Published in Medicine and Law Weekly, May 14th, 2004
In a study from Spain, the "evolution of fasting glucose, triglyceride, and total and high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol level and the factors associated with development of clinically significant abnormalities in these metabolic parameters at 6 months were assessed in 353 consecutive human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected patients who were receiving antiretroviral therapy containing lopinavir-ritonavir.
"Although glucose and HDL cholesterol levels did not change, triglyceride and total cholesterol levels significantly increased (p<0.001 for...
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