Understanding diabetes in patients with HIV/AIDS

Diabetol Metab Syndr. 2011 Jan 14;3(1):2. doi: 10.1186/1758-5996-3-2.


This paper reviews the incidence, pathogenetic mechanisms and management strategies of diabetes mellitus in patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). It classifies patients based on the aetiopathogenetic mechanisms, and proposes rational methods of management of the condition, based on aetiopathogenesis and concomitant pharmacotherapy.