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A Day in the Life Video Series: Khafre Abif on Sticking to Meds and Self-Care

April 17, 2012

Keeping up with HIV meds often means having to weave daily doses into a busy life. How do other HIVers do it? In each episode of this video series, we'll take a peek into the day-to-day routine of a person who's living with HIV, taking HIV meds, and dealing with situations that get in the way of adherence. Watch other videos in the series.

Episode 6: Khafre Abif

Age: 45

Home: Atlanta, Ga.

Diagnosed: 1991

Even in the '90s, while working and raising a young son, Khafre Abif stayed mindful of sticking to his HIV meds. "I cannot be a successful father, activist, writer, or advocate if I'm not taking care of myself first," he says. He shares his tips for staying healthy and adherent.

Keeping up with HIV meds often means weaving daily doses into busy lives. How do other HIVers do it? In each episode of this video series, we'll take a peek into the day-to-day routine of a person who's living with HIV, taking HIV meds, and dealing w

Produced by Mark S. King.


Copyright © 2012 Remedy Health Media, LLC. All rights reserved.


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Reader Comments:

Comment by: P.J. (Ottawa, Canada) Thu., Apr. 26, 2012 at 2:14 pm EDT
Thanks Khafre for the video; it is very encouraging to see that you've been managing over so many years. Keep it up!
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Comment by: kevin urban (nyc) Mon., Apr. 23, 2012 at 4:23 am EDT
Keep om keepin on my brother
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