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Author Topic: Blog Article: "HIV Meets Diabetes Meets HIV"  (Read 1992 times)

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Offline komnaes

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Blog Article: "HIV Meets Diabetes Meets HIV"
« on: September 16, 2007, 11:51:36 PM »
Hi guys,

My apologies first if this link to an article of the captioned title has been posted before. I searched Joe Wright, the author's name, but can't find any entry here. Wright compares HIV with type-II diabetes, which patients are also being stigmatized (bad life-style choices, etc). What's really "interesting" is this quote in the first paragraph: ' I heard a cardiologist talking about cardiovsacular efforts of HIV, who then put his talk in context by causally saying, "Even so, I'd choose to have HIV over having diabetes.".. '

Would like to know what you folks think, especially from LTS.

http://hemodynamics.blogspot.com/2007/07/hiv-meets-diabetes-meets-hiv.html

Thanks, Shaun
Aug 07 Diagnosed
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Offline Matty the Damned

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Re: Blog Article: "HIV Meets Diabetes Meets HIV"
« Reply #1 on: September 16, 2007, 11:57:07 PM »
Shaun,

Cheers for this link. It's certainly one of the most interesting I've seen posted here for a while. I may comment at a later time.

MtD

 


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