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Author Topic: Curing Hepatitis C in Those With HIV May Cut Diabetes and Kidney Failure Risk  (Read 2279 times)

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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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https://www.hepmag.com/article/curing-hepatitis-c-hiv-may-cut-diabetes-kidney-failure-risk

 


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