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Re: [[IP] HIV and AIDS]

email @ redacted wrote:
> In a message dated 10/13/99 9:18:36 PM Eastern Daylight Time, email @ redacted
> writes:
> << Autoimmune Disease. >>
>  But I thought AIDS was Autoimmune Deficiency Syndrome, similar name but not
> the same disease, just like diabetes incipidus (sp?), diabetes mellitus,etc.

AIDS stands for Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome; and is not
auto-immune at all. 

AIDS is acquired from the HIV virus. It then results in a LOSS of the
immune system; the body not only doesn't attack itself, but can't resist
attack from opportunistic organisms it comes into contact with. 

So no relationship to DM or any other auto-immune disorder.

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