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Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal:
doi: 10.1097/INF.0b013e318286c774
HIV Reports

Insulin Resistance and Glucose and Lipid Concentrations in a Cohort of Perinatally HIV-infected Latin American Children

Hazra, Rohan MD*; Hance, Laura Freimanis PhD, MD; Monteiro, Jacqueline Pontes PhD; Ruz, Noris Pavia MD, MsC§; Machado, Daisy Maria MD, PhD; Saavedra, Mariza MD; Motta, Fabrizio MS**; Harris, D. Robert PhD

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Abstract

We measured glucose, insulin and lipids in 249 perinatally HIV-infected Latin American children. Only 1 subject had impaired fasting glucose; 6.8% had insulin resistance. Abnormalities in total, low-density lipoprotein and high-density lipoprotein cholesterol and triglycerides were reported for 13%, 13%, 21% and 34%, respectively. Continued follow-up of this population is necessary to characterize the evolution and clinical consequences of these findings.

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