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Hepatitis C Virus Treatment with Directly Acting Agents Reduces the Risk of Incident Diabetes - Results from ERCHIVES.

08:00 EDT 12th April 2019 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "Hepatitis C Virus Treatment with Directly Acting Agents Reduces the Risk of Incident Diabetes - Results from ERCHIVES."

Effect of interferon-based therapies for HCV upon risk of diabetes is controversial. Effect of newer directly acting antiviral agents (DAA) upon this risk is unknown. We sought to determine the effect of HCV treatment upon the risk and incidence of diabetes.

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Name: Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America
ISSN: 1537-6591
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