Global Burden of HIV-Related CVD Has Tripled Over Two Decades

[From tctMD, July 13, 2018]

“People with HIV are more than twice as likely to develop cardiovascular disease than those without the virus, according to the results of a new review and meta-analysis.

CVD attributable to HIV has more than doubled globally over the past two decades, from 0.36% in 1990 to 0.92% in 2015, while disability-adjusted life-years (DALY), a measure of the number of healthy time lost, tripled in this same period.”

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