Journal Article

Apparent Resolution of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus after Initiation of Potent Antiretroviral Therapy in a Man from Africa with HIV Infection

John Koeppe and Lisa Kosmiski

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

Published on behalf of Infectious Diseases Society of America

Volume 42, issue 10, pages e79-e81
Published in print May 2006 | ISSN: 1058-4838
Published online May 2006 | e-ISSN: 1537-6591 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/503573
Apparent Resolution of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus after Initiation of Potent Antiretroviral Therapy in a Man from Africa with HIV Infection

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We describe a 52-year-old African man with human immunodeficiency virus infection and type 2 diabetes mellitus whose diabetes resolved as viral replication was suppressed with protease inhibitor—based antiretroviral therapy. This case suggests that human immunodeficiency virus infection itself can precipitate overt diabetes mellitus.

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Subjects: Infectious Diseases ; Immunology ; Public Health and Epidemiology ; Microbiology

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