Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, October 20th, 2003
According to recent research from the United States, "Abnormalities of glucose regulation, including impaired glucose tolerance and insulin resistance, are often seen among human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected patients receiving highly active antiretroviral therapy."
"Insulin resistance in this population may result from antiviral medication directly impairing glucose uptake in the muscle, effects of HIV per se, or indirect effects, such as fat redistribution," noted S. Grinspoon and coauthors at Harvard University....
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