Metabolic syndrome before and after initiation of antiretroviral therapy in treatment-naive HIV-infected individuals.

@article{Krishnan2012MetabolicSB,
  title={Metabolic syndrome before and after initiation of antiretroviral therapy in treatment-naive HIV-infected individuals.},
  author={Supriya Krishnan and Jeffrey Thomas Schouten and Benjamin E. Atkinson and Todd T. Brown and David A Wohl and Grace A. Mccomsey and Marshall Jay Glesby and Cecilia Shikuma and Richard Haubrich and Pablo Tebas and Thomas B. Campbell and Denise L. Jacobson},
  journal={Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes},
  year={2012},
  volume={61 3},
  pages={381-9}
}
BACKGROUND Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is a cluster of risk factors for cardiovascular disease and diabetes, many of which are associated with HIV and antiretroviral therapy (ART). We examined prevalence and incidence of MetS and risk factors for MetS in ART-naive HIV-infected individuals starting ART. METHODS MetS, defined by the Adult Treatment Panel III… CONTINUE READING