Activity

Activity ID

3643

Expires

February 18, 2023

Format Type

Enduring

CME Credit

0.5

Fee

$30
CME Provider

JAMA

Description

Great strides have been made in treating HIV, as Anthony Fauci, MD, discusses in this podcast episode. But even substantial viral suppression leaves some virus behind, causing chronic inflammation. Many chronic diseases, including atherosclerotic coronary vascular disease, are worsened by this chronic inflammatory state. Because HIV patients are now living very long lives, they are also developing chronic diseases at a more rapid rate than their non-HIV-infected peer“s because of this chronic inflammation.

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1. This activity is accredited by the American Medical Association.
2. This activity is free to AMA members.

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Educational Objectives

To understand the relationship between HIV infection, chronic inflammation, and chronic disease.

Keywords

HIV, Infectious Diseases

Competencies

Medical Knowledge, Patient Care & Procedural Skills

CME Credit Type

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

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