Cardiovascular Disease

Increased Cardiovascular and Diabetes Related Mortality Among HIV Patients

  • Dec 04, 18
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AIDS-related causes of death have decreased with better HIV treatment, and non-AIDS related causes of death have increased. A study of 5285 Italians aged 15-74 years with diagnosed AIDS was conducted from 2006-2011.

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CVD Risk Profile: Transgender Women with HIV Increased Anemia and Lower Hemoglobin

  • Sep 04, 18
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Almost a third of transgender women in the USA test positive for HIV (CDC). This study aimed to show the CVD profile of transgender women. Data was derived from the Partners Healthcare System (PHS) in Boston.

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The HIV+ population exhibits a higher prevalence of traditional cardiovascular risk factors, including smoking, poor diet, sedentary lifestyle, substance abuse, stress, and mental illness.

Increases in Cardiovascular Diseases in HIV-infected Adults

  • Dec 21, 15
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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.

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HIV-Infected Men at Increased Risk for Heart Disease, Large Study Finds

  • Apr 01, 14
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The buildup of soft plaque in arteries that nourish the heart is more common and extensive in HIV-infected men than HIV-uninfected men, independent of established cardiovascular disease risk factors, according to a new study by National Institutes of Health grantees. The findings suggest that HIV-infected men are at greater risk for a heart attack than their HIV-uninfected peers, the researchers write in Annals of Internal Medicine.

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