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- 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.