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August 17, 2009

The Association Between Food Insecurity and Mortality Among HIV-Infected Individuals on HAART

"Conclusions: Food insecurity is a risk factor for mortality among antiretroviral therapy-treated individuals in British Columbia, particularly among individuals who are underweight. Innovative approaches to address food insecurity should be incorporated into HIV treatment programs."

Comment: This problem is likely to be more severe in the U.S. than in Canada.

Read more in JAIDS, August 13, 2009.