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Word on the Street: Advice on Adhering to HIV Treatment

June 14, 2012


Kay D.

Kay D., Colorado; Diagnosed 1992

Make your habits work for you. It's hard to remember to take your meds if you're not used to the routine. If you know that you wake up every morning and have coffee, set your meds next to the pot of coffee. I am certainly not an advocate for smoking, but let's be realistic: A lot of HIV-positive people smoke. If the first thing you reach for in the morning is your cigs, put your meds on top of them. I turn my computer off every night, so my meds are right next to my computer.

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