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Word on the Street: Advice on Adhering to HIV Treatment

June 14, 2012

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Antonio E. Urbina, M.D.

Antonio E. Urbina, M.D., Associate Medical Director, Center for Comprehensive Care, St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York City

The best tool to support adherence is extra encouragement and support, in particular from friends, partners and families. Lifelong adherence to HIV meds is tough but with trusted support in your life taking HIV meds can become more manageable. Ask friends, partners, or family members to give you a call and remind you to take your medications, help you fill your pill box, or cheer you on when you are having a bad day and just don't feel like taking your meds.

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