All CROI conference materials are online now. Here are a few more abstracts focused on HIV and aging issues from CROI 2016. Be sure to go online and check the full posters and summaries for more details.
CROI 2016 took place from Feb 22-26, 2016 in Boston, MA. The two medical directors for our site were in attendance and have provided brief summaries of some of the key abstracts pertaining to HIV care in older adults. As usual there is so much information and new research at CROI—it’s impossible to cover it all so we encourage everyone to check out the online materials as well once they are available.
As discussed in this site’s Case Study on Cardiovascular Diseases, the literature data support the conclusion that there is a 50% increase in myocardial infarction, as well as increases in other cardiovascular diseases in HIV-infected adults. Two recent reports extend these observations to subclinical indicators of cardiovascular disease.
Increasingly providers of clinical care for people living with HIV are spending less time managing drug resistance and associated short term ART toxicities and more time managing age associated illnesses (
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