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Prevalence and immuno-metabolic associations of
frailty in older Australian men living with HIV:
a crosssectional analysis

  Reported by Jules Levin
22nd International AIDS Conference, Amsterdam, Netherlands, July 23-27, 2018
Yeoh H1,2, Cherry C1,3, Cheng A1, Palmer C1,2 *, Hoy J1 *, Crowe S1,2 * 1 Department of Infectious Diseases, The Alfred and Monash University, Melbourne, Australia. 2 Centre for Biomedical Research, Burnet Institute, Melbourne, Australia. 3 School of Physiology, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. * these authors contributed equally to this work



Frailty Index



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(3) Clegg A, Young J, Iliffe S, Old Rikkert M, Rockwood K. Frailty in Older People. Lancet 2003; 381(9868): 752-762.
(4) Searle S, Mitniski A, Gahbauer E et al. A standard procedure for creating a frailty index. BMC Geriatr. 2008; 8:24.
Acknowledgements: Thank you to the men who participated in this study and to the Victorian HIV/AIDS Service for their support and work in contributing to this research.
Financial disclosures: Merck Sharp & Dohme (Aust) and the International AIDS Society.