Metabolic Complications of HIV and Antiretroviral Therapy: Dyslipidemia, Insulin Resistance, and Cardiovascular Disease

  • Authors: Judith S. Currier, MD, MSc; Risa Hoffman, MD, MPH (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD; Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD
  • Last Reviewed: 10/10/18 (What's New)


  • Dyslipidemia, insulin resistance, and CVD occur at increased frequency in HIV-infected patients
  • Traditional risk factors, HIV infection, and ART contribute to overall risk
  • History taking in HIV-infected patients should include CVD history and risk, including family history (Management Guidelines)[Aberg 2014]

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