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Word on the Street: Advice on Adhering to HIV Treatment

June 14, 2012


Efrain Carrasquillo

Efrain Carrasquillo, Bronx, N.Y.; Diagnosed 1990

One of the difficulties to adhering is admitting that, for the rest of my life, I am going to have to take meds. I guess that's one area you can't tell yourself, "I only want to take meds for the next 6 months." You can't do that. That is not the case. You can grow resistant. And that keeps me motivated; all together, my health is good and I don't want to lose my health. I love myself like that.

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