J Currier Plenary- “Intersection of Non-Communicable Diseases and Ageing in HIV”

Intersection of Non-Communicable Diseases and Ageing in HIV- Judy Currier

Plenary from AIDS 2012

 

Many people wonder if HIV with aging is a double hit to the immune system leading and whether this underlies some of the chronic diseases we are seeing……diet & exercise reduce risk……Failure to address these problems could lead to an erosion of the benefits of ART in the years ahead.

Aging with HIV increases risk for NCD” (chronic comorbid disease-heart disease, cancers, diabetes, renal, neurologic diseases, mental health, gastroenterologic diseases).