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  22nd Conference on Retroviruses and
Opportunistic Infections
Seattle Washington Feb 23 - 26, 2015
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Age-Related Morbidities Among HIV-Infected Adults From 2000 to 2010...high comorbidities rate among older >60 & among Blacks....rates increase with age >40 through >60
  Reported by Jules Levin
CROI 2015 Feb 23-26, Seattle, WA
Cherise Wong1, Stephen Gange1, Gregory Kirk1, Jennifer Thorne1, Keri Althoff1, Michael Horberg2, Anita Rachlis3, John Gill4, Robert Hogg5, James Goedert6 1 Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States;2 Mid-Atlantic Permanente Research Institute, Rockville, Maryland, United States;3 University of Toronto Sunnybrook Research Institute, Toronto, Ontario, Canada;4 University of Calgary, Alberta Health Services, Calgary, Alberta, Canada;5 British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada;6 National Cancer Institute (NCI), Rockville, Maryland, United States ....from Jules: incidence of comorbidities increase with age & much higher among >60 yrs old & much higher among Black than non-Blacks......[authors conclude- These findings support the need for comprehensive management and interventions that address complex health needs, particularly among Black adults with HIV].....incidence rates double in 40-49 vs <40 & big increase to 50-59 & much higher increase in >60 vs 40-59....do you need any more info on what we are facing with the aging population