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November 19, 2009

Low Vitamin D Levels in Alpine HIV Study

"A new study adds to the evidence that vitamin D deficiency is common in people living with HIV. The new data, from an Italian study reported last week at the 12th European AIDS Conference in Cologne, Germany, and summarized by the National AIDS Treatment Advocacy Project (NATAP), underscore the potential importance of testing for and treating low vitamin D levels to thwart the increased risk of bone deterioration and immune system dysfunction in those infected with the virus."

Read more in POZ, November 16, 2009.