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Title: Curing Hepatitis C in Those With HIV May Cut Diabetes and Kidney Failure Risk
Post by: Hep Editors on March 06, 2017, 10:10:11 am
People with HIV and hepatitis C virus may reduce their risk of diabetes and possibly chronic kidney failure as well by curing HCV, Healio reports. These health benefits are in addition to a lowered risk of numerous liver- and AIDS-related health problems and death.

Publishing their findings in the journal Hepatology, researchers studied a group of 1,625 HIV/HCV-positive individuals who received interferon and ribavirin treatment for HIV between 2000 and 2008 and were followed through May 2014.

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