megan L Salter and Bryan Lau and Vivian F Go and Shruti H Mehta and Gregory D Kirk},
  journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America},
  year={2011},
  volume={53 12},
  pages={1256-64}
}
BACKGROUND Despite an increasing burden of age-associated non-AIDS outcomes, few studies have investigated the prevalence or correlates of multimorbidity among aging human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected and epidemiologically comparable at-risk populations. METHODS Among 1262 AIDS Linked to the IntraVenous Experience (ALIVE) study participants followed in a community-based observational cohort, we defined the prevalence of 7 non-AIDS-defining chronic conditions (diabetes, obstructive… CONTINUE READING
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