Working towards an understanding of bone disease in HIV

July 31, 2016 at 12:30 pm

Current Opinion In HIV and AIDS May 2016 V.11 N.3 P.251–252

Editorial

Brown, Todd T.; Mallon, Patrick W.G.

aDivision of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

bHIV Molecular Research Group, School of Medicine, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

Over the next 15 years, the population of older people living with HIV is expected to increase markedly. In the Dutch ATHENA cohort, for example, the proportion of HIV-infected persons 60 years and older will increase from 8% in 2010 to 39% in 2030, with expected increases in aging-related comorbidities [1]. Osteoporotic fracture is a quintessential disease of aging whose incidence increases exponentially after age 65–70 years in the general population. It is also a major cause of morbidity, mortality, reduced quality of life, and healthcare expenditure…

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