Prevalence and incidence of diabetes in HIV-infected minority patients on protease inhibitors.

  title={Prevalence and incidence of diabetes in HIV-infected minority patients on protease inhibitors.},
  author={Behrouz Salehian and Josephine Bilas and Mohsen Bazargan and Mohammad Amir Abbasian},
  journal={Journal of the National Medical Association},
  volume={97 8},
In HIV-infected patients, the use of protease inhibitors (PIs) is associated with a constellation of abdominal obesity; buffalo hump; decreased facial and subcutaneous fat; hyperlipidemia and type-2 diabetes mellitus, a so-called HAART-associated dysmetabolic syndrome. The incidence and prevalence of one of its components, the type-2 diabetes mellitus, among minority population is unknown. In August and September 1999, we reviewed 101 charts of HIV-infected patients who visited an inner-city… CONTINUE READING
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