Do ARVs contribute to inflammation?

The development of type 2 diabetes has been linked to systemic inflammation among HIV-positive people taking antiretrovirals (ARVs).

…They also believe their findings provide “clues” as to why people with HIV on ARVs remain at increased risk of cardiovascular diseases and other chronic illnesses.

Is not inflammation from a medicine designed to treat immunodeficiency a very embarrassing side effect?

[Source: diabetes.co.uk]

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