Jeffrey McMullen

Clinical posts from members and guests of the Australasian Society for HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Sexual Health Medicine (ASHM) from various international medical and scientific conferences on HIV, AIDS, viral hepatitis, and sexual health.

HIV and Co-Morbidity

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There seems to be a high risk of Cardiovascular Disease in HIV positive clients,even without cardiovascular risk factors.

Abacavir causes a platelet reactivity in HIV infected clients,this increases risk of thrombus,thus increasing risk of Myocardial Infarction.

Dyslipidaemia is now actually lower now than previously.Cholesterol levels now in clients with HIV now lower and better monitored than HIV negative clients.

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