Special Considerations Related to Aging in HIV-Infected Patients

  • Author: Matthew B. Goetz, MD (More Info)
  • Section Editor: Judith S. Currier, MD, MSc
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 9/28/15 (What's New)

Summary

  • Risk of new-onset diabetes among HIV-infected persons increases with age
  • Depletion of skeletal muscle mitochondrial content in older patients is associated with development of diabetes

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