The relation between long-term cortisol levels and the metabolic syndrome in HIV-infected patients.

@article{Langerak2015TheRB,
  title={The relation between long-term cortisol levels and the metabolic syndrome in HIV-infected patients.},
  author={Thomas Langerak and Lennert W. J. van den Dries and Vincent L. Wester and Sabine M. Staufenbiel and Laura Manenschijn and Elisabeth F. C. van Rossum and Eric van Gorp},
  journal={Clinical endocrinology},
  year={2015},
  volume={83 2},
  pages={167-72}
}
OBJECTIVE Patients infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) have an increased risk of metabolic complications such as dyslipidaemia, insulin resistance and hypertension; symptoms that are also associated with an excess of the hormone cortisol. We studied the relationship between long-term cortisol levels and metabolic syndrome (MetS) in HIV… CONTINUE READING