Special Considerations in the Management of HIV-Infected Patients From Minority Communities

  • Authors: Bisola Ojikutu, MD, MPH; Valerie E. Stone, MD, MPH (More Info)
  • Section Editor: Judith S. Currier, MD, MSc
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 7/9/18 (What's New)

Summary

  • Chronic diseases such as renal disease, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes are endemic in minority communities in the United States
  • Renal Disease
    • Blacks in the United States have a disproportionately high risk of chronic renal disease, including end-stage renal disease[US Renal Data System 2013]
    • HIV contributes significantly to end-stage renal disease in blacks[Winston 2000]
    • Impact of ART on HIVAN
        Predisposing Genetic Factors
          Comorbidities
          Cardiovascular Disease
            Hypertension
              Myocardial Infarction and Mortality
              Metabolic Syndrome and Diabetes
                Metabolic Syndrome
                  Prevalence
                    Guidelines

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