Lipid metabolism in treated HIV Infection.

  title={Lipid metabolism in treated HIV Infection.},
  author={Michael Dube and Joseph J Cadden},
  journal={Best practice & research. Clinical endocrinology & metabolism},
  volume={25 3},
Patients infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) are prone to a great number of lipid and lipoprotein disturbances, as a result of both the infection itself and direct effects on lipid metabolism from the drugs used to treat HIV infection. These lipid disorders account for at least part of the increased risk of cardiovascular disease seen in this population. In general, evaluation and interventions for dyslipidemia in HIV-infected individuals should follow guidelines established… CONTINUE READING
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