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  Conference on Retroviruses
and Opportunistic Infections
Boston USA
March 8-11, 2020
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Body Composition Changes Over The Menopausal
Transition In Women With and At Risk For HIV
  CROI 2020
Thuy Trang J. NGUYEN, M.D.1, YifeiMA, M.S.1, Rebecca SCHERZER, Ph.D.1,2, AdaoraADIMORA, M.D.3, Margaret FISCHL, M.D. , Margaret FISCHL, M.D.4, Audrey L. FRENCH, M.D.5, Mark H. KUNIHOLM, Ph.D.6, Howard MINKOFF, M.D.7, Michael PLANKEY8, Carl GRUNFELD, M.D., Ph.D.1,2,Phyllis C. TIEN, M.D.1,2 1Dept of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA;2Medical Service, Department of Veteran Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, CA; 3Dept of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC; 4Dept of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL; 5Dept of Medicine, Stroger Hospital and Rush University, Chicago, IL; 6Dept of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Albany, New York, NY; 7Dept of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maimonides Medical Center, SUNY Downstate, Brooklyn, NY; 8Dept of Medicine, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC
Waist circumference increased over time in HIV+ similarly to HIV-, so did BMI but at lower rates compared to HIV-. I would suggest contrary to authors surging HIV blunts expected trajectory of BMI increase that other factors including HIV may be at play. Jules