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DEFINITION

  • Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a retrovirus that causes AIDS by infecting helper T cells of the immune system, leading to immunosuppression and opportunistic infections. Modern antiretroviral therapy can effective control HIV replication and has greatly improved the prognosis for HIV-infected patients.
  • HIV-associated diabetes refers to diabetes occuring among individuals with HIV who may not otherwise have traditional risk factors for diabetes.

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Last updated: January 1, 2016