Do diabetics have any different of a chance of getting

Patient

Q: Do diabetics have any different of a chance of getting HIV/AIDS than non diabetics?

Doctor

A:   Hello
Thank you posting your query on “Ask the Doctor”

As HIV infection is communicable through unprotected sex, infected blood and fomites that carries blood, it requires mode of transmission to spread of disease. Being diabetic or non-diabetic are is equally susceptible, if they have high-risk behaviour. Being diabetic by no means has a chance to develop HIV by its own.
But sharing insulin needle and syringes with other has a greater risk of HIV transmission.
It was found that HIV positive persons have more chances of developing diabetes but not vise versa.

Hope this will be useful to you.

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