Danish research underlines the importance of monitoring kidney function in patients doing well on antiretrovirals

By | September 10, 2019

[unable to retrieve full-text content]The prevalence of impaired kidney function is low among white HIV-positive individuals with an undetectable viral load, Danish investigators report in HIV Medicine.  However, the rate was still double that seen in closely matched HIV-negative controls (4% vs 2%), and as a risk factor for impaired kidney function, infection with HIV was on a par with diabetes. Older age accentuated the risk of renal impairment for people with HIV.
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